With Education: Care for Learning • Research: Impact with Care as its core value, Lingnan is committed to contributing to the improvement of society and humankind through effective teaching and learning, sustainable research, and knowledge transfer activities with an international approach.
Lingnan is accredited as a Five Stars Institution by The QS Intelligence Unit, which evaluates universities worldwide across a wide range of important performance indicators set against pre-established international standards. Lingnan receives the maximum five stars in the areas of Teaching, Employability, Research, Internationalisation, Facilities, Arts and Culture, and Inclusiveness.
The Times Higher Education’s World University Impact Rankings 2020, which assess the social and economic impact of universities worldwide based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, rate Lingnan University second best in the world for "Quality Education". We also excel in promoting "No Poverty" and "Decent Work and Economic Growth", where we are ranked 48th and 71st respectively.
We have scored highest among eight UGC-funded universities regarding "undergraduate satisfaction with the quality and value which they have gained from their teaching and learning experiences" in the University Grants Committee’s University Accountability Agreements annual progress report for two consecutive years (2018 and 2019). Our "undergraduate satisfaction with their overall learning environment", evaluated by students, was also second best in 2018 and 2019.
As we are welcoming the new cohort of students joining the Lingnan community for 2020/21 academic year, all these international recognitions have made us determined to further enhance our excellence in teaching and research for all our students and society at large. As a leading Liberal Arts University in Asia, colleagues, students, alumni and friends of the University will work together to promote "Lingnan Spirit" to scale new height of the University to promote "Education: Care for Learning • Research: Impact with Care".