UiTM Ranked 151 in Asia for 2024 QS World University Rankings: Sustainability

In keeping with its commitment to sustainability, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) has been ranked for the second consecutive year in the QS World University Rankings: Sustainability 2024. Compared to last year, UiTM saw an increase in percentile by 11.6% and attained the position of 151 in Asia for this global ranking. This year, 1403 institutions worldwide have been ranked compared to 700 institutions in the previous year, comprising 26 institutions from Malaysia and 478 collectively from Asia.

The ranking measurement in 2024 comes with substantial changes, particularly with the inclusion of Governance as one of its main indicators along with Environmental Impact and Social Impact that were introduced last year.

Significantly, UiTM saw an increase in rank compared to last year for Environmental Impact as UiTM performed higher than the median score based on the global distribution of scores. UiTM also saw an increase in its score for Social Impact, which is measured through five indicators: Knowledge Exchange, Employability and Outcomes, Equality, Health and Wellbeing, and Impact of Education. Remarkably, UiTM’s rank for Knowledge Exchange also increased from =401 last year to =178 this year, underscoring the university’s dedication towards exchanging knowledge between regions to impact the local community and wider society positively.

UiTM is among the top 40% of institutions based on the global distribution of scores for this year’s newly introduced Governance indicator. This new indicator measures whether an institution has strong governance that allows for open decision-making, student representation, ethical culture, and financial transparency.

Overall, UiTM is ranked as =599 out of 1403 institutions this year and is in 13th place out of 26 ranked institutions in Malaysia. With this recognition, UiTM is committed to achieving its long-standing objective of cultivating professional Bumiputera talents to effectively meet local and global demands.