University of Cyberjaya Ranked Top 601+ in THE Impact Rankings 2020

The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings use carefully calibrated indicators to deliver thorough and balanced comparisons across research, outreach and stewardship.

Uoc ranked top 601+ in the impact rankings 2020

The University of Cyberjaya joins a growing list of world leading universities highlighted in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020. The Rankings is organised and published by Times Higher Education (THE), the publishers of the World University Rankings. THE Impact Rankings 2020 recognises universities across the world for their social and economic impact based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Aside from an overall ranking of Top 601+, the University of Cyberjaya was also assessed under 4 individual Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) namely, Good Health and Well-being (Top 200), Quality Education (Top 600), Gender Equality (Top 401+) and Partnerships for the Goals (Top 600).

The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings use carefully calibrated indicators to deliver thorough and balanced comparisons across research, outreach and stewardship.

The Good Health and Well-being SDG highlights the University of Cyberjaya’s contributions towards increasing health and well-being for people of all ages and improving sanitation and hygiene through its many community health awareness programmes both locally and across Southeast Asia. This is reflected in the University international humanitarian mission, Twenties For Smileys (TFS) that has conducted 7 international missions in the South East Asia region to engage in volunteerism and humanitarian programmes. The University’s health Faculties boast over 15 years of contributing to the development of over 3,000 healthcare professionals, thus heightening access to physicians and healthcare professionals.

In fact, the University of Cyberjaya’s MBBS programme is internationally recognised and accredited across 7 different countries. The University is also one of the very few Malaysian universities with a Master’s in Clinical Pharmacy and the only Malaysian university with a Doctor of Pharmacy programme that was jointly developed by the University of Southern California, United States.

The University’s ranking within the Top 600 for the Quality Education SDG reflects its commitment to delivering high quality and industry relevant curriculum. It has been awarded a 5-Star (Excellent) rating by SETARA since 2011 and has also received a rating of 5-Stars for Teaching, Facilities, Employability and Inclusiveness under the QS Stars programme.

The programmes at the University of Cyberjaya are also accredited by the Australian Register of Hemoeopaths, Institution of Occupational Safety & Health, UK, and the Malaysian Department of Occupational Safety & Health. With these programmes that integrate workplace-focused elements and problem-based learning experiences, the University nurtures highly employable graduates.

Realising the need for gender equality, the University strives to ensure education opportunities are extended to all regardless of their gender as a means to spur social growth and development. The University is honoured that its efforts to advocate for this cause has been recognised, putting the University at Top 401+ under the Gender Equality SDG.

Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohamad Abd Razak said: “I’m proud of our newly achieved rankings and for producing over 3,000 healthcare professionals who are at the forefront of the healthcare industry to foster Good Health and Well-being for the community. Indeed, quality is our utmost importance in our quest to deliver the very best and we will continue to focus on setting new standards in our education.”

The University is proud to be a part of this renowned ranking, one that demonstrates the differences a university makes in the world we live in. For more information on the 2020 THE Impact Rankings, visit

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