The University of Hull bagged its name in the world’s top 200 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings. These global rankings are based on the United Nations’ (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an urgent call for countries to work in partnership, address global challenges, and achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. The 2023 ranking demonstrates that the University of Hull continues to commit to and take action toward the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
In addition to the sustainability goal of University of Hull, they have announced a range of new scholarships for international students, as part of their commitment to shaping a fairer, brighter, and carbon-neutral future. The ‘Fairer Future Global Scholarships’ are part of the University of Hull’s response to achieving progress in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The new scholarships will be awarded to 17 international students aspiring to join various undergraduate programs, each closely connected to one or more of the SDGs. The award for each student is 50% of the tuition fee for the whole duration of their undergraduate studies, starting in September 2023. The purpose of these scholarships is to aid students who desire to change the world and help create a “brighter” future for all.
Social justice, equality, inclusivity, and sustainable development are ideals that are at the forefront of the University of Hull’s mission and vision statements. By collaborating with underserved communities and providing them a voice, the university’s research transforms lives and empowers people to fight injustice. The University of Hull was also ranked among the top 100 of several SDGs in 2023 that include, reduced inequalities (Joint 40th out of 901 (SDG 10)), climate action (Joint 48th out of 735 (SDG 13)), life below water (Joint 64th out of 504 (SDG 14)), partnerships for goals (Joint 71st out of 1625 (SDG 17)).