Unam ranked 16th top university in Africa

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The University of Namibia (Unam) has been co-ranked 16th among the top-100 universities in Africa.

This is according to the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.

Unam on Friday issued a statement saying the Times Higher Education ranking rates university performance using 13 indicators, measuring teaching, research, research impact, innovation, and international outlook.

“As a member of the Regional Universities’ Forum (Ruforum) for Capacity Building in Agriculture, Unam considers these rankings as a benchmark in continuing to build capacity in the quest to deliver quality education that promotes innovative research and academic mobility,” the statement reads.

Unam pro-vice chancellor for academic affairs Frednard Gideon says he is thrilled that Unam has been co-ranked 16th among the top universities in Africa.

“This is testimony to our commitment to providing quality education and research that contribute to the development of our country and the continent as a whole. We are proud of our researchers, staff, and students who have worked tirelessly to achieve this recognition,” he says.

He says the university is proud to join other Ruforum member universities on the list of top universities in Africa.

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