Top 10 Universities in the UK 2018 + University Rankings Explained

hello everyone I'm Valeria and this is my new grad welcome to our YouTube channel your guide to the UK and its universities today we have a new video for you and it's all about top 10 universities in the UK there are a lot of great ranking systems but sometimes it is very hard to make sense of them in this video I give you 10 best universities based on the average of four different ranking systems and in the end of my video I will share with you how to obtain a list of scholarships available from these universities I used four main systems the Complete University Guide times higher education rankings Guardian higher education rankings and pure s broad university rankings I will include the links to all these ranking systems in the description box below how these ranking systems define their rankings and the not just based of prestige or the job you can get after just to give you a summary the rankings are based on several factors entry standards to the University student staff ratio at the university spend on academic research spend on the facility's student satisfaction graduate prospects research assessment of the grade that students get at the university and degree completion so the percentage of students completing the full degree at the University so let's begin with the list number 10 is University of Bristol and very prestigious and elite University located in the city of Bristol southwest of England the University of Bristol has a very beautiful campus and it was reported that up to 13 people could compete for one place on anti graduate course at this university the University of Bristol was also the first University in England to accept moon on the same equal basis as men number nine is the University of lund customs this is a relatively new university established in 1960s but it's already climbing up the university ranking table and Casta was also chosen to be the University of the yet by the times and Sunday Times university guide in 2018 an interesting fact queen elizabeth ii is a visitor at the university which means that any disputes that cannot be sold by the university itself will come to the Queen herself number I is the university of san andres this is the first and last University from Scotland on my list it is the oldest university in Scotland and the third oldest university in the UK Prince William Duke of Cambridge and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge graduated from st. Andrews in 2005 number seven is the University of work making a relatively new university that open its doors in 1965 the university world is located on the outskirts of Coventry a city in central England the universe is famous for its business school as well as economics and mathematics department number six is Durham Durham is the traditional University located in the north of England it has 16 colleges offering numerous amount of subjects according to the Complete University Guide Durham was the first University to have an overseas campus before we continue I just ask you to subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure you continue being notified about our new videos we promise to post every Wednesday from now on number five is London School of Economics or LSE and I see it's famous for its political and economical faults and it's located in the centre of London the London School of Economics has allow me that includes sorry for past or present Prime Minister's presidents Oprah years and before is UCL or University College London situated in the heart of London it was founded in 1826 making it the third oldest university in England and it was the first University of Whitman to admit students of any race religion class or gender probably mostly due to the work of famous British philosopher Jeremy Bentham who was a spiritual father of the University College London number three is another London University Imperial College London Peru is located in Kensington a very posh area of central London Piron College is famous for focusing on sciences and research it also has a very prestigious Business School and now we come to a silver and gold places over on our ranking system so number two is University of Oxford it is one of the most famous institutions in the world can you imagine that the oldest university in the english-speaking world it's not surprising because it was established in 11th century the alumni from University of Oxford include 27 prime ministers and 26 Nobel Prize winners number one on the rankings is University of Cambridge in Cambridge is also a medieval university with a rich history sometimes Oxford and Cambridge are referred together as Oxford the legend tells that the site Newton was sitting under the tree at Cambridge University and the apple fell on his head and he discovered gravity the funded Cambridge is a top university in the world can tell you that it provides perfect atmosphere for discoveries and research I hope you enjoyed this quick video and will continue watching videos from undergrad let me know in a comment section below if you agree with this ranking system or with this 10 top universities and also do check out our website to make sure you stay tuned to our blog post and other updates do follow us on Instagram because we share lots of useful information des Beaux and just like I promised here is a list of scholarships available from the UK universities I leave you the link just below to make sure you can easily download this free list let me know any questions and thank you to new videos thank you from undergrad bye


  1. In fact, Lancaster is a prestigious university in UK, even better than Bristol or Warwick, I believe!

  2. Very helpful and easy to watch! Thank you for explaining the details:) Looking forward to your next video!

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