When we excel at what we do and get recognition for it, we want to tell the world.

Our awards

Explore how we're excelling in all the areas that matter – from student satisfaction and teaching excellence, to our league table rankings.

... And our plans for the future

Our mission is to make a real difference in the world. See our Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) strategy plans.

Our rankings

When you're choosing where to study, rankings matter – and we're rising in them at a rate of knots. These are the numbers that mean the most to us.

5 star overall rating

QS World University Rankings 2021 gave us 5 stars for teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, arts and culture, and inclusiveness.

QS 5 stars logo
Student satisfaction

The 2020 National Student Survey (NSS) puts us in the top 30 of UK universities for student satisfaction, with a score of 86%.

Infographic reading "Top 30 student satisfaction, national student survey 2020"
51st in the Times University Guide 2019

We're 51st in the Times University Guide 2019, rising two places from 2018.

Ranked 51st in The Times University Guide 2019
Teaching quality and student experience

We're a top 30 UK university for teaching quality and student experience, according to The Times Good University Guide 2019.

Top thirty for teaching quality and student experience
Career services

Student Crowd 2017 put us in the top 20 Best Universities for Career Services.

Top 20 for Career Services
Graduates in work or further study

94% of our graduates are in work or further study, according to the HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey conducted in 2019.

HESA statistic: HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey conducted in 2019

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