The University of Cambridge was ranked No. 1 in the UK and ahead of University of Oxford (2nd nationally) in the Sunday Times University Guide 2013.
The University of Exeter has been named University of the Year in The Sunday Times University Guide 2013. It moved up to to 7th nationally, its highest-ever position in The Sunday Times University Guide's new league table. In the South West, the University was also ranked as best in the region for teaching.
Heriot-Watt University made a big leap in the league table, up from 31st last year to 9th in the UK. In addition, the Sunday Times University Guide 2013 named Heriot-Watt as Scottish University of the Year for the second year running, and it was also named the UK University of the Year for student experience.
Queen's University moved up 20 places to 26th position overall in the Sunday Times University Guide 2013, its highest ever ranking. Queen's also recorded its best ever results in the National Student Survey, with an overall satisfaction score of 87 % and its Students' Union was placed in the top quartile of all UK Universities.
The Top 10 Universities in the UK:
1 University of Cambridge
2 University of Oxford
3 University of Bath
4 Durham University
5 University of St Andrews
7 University of Exeter
Source: Sunday Times
* Next: Times University Ranking 2013