Oxford University was ranked No. 1 in the UK according to the Times University Ranking 2013, followed by Cambridge in 2nd place and LSE in 3rd place.
The University of Warwick was ranked 8th overall in the UK and remained the top ranked University in the Midlands. It was also in the top 10 for: “Most Targeted by Key Employers”, “Number of Students from outside the” EU and “Applications per place”.
Bath was ranked 9th out of 117 universities in the UK, moving up three places from last year. The University was ranked 4th for student satisfaction; 6th for graduate prospects; equal 6th for completion rates of its students; and 8th for the level of honours its graduates obtain.
The University of Reading was ranked in UK top 25 (at 24th nationally), and ranked highly in the following subject areas: town and country planning and landscape (4th), land and property management (2nd) and agriculture (2nd). Reading was also rated in the respective top tens for archaeology (7th), art and design (7th), building (4th), food science (5th) and law (9th).
The Top 20 universities in the UK:
6 St Andrews
Source: Times Good University Guide 2013
* Next: World University Rankings 2012-2013
World of University Ranking and League Table
In UK there are some university league tables published every year by The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. In Australia the Good Universities Guide rating is a very useful handbook for anyone choosing a tertiary institution. For more information please see University Ranking by Country.