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UK University Ranking for 2012

Posted on 13 September 2011

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Sunday Times: The University of Cambridge is ranked 1st nationally in The Sunday Times University Guide for 2012, followed by University of Oxford in second place. Imperial College London dropped from third place last year to 14th nationally in the 2012 league table. Durham University was ranked No. 3 in the UK, moving up from 6th last year, achieving its highest ever ranking in the guide. The University of Exeter is ranked 9th (up from 17th place last year) in this league table and has also been named runner-up in The Sunday Times University of the Year award.

The top 20 UK universities for 2012:
1 Cambridge
2 Oxford
3 Durham
4 LSE
5 Bath
6 St Andrews
7 UCL
8 Warwick
9 Exeter
10 Bristol
11 Loughborough
12 Newcastle
13 Sheffield
14 Imperial College London
15 Nottingham
15 York
17 King’s College London
18 Lancaster
19 Sussex
20 Glasgow
Source: The Sunday Times http://registrarism.wordpress.com/2011/06/23/the-times-2012-university-league-table/

Guardian: Cambridge is ranked No. 1 among the leading UK universities in the Guardian University Guide 2012, followed by Oxford in second place and St Andrews in third place nationally. The University of St Andrews remained as the top university in Scotland and the only Scottish institution in the Guardian’s top 10, moving up one place from 4th in last year’s table.

The Top 10 UK universities for 2012:
1 Cambridge
2 Oxford
3 St Andrews
4 London School of Economics
5 UCL
6 Warwick
7 Lancaster
8 Durham
9 Loughborough
10 Imperial
Source: Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/universityguide

The Times Good University Guide 2012: Oxford is ranked No. 1 in the nation and ahead of Cambridge (2nd), LSE (3rd), and Imperial (4th). UCL made it to the top 5 nationally, up from 7th in 2011 league table.

The Top 10 UK universities for 2012:
1 Oxford
2 Cambridge
3 LSE
4 Imperial
5 UCL
6 Durham
6 St Andrews
8 Warwick
9 Lancaster
10 Exeter

Source: The Times Good University Guide http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/gug/

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