The Guardian University Guide 2014 rankings
04 June 2013
The Guardian University Guide 2014 is now available and the universities in the UK that Study Group works with continue to command strong positions.
The success story of the year belongs to the University of Surrey who have entered the top 10 for the first time and are now ranked 8th. Professor Sir Christopher Snowden, the university’s President and Vice-Chancellor, welcomed the news and said it reflected Surrey’s strength and ambitions. He said “I am absolutely delighted that we have reached 8th place and that all of the hard work our colleagues have been recognised in this prestigious league table. The university always seeks to maximize the quality of our teaching, learning and research, which together with our investment in resources has contributed to our success. Surrey’s high scores for student satisfaction and high entry qualifications have helped us become recognised as a leading university in the UK and internationally.”
The 2014 results show three universities that Study Group works with residing in the top 20; Lancaster University, University of Leicester and Heriot-Watt University. A further seven have risen up the league table; University of Strathclyde, University of Leeds, Royal Holloway, University of Huddersfield, Keele University, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and Leeds Metropolitan University. Whilst LJMU has made an impressive jump of 29 places and is now ranked 69th.
The Complete University Guide 2014 ranked six universities that Study Group works with in the top 40 (Lancaster University, University of Surrey and University of Leicester in the top 20, Royal Holloway top 30 & University of Sussex and Heriot-Watt University in the top 40).
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