- KNUST has once again made a bold statement as a top tertiary institution in the world
- The university has been named the best university in the world when it comes to quality education
- Social media users have expressed diverse opinions on the achievement of the university
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The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has chalked yet another great feat worth celebrating.
The university has been named by Times Higher Education as the best university in the world for 2023 in terms of quality education as prescribed by Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.
A statement by Times Higher Education Impact Ranking (quality education) released on June 1, 2023, on its website, said:
"We use carefully calibrated indicators to provide comprehensive and balanced comparison across four broad areas: research, stewardship, outreach and teaching."
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The KNUST came first in the ranking with a percentage of 92.3.
The Aalborg University in Denmark and the Lingnan University Hong Kong in Hong Kong came second and third respectively
The KNUST were the only school from Africa to have made the top ten in the latest ranking.
The University of Ghana and the University of Cape Coast could not make the top 100 list as far as the ranking is concerned.
Ghanaians react to KNUST's achievement
News of the great feat by KNUST as announced on the Twitter platform Voice of KNUST had gathered a lot of reactions.
As a county we not serious one bit... The pull him down system runs through as like our blood... Universities in Ghana that can't even manufacture cars for Ghanaians to use they keep shading each other! Eii the PhD is indeed pull him down..twea kai
So as the admin dey set KNUST up for dragging you the students too no go talk am sey make he go check their site first? Eiii..dey werey ones too are shouting "Cook them" at the back
Everyday some Ghanaian university has been ranked 1st in this or that 3nso y3nhu hwee
KNUST lecturer wins award
Earlier YEN.com.gh reported that a senior lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr Kwadwo Owusu Akuffo, has won the 2022 George Britton Early Investigator of the Year Award in the UK.
The Head of the Department of Optometry and Visual Science at the institution received the award at the Brain and Ocular Nutrition Conference.
He presented his scientific paper titled, ''Macular Pigment Optical Density in a Healthy Ghanaian Sample" at the conference and received an unrestricted research grant of €2,000 (GH¢19,000+)
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