Rankings and reputation
Our students are among the most satisfied in the UK
According to figures released by the 2012 National Student Survey our students have an overall satisfaction rate of 91%.
This gives us a ranking of fifth in the national table of over 250 higher education institutes.
Our students also ranked their Students’ Union as one of the top ten in the UK. We are proud of the warm community environment in which our students learn.
The Sunday Times puts us in the top three
This year we have been recognised as third in The Sunday Times University Guide - a clear indicator of our position within the elite universities of the UK.
Named as The Sunday Times University of the Year 2011/12, being ranked as the third all-round top university for 2013 demonstrates our continuing academic excellence.
Our alumni are in the top ten for graduate earnings
Our courses are designed to provide real world skills and develop highly sought-after graduates.
The Sunday Times guide reports that our alumni can expect above average graduate salaries, placing us within the top ten universities for graduate earnings.
Sixty per cent of our undergraduates undertake an industrial or business placement. This translates to improved prospects after graduation, with 89.3% of our students finding graduate-level jobs.