The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university in Oxford, England. The university is made up of thirty-nine semi-autonomous constituent colleges, six permanent private halls, and a range of academic departments which are organized into four divisions. Oxford was ranked first in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. In the fiscal year ending 31 July 2019, the university had a total income of £2.45 billion, of which £624.8 million was from research grants and contracts.
There are over 24,000 students at Oxford, including 11,955 undergraduates and 12,010 postgraduates. Oxford is very competitive more than 23,000 people have applied in each of the last three admissions cycles, and there are usually only around 3,300 places. The majority of Oxford’s UK undergraduates come from state schools. For 2020 entry, over 69% of UK oﬀers went to students from the state sector. The University, including the colleges and Oxford University Press, is the largest employer in Oxfordshire, supporting around 33,700 jobs in the county and injecting more than £2.3bn annually into the regional economy.
The University of Cambridge is a collegiate research university in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Founded in 1209 and granted a royal charter by Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s fourth-oldest surviving university. Cambridge is formed from a variety of institutions which include 31 semi-autonomous constituent colleges and over 150 academic departments, faculties and other institutions organized into six schools. All the colleges are self-governing institutions within the university. In the fiscal year ending 31 July 2019, the central university, excluding colleges, had a total income of £2.192 billion, of which £592.4 million was from research grants and contracts. At the end of the same financial year, the central university and colleges together possessed a combined endowment of over £7.1 billion and overall consolidated net assets (excluding ‘immaterial’ historical assets) of over £12.5 billion.
There are over 24,500 students at Cambridge, including 12,850 undergraduates and 11,600 postgraduates. 11,528 members of staﬀ employed in academic, academic-related, contract research, technical, clerical and secretarial roles.
The University of St Andrews is a public university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. It is the oldest of the four ancient universities of Scotland and, following Oxford and Cambridge universities, the third-oldest university in the English-speaking world. St Andrews was founded in 1413 when the Avignon Antipope Benedict XIII issued a papal bull to a small founding group of Augustinian clergies. The university encompasses three colleges: United College, St Mary’s College and St Leonard’s College. In the 2022 Good University Guide, St Andrews was ranked as the best university in the UK, the first university to ever top Oxford and Cambridge in British rankings. St Andrews’s estimated annual revenue is currently $1280.1M per year.
There are over 10,535 students, including 8,470 undergraduates and 2,065 postgraduates. There is total 1,230 academic staﬀ and 10,535 administrative staﬀ. The University of St. Andrews has a comprehensive network of 50,000 alumni.
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE or the LSE) is a public research university located in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. Founded in 1895 by Fabian Society members Sidney Webb, Beatrice Webb, Graham Wallas, and George Bernard Shaw, LSE joined the University of London in 1900 and established its first-degree courses under the auspices of the university In 1901. LSE is located in the London Borough of Camden and Westminster, Central London, near the boundary between Covent Garden and Holborn. It had an income of £415.1 million in 2019/20, of which £31.8 million was from research grants.
LSE has more than 11,000 students, just under seventy percent of whom come from outside the UK, and 3,300 staﬀ. LSE alumni and faculty have also won 3 Nobel Peace Prizes and 2 Nobel Prizes in Literature. One hundred and fifty-five nationalities are represented amongst the LSE’s student body and the school had the second highest percentage of international students (70%) of the 800 institutions in the 2015–16 Times Higher Education World University Ranking.
Durham University (legally the University of Durham) is a collegiate public research university in Durham, England, founded by an Act of Parliament in 1832 and incorporated by royal charter in 1837. It was the first recognized university to open in England for more than 600 years, after Oxford and Cambridge. As a collegiate university its main functions are divided between the academic departments of the university and its 17 colleges. Ranked 54th in the world for employer reputation QS World University Rankings (2022). The university has £374.1 million budget in 2019-2020.
A total student population of 20,268 (2020/21). Students. Made up of undergraduate and postgraduate students, from home and international. Durham University has a strong leadership team that is driving forward the ambitious University Strategy 2017-2027. Among British universities, it had the ninth highest average UCAS Tariﬀ for new entrants in 2019 and the third lowest proportion of state-school educated students starting courses in 2016, at 62.9 per cent (fifth lowest compared to its benchmark).
The University of Warwick is a public research university on the outskirts of Coventry between the West Midlands and Warwickshire, England. The university was founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand higher education. The Warwick Business School was established in 1967, the Warwick Law School in 1968, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) in 1980, and Warwick Medical School in 2000. Under Vice-Chancellor Lord Butterworth, Warwick was the first UK university to adopt a business approach to higher education, develop close links with the business community and exploit the commercial value of its research. Warwick incorporated Coventry College of Education in 1979 and Horticulture Research International in 2004. Warwick is primarily based on a 290 hectares (720 acres) campus on the outskirts of Coventry. It had a consolidated income of £679.9 million in 2019/20, of which £131.7 million was from research grants and contracts.
