As a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group and the Universitas 21 global network of research-intensive universities, we deliver a high standard of education.
We are proud of our award-winning campuses, both at home and abroad, and continually invest in the University’s grounds, buildings, and facilities.
Developing and managing the University’s environment is at the heart of our values, ensuring that the student experience and environmental sustainability remain firmly on the University’s agenda.
Our teaching is delivered by some of the brightest minds in their fields and shaped by the latest ground-breaking research. Student evaluations tell us that our teaching is excellent and hundreds of academic staff are nominated for our staff Oscars each year.
- In the UK’s top 20 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2022 and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021
- Ranked 103 in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2022
- A world top 70 universities for employability in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020
- The Sports University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.
- The Times Higher Education has shortlisted the University for its coveted ‘University of the Year’ award on four occasions in the last ten years