Our awards and rankings
When we excel at what we do and get recognition for it, we want to tell the world.
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.
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.
QS World University Rankings 2021 gave us 5 stars for teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, arts and culture, and inclusiveness.
The 2020 National Student Survey (NSS) puts us in the top 30 of UK universities for student satisfaction, with a score of 86%.
We're the number one university in the UK for boosting graduate salaries, according to The Economist.
We're 51st in the Times University Guide 2019, rising two places from 2018.
We're a top 30 UK university for teaching quality and student experience, according to The Times Good University Guide 2019.
Student Crowd 2017 put us in the top 20 Best Universities for Career Services.
94% of our graduates are in work or further study, according to the HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey conducted in 2019.