The 2023 Times Higher ranking has also placed the UCC at a commendable 24th position globally for research influence and within the top 400 universities worldwide.
This follows the UCC's remarkable achievement in the 2022 ranking when it was declared the best university in Ghana, West Africa, and the fourth best on the African continent. Notably, it was also named the best university globally for research influence.
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