Top UK Universities 2019
1. University of Cambridge
It is the first in the UK universities Ranking and it is also one of the first in the world. With a history of more than 800 years, it is the second oldest university in Great Britain, with a solid academic reputation and glorious architecture. It has 29 colleges. The price of enrollment in this university is from 9,000 pounds for the course 2012/13. Students can access 114 libraries, eight museums with specialized collections, and the botanical garden of the university. This University has trained great scientists, writers and politicians of the history of Great Britain.
Official Website: https://www.cam.ac.uk/
It is the oldest University in the United Kingdom, with more than 900 years of history. However, it is currently a modern university. Year after year it is well placed in the rankings of the best in the world, mainly due to the research and facilities it offers. It has 38 university colleges. Tuition fees range from 3,500 pounds to 9,000 pounds per year for full-time students in the 2013-14 school year, based on years of study and household income. In addition, it is possible to receive one of your scholarships. Oxford has the largest library system in the university in the United Kingdom, with more than 100 independent libraries. There are four large museums, as well as botanical gardens, and a number of important collections in the departments and institutes. Sport is present throughout the campus.
Official Website: http://www.ox.ac.uk/
3. London School of Economics
Known as the London School of Economics and Political Science or LSE, it is the only university in Great Britain specializing in the study of Social Sciences. Founded in 1895, today the LSE is one of the most selective universities. Half of its students do a graduate degree and only one third are from the United Kingdom. The school is located in the heart of London. The registration fee is from 8,500 pounds for the 2012/13 school year. They have a new academic building (opened since 2008) with eight floors dedicated to reading and teaching.
Official Website: http://www.lse.ac.uk/
4. University of Essex
Number one in Political Science. It is located only one hour from London and half an hour from the coast. Although it offers a varied program of studies, we can highlight especially that it is in the TOP 1 of political studies. It is also in the TOP 10 of university satisfaction.
It is characterized by its international environment, it receives more than 12000 students, of which 5000 come from 136 countries.
Official Website: https://www.essex.ac.uk/
5. Southampton Solent University
Southampton Solent University is located in one of the most vibrant and exciting cities of the south coast. It is just over an hour away from London. The mergers between Southampton College of Art, the College of Technology and the Nautical College in Warsash, laid the foundations of what is now the University of Southampton Solent.
This university offers an extensive training package; It is divided into 6 schools:
- School of Art, Design and Fashion
- School of Business and Law
- School of Communication and Marketing
- School of Media Arts and Technology
- School of Sports, Health and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Marine Sciences and Engineering
It stands out especially for the characteristics and excellence of its provision in maritime courses, creative industries and sports.
Southampton Solent University offers an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere. International students start a week before, so they can adapt to the university and have the opportunity to make friends. Groups of students are also created and student associations hold events for international students throughout the year.
Official Website: https://www.solent.ac.uk/
6. University of Aberdeen
Founded in 1495 by William Elphinstone, it is the third oldest university in Scotland and the fifth in the United Kingdom. Associated with five Nobel prizes, it is ranked 55th in research excellence within the world ranking of universities, and its library is in the top 10.
University of Abeerden is tremendously international, with 14500 students with 120 nationalities that are distributed in the five campuses of this prestigious university.
Teaching at the University of Abeerden is structured in several faculties that cover a wide range of disciplines:
- Business School
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- School of Medicine
- Faculty of Physical Sciences
Undergraduate and postgraduate students who attend the University of Abeerden enjoy training provided by academic staff very active in research, many of them involved in international collaboration, focused on the search for answers to the problems facing our society and the current economy.
Official Website: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/
7. Lancaster University
Another university of great prestige, located in the world top next to University of Abeerden, is Lancaster University. This university is also in the top 10 of the best universities in the United Kingdom.
In addition, Lancaster University is a member of the N8 group, an association for research that stands out as one of the ten most important in the world.
Important fact is the high level of employability of its students. After finishing the degree, 97% of the students are active in the first six months.
Lancaster University has 9 schools where more than 130000 students from 183 countries are trained in different areas, highlighting the areas of Medicine, Molecular Engineering, Regenerative Media. Without a doubt this university is a success.
Official Website: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/
8. Sheffield Hallam University
It is a university that stands out in:
Art and Design: ranked second among 45 modern universities and in the top 10 of all universities in the United Kingdom.
Architecture, Environmental Construction and Research Planning: it occupies the first place in the ranking among the 23 modern universities, and the eleventh of all universities in the United Kingdom.
Education and educational research: it occupies the third place in the classification, being in the top 10 of research for education and sports.
Official Website: https://www.shu.ac.uk/
9. University of South Wales
University of South Wales was formed in 2013 by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. Both institutions have a rich and varied history with roots of more than 100 years.
Four campuses form the University of South Wales. Spread throughout South Wales, students will find in them everything they need, classes, libraries, eating and leisure areas.
University of South Wales is in the top 10 in the United Kingdom in Mathematics and Chemistry. Excellent in research, belongs to St. David's Day Group. It receives 30,000 students from 120 countries each year.
It also stands out for its high degree of employability, 95% of its students are active at the end of their career.
Official Website: https://www.southwales.ac.uk/
Of all the universities cited in this article, this is the only private one. Seven cutting-edge campuses in the most influential markets in the world, programs that allow study in various locations, students from more than 120 countries, and an extensive network of alumni working around the world, make Hult what it is, a of the best universities in the world. Its strength lies in innovation and eminently practical training.
The focus of his research focuses on the current problems faced by individual leaders and the most important organizations, as well as in future global trends. It has six research centers, each of them specialized in a very specific area:
- Strategic management
- Executive development
- Market research
Official Website: http://www.hult.edu/