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Awards and Rankings

THE Impact

Newcastle University was ranked was ranked in the top 100 in the world out of 1,963 institutions in the 2024 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.

The rankings assessed universities across the world on action taken towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Universities are assessed on operations, research, stewardship, outreach and teaching.

Newcastle University has an SDG Committee which steers action at the University, and the Global Challenges Academy brings together research that supports the SDGs.

Green Gowns

Newcastle University had two climate action initiatives celebrated at the 2021 Green Gown Awards.

2030 Climate Action: Newcastle University's Climate Action Plan

The University was recognised as Highly Commended in the 2030 Climate Action category.

Our Climate Action Plan sets out our plans for net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2030, along with ambitious targets for indirect emissions.

Benefitting Society: Climate Change Catastrophe!

Newcastle University, in partnership with Cap-a-Pie theatre company, won the Green Gown for Benefitting Society with the show Climate Change Catastrophe!

The series explains the emergency situation of the climate crisis, made by kids, for grown ups.