Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU) has been ranked 638th in the world in a sustainable universities list.
Starting in 2021, the UI GreenMetric is an initiative of Universitas Indonesia that ranks universities throughout the world based on their commitment and actions towards sustainability.
In 2021, UI GreenMetric themed “Universities, UI GreenMetric and SDGs in the Time of Pandemic,” focusing on universities’ efforts to continue their sustainability programs and policies based on UI GreenMetric and SDGs while coping with the Covid-19 pandemic.
This year, 956 universities from 80 countries participated in the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings. Participants completed an online questionnaire with six categories: setting and infrastructure, energy and climate change, waste, water, transportation and education. With a total of 4,800 out of 10,000 points, STOU has been ranked 638th in the world and 32nd in Thailand.
STOU has put sustainability among one of the five missions in the STOU Plan for Excellence.
The Top 10 Universities in 2021 UI Green Metric World University Rankings
- Wageningen University and Research, Netherland
- University of Nottingham, UK
- University of Groningen, Netherland
- Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
- University of California, Davis, USA
- Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld (Trier University of Applied Sciences), Germany
- Leiden University, Netherlands
- University College Cork, Ireland
- University of Connecticut, USA
- Universidade de Sao Paulo USP, Brazil
The Top 10 Thai Universities in 2021 UI Green Metric World University Rankings
- Kasetsart University (World rank 45)
- Mahidol University (World rank 59)
- Suranaree University of Technology (World rank 75)
- King Mongkut ‘s University of Technology Thonburi (World rank 83)
- Dhurakij Pundit University (World rank 101)
- Siam University (World rank 103)
- Mae Fah Luang University (World rank 103)
- Walailak University (World rank 116)
- Maejo University (World rank 121)
- Mahasarakham University (World rank 145)
The overall ranking can be found here: https://greenmetric.ui.ac.id/rankings/overall-rankings-2021/