In cooperation with Egyptian Knowledge Bank, a workshop entitled “The University Impact Rankings” was held by the University Community Services and Environmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday the 24th of April 2019. It was introduced by Prof. Samaa EL Dek, Head of the Department of Materials Science and Nanotechnology and Director of the International Classification Office at Beni Suef University. The workshop objective was to discuss the University Impact Rankings based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the SDG17 – Partnerships Goal – is mandatory, plus three or more elective SDGs from the list of non-mandatory SDGS.
Members of the university ranking committee attended the workshop. The instructor was rated excellent by 50% of the participants and very good by 50%. The attendees asked for continuous workshops as well as hands on applications.