Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta solidifies position in THE Asia Ranking 2024

3
May
2024

Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta (UNY) has made a prestigious mark in the regional higher education arena by being ranked 601+ in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia Ranking 2024. This achievement confirms UNY's commitment to raising the standard of higher education in Indonesia and the Asian region as a whole.

In its official announcement, THE revealed that UNY has shown significant improvement in various aspects of assessment, including Research Quality, Research Environment, Teaching (The Learning Environment), Industry, and International Outlook. This achievement illustrates UNY's dedication to providing an inclusive and supportive academic environment for continued intellectual growth and research.

Vice-Rector for General Affairs and Resources of UNY, Prof. Dr. Edi Purwanta, who attended THE Asia University Summit 2024 in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, expressed his pride in UNY's achievements and acknowledged that these results were the result of the hard work of the entire UNY academic community.  "UNY's position in THE Asia ranking is proof of our commitment to provide quality education and high competitiveness, and shows that UNY continues to move forward towards international standards," he said.

UNY's achievement in THE Asia Ranking is also a reflection of ongoing efforts to improve the quality of higher education in Indonesia, in line with the government's vision to increase global competitiveness through investment in education and research. UNY has continued to encourage innovation in curriculum, learning, and research to prepare students and the workforce who are ready to compete at the international level.

In addition, UNY has also established strategic measures to continuously improve the quality and relevance of higher education in the future. This includes increased collaboration with educational institutions and industries both domestically and internationally, development of study programs that are responsive to the demands of the job market, as well as empowerment of lecturers and researchers to contribute to scientific discovery and technological innovation.

UNY's achievement in THE Asia Ranking 2024 marks an important milestone in the university's journey towards academic excellence and global recognition. By continuing to prioritize quality, inclusivity, and innovation, UNY has proven that higher education in Indonesia can compete on the international stage, bringing hope for a brighter and more inclusive future of education. (Author: Dr. Nur Azizah, Editor: Dedy, Tj.Lak)

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