A Russell Group university

The University is one of the 24 universities that make up the Russell Group. Members of this group are committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.

In the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017, we were voted number one in the Russell Group and third best university nationally, with our Students' Union voted best in the UK for the ninth year in a row.

QS World University Rankings

The University is rated 75th in world – a rise of seven places on the previous year – and 13th in the UK in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings

The University is ranked 104th in the world – a rise of five places on the previous year – and 13th in the UK according to the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

We also came in at number 42 out of 200 universities in Europe and we're in the top 50 most international universities in the world, with a ranking of 42 out of 800 leading universities worldwide.

We're 11th out of 250 universities in Europe in the first international ranking to measure the quality of teaching across the world, the Europe Teaching Rankings.


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