Party animals shown route to the M1

June 2, 2000

Students should head north for the high life, according to the Virgin Alternative Guide to British Universities.

A clutch of northern universities, including Leeds, Manchester and Glasgow, notched up 20 out of 20 in the social scene stakes, while scoring slightly lower in terms of academic excellence and graduate employment.

Although Cambridge University got the highest academic score out of the 20 institutions profiled, its social factor stood at a mere 12. Complied by Piers Dudgeon, the guide aims to show that there is more to university life than study.

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments


Featured jobs

International Admissions Officer

St Marys University, Twickenham

Admissions Officer

Bpp University

Senior Administrative Officer

University Of Pretoria