Lingnan UniversityA Leading Liberal Arts University

A Leading Liberal Arts University

A Leading Liberal Arts University

Lingnan University is ranked third in "Quality Education" globally by the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022. The rankings, which reflect the extent universities deliver the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are compiled from data submitted by over 1,200 universities from 96 countries or regions. The University Impact Rankings are designed to reflect an institution’s impact on the broader sphere of society, above and beyond that of its research and teaching achievements. "Caring for Student Learning" is the core mission of Lingnan University, our education is informed by impactful research promoting sustainable development.

In the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2020 conducted by the University Grants Committee in Hong Kong, a large percentage of LU research outputs is classified as “World Leading” (4-star) or “Internationally Excellent” (3-star).

Among them, our Unit of Assessment in Sociology & Anthropology ranked first among all local universities in the percentage of 4-star research outputs, and Accountancy, Philosophy, and Social Work & Social Policy came second. Our Social Work & Social Policy had the highest percentage of 4-star and 3-star research outputs among local universities, while Accountancy came second.

With regard to Research Impact, more than half of LU’s Impact Cases were rated 4-star or 3-star (Outstanding/Considerable Impact). In “Research Environment”, LU received 4-star in Cultural Studies, and 3-star for Chinese Language & Literature, English Language & Literature, Philosophy and Accountancy. More on LU’s Impact cases:

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