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.

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Top 150 Young University in the world

Times Higher Education ranks us as one of the Top 150 Young Universities anywhere in the world.

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Excellence in teaching

Our teaching is rated Gold – the highest rating – by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

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Postgraduate research 

We're in the top 25% of universities for postgraduate research student experience, according the most recent Postgraduate Research Experience Survey.

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Career services

Student Crowd 2021 put us in the top 20 Best Universities for Careers Services.

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Graduates in work and/or further study

9 out of 10 of our graduates are in work or further study, according to the HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018/19.

9/10 of our graduates in work and/or further study

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