The Guardian reveals its top UK universities 2018

The top universities in the UK according to The Guardian newspaper

May 16 2017

Best universities in the UK, according to Times Higher Education


The University of Cambridge takes the top spot in The Guardian newspaper’s university league table for the seventh year running. 

The University of Oxford and University of St Andrews also maintain their second and third positions from the 2017 table. Durham University jumps two places to take fourth place and the University of Bath climbs five places to complete the top five. 

Loughborough University, Imperial College London, University of Warwick, Lancaster University and the University of Surrey make up the rest of the top 10.

The top 20 universities in the UK, according to the Guardian

2018 2017 Institution
1 1 University of Cambridge
2 2 University of Oxford
3 3 University of St Andrews
4 6 Durham University
5 10 University of Bath
6 4 Loughborough University
6 7 Imperial College London
8 9 University of Warwick
9 8 Lancaster University
10 4 University of Surrey
10 14 University College London
12 15 Coventry University
13 11 University of Exeter
14 16 University of Leeds
15 13 University of Birmingham
15 12 London School of Economics and Political Science
17 19 University of York
18 24 University of East Anglia
19 25 University of Nottingham
20 20 University of Sussex

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