THES Ranking 2008-Top UK Universities

According to the THES 2008 World Top 200 University Ranking, there are 17 UK universities made it to the Top 100 list (compared to 19 last year). The ranking is based on a set of criteria, including faculty score, peer review score, recruiter assessment and review, student score and facilities.

Following is the list of Top 17 UK Institutions:

UK Rank, Name
  1. University of CAMBRIDGE
  2. University of OXFORD
  3. IMPERIAL College London
  4. UCL (University College London)
  5. KING'S College London
  6. U of EDINBURGH
  7. U of MANCHESTER
  8. U of BRISTOL
  9. LSE
  10. Un of WARWICK
  11. U of GLASGOW
  12. U of BIRMINGHAM
  13. U of SHEFFIELD
  14. U of YORK
  15. U of ST ANDREWS
  16. U of NOTTINGHAM
  17. U of SOUTHAMPTON
Source: THES-QS World Ranking 2008

Following are some of the ranking comparisons between 2007 and 2008:
U of Bristol - 37th to 32nd
U of Warwick - 57th (2007) to 69th (2008)
U College London - 9th to 7th
U of Nottingham - 70th to 86th
U of Southampton - 80th to 99th
U of Liverpool - 101st to 133rd
Newcastle University - 129th to 162nd
U of Lancaster - 147th to 170th

* Next: THES Top 50 Universities for Peer Review