Best Universities In the UK

The Top Ten
1 University of Oxford The University of Oxford is a prestigious collegiate research university located in Oxford, England. Founded in the 12th century, it is the oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of the world's leading academic institutions. Oxford is made up of 39 autonomous colleges that offer a wide... read more

Oxford has a much better course than Cambridge if you want to do science. Cambridge means you have to focus on all three, including the Biology that you hate as much as the Physics that you love, before you specialise after two years. Oxford is straight to the point, therefore, better! You don't need to do Biology and Chemistry as well as what you really want, so, if you want to do a science, Oxford is better than Cambridge. But Cambridge is good.

The oldest university in the english-speaking world is still the best!

2 University of Cambridge The University of Cambridge is a public research university in Cambridge, England. Established in 1209, it is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world. The institution consists of 31 autonomous colleges and offers a broad range of academic programs. Cambridge has an outstanding reputation... read more

As a current student here, I find both the academic and vocational aspects of this university fantastic.

3 Imperial College

Imperial is amazing; in my opinion, it should be higher than Oxford and Cambridge! I love how it's entirely focused on science, engineering and medicine. No pointless degrees are offered here (sorry art and social science students! )

4 Durham University
5 London School of Economics
6 University of Edinburgh
7 University of St. Andrews
8 UCL (University College London) UCL, or University College London, is a public research university in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 1826, it is the third oldest university in England and was the first to admit students regardless of religion or gender. UCL is renowned for its research output and has numerous faculties covering... read more
9 University of Warwick
10 Lancaster University
The Contenders
11 Loughborough University
12 LBS (London Business School)
13 Cranfield University
14 University of Bristol
15 University of Brighton
16 University of Manchester
17 University of Surrey
18 Newcastle University
19 Southampton University
20 Cardiff University
21 University of Birmingham
22 Keele University
23 University of Leeds

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24 University of Glasgow
25 University of Exeter
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