Awards and Certifications

The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings

Brock’s work to better the world has earned the University its spot, for the second consecutive year, in a global ranking of post-secondary institutions working towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Released June 1, 2023, the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings placed Brock in the top 300 of nearly 1,600 universities from 112 countries around the globe!

Based on efforts to meet SDGs set by the UN to achieve a better and more sustainable world by 2030, the rankings explore the impact that a university can have, specifically looking at themes of poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice.

Brock’s submission outlined initiatives in nine SDGs: Partnerships for the Goals; climate Action; Responsible Consumption and Production; Sustainable Cities and Communities; Decent Work and Economic Growth; Affordable and Clean Energy; Gender equality; Quality Education; and Good Health and Well-being.

Brock Earns Silver STARS Rating

In 2021, Brock University earned a Silver rating from its inaugural Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS), a comprehensive framework developed for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

STARS is administered by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) with support and ongoing engagement from a wide variety of higher education stakeholders.

Brock University was listed under the Silver STARS Rating in the 2021 Sustainable Campus Index.