Warwick has around 26,531 full-time students and 2,492 academic and research staﬀ. Warwick has an average intake of 4,950 undergraduates out of 38,071 applicants. Warwick is a member of AACSB, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of MBAs, EQUIS, the European University Association, the Midlands Innovation group, the Russell Group, Sutton 13 and Universities UK.
Imperial College London (legally Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university in London. Imperial grew out of Prince Albert’s vision for a cultural center in South Kensington, including the Royal Albert Hall, Victoria and Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, and Royal Colleges. In 1907, Imperial College was established by Royal charter, unifying the Royal College of Science, Royal School of Mines, and City and Guilds of London Institute. The main campus is located in South Kensington, and there is an innovation campus in White City. In 2017/18, Imperial had a consolidated income of £1,033.0 million.
Imperial is home to 17,000 students and 8,000 staﬀ. Over 6,700 degrees are awarded by Imperial College London every year. Student, staﬀ, and researcher aﬃliations include 14 Nobel laureates, 3 Fields Medalists, 2 Breakthrough Prize winners, 1 Turing Award winner, 74 Fellows of the Royal Society, 87 Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and 85 Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences. The College has an international community, attracting undergraduates from more than 1 25 countries.
The University of Bath is a public research university located in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1966, along with a number of other institutions following the Robbins Report. The university’s main campus is located on Claverton Down, a site overlooking the city of Bath, and was purpose-built, constructed from 1964 in the modernist style of the time. The annual income of the institution for 2017–18 was £287.9 million of which £37.0 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £283.1 million.
There are over 18,560 students at bath, including 13,605 undergraduates and 4,955 postgraduates. 2,180 total academic staﬀ including atypical staﬀ. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 we have an overall ranking of 201-250 out of over 1,600 universities across 99 countries and territories. Bath is ranked 11th in the Complete University Guide 2018 League table and has 18 subjects placed within the top 10 in the UK. In the QS World University Rankings 2018. Bath is ranked 160 out of 959 institutions. The university is ranked 167th out of 750 major institutions in the 2017 Leiden Ranking.
University College London, which operates as UCL, is a major public research university located in London, United Kingdom. UCL is a member institution of the federal University of London, and is the second-largest university in the United Kingdom by total enrolment and the largest by postgraduate enrolment. Established in 1826, as London University, by founders inspired by the radical ideas of Jeremy Bentham, UCL was the first university institution to be established in London, and the first in England to be entirely secular and to admit students regardless of their religion. UCL had a total income of £1.54 billion, of which £468 million was from research grants and contracts.
UCL had around 43,840 students and 16,400 staﬀ (including around 7,100 academic staﬀ and 840 professors) UCL has many notable alumni, including the respective “Fathers of the Nation” of India, Kenya and Mauritius, the founders of Ghana, modern Japan and Nigeria, the inventor of the telephone, and one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA. UCL’s research and teaching is organized within a network of faculties and academic departments. Faculties and academic departments are formally established by the UCL Council, the governing body of UCL. UCL is currently organized into the 11 constituent faculties.
Loughborough is a market town in the Charlwood borough of Leicestershire, England, the seat of Charlwood Borough Council and Loughborough University. Its 59,933 inhabitants in the 2011 census were estimated at 67,956 in 2019, as the county’s second largest settlement. Its annual income for 2017–2018 was £300.8 million, of which £41.9 million was from research grants and contracts. Loughborough is top 7 in every UK university league table and top in its region.
There are over 18,500 students including undergraduates and postgraduates. This was decided by over 41,000 student reviews from more than 150 higher education institutions. Altogether, it gained an overall rating of 4.58/5, a record-breaker for the WUSCAs. The university has 1,255 academic staﬀ. Loughborough University has a large network of alumni. There are more than 178,000 alumni across 169 countries.
The University of Glasgow is a public research university in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded by papal bull in 1451, it is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities. Along with the universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen, and St Andrews, the university was part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the18th century. The university was originally located in the city’s High Street; since 1870, its main campus has been at Gilmorehill in the City’s West End. The annual income of the institution for 2019–20 was £685.3 million of which £168.8 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £588.2 million.
As of 2019/20, the university had 21,165 undergraduate and 11,300 postgraduate students. the University of Glasgow ranked 53rd and 67th globally in the 2020 CWTS Leiden and 2020 QS World University Ranking, as well as placing nationally among the top 10 UK universities. The university was awarded the “2020 THE UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR” in recognition of its contribution to reparative justice.
The University of Edinburgh is a public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland. Granted a royal charter by King James VI in 1582 and oﬃcially opened in 1583, it is one of Scotland’s four ancient universities and the sixth-oldest university in continuous operation in the English-speaking world. The university played an important role in Edinburgh becoming a chief intellectual center during the Scottish Enlightenment and contributed to the city being nicknamed the “Athens of the North”. In the fiscal year ending 31 July 2020, it had a total income of £1,112.5 million, of which £296.1 million was from research grants and contracts, with the third-largest endowment in the UK, behind only Cambridge and Oxford.
There are over 33,000 students including undergraduates and postgraduates. The university has 4,832 academic staﬀ and 6,247 administrative staﬀ in 2020. Full-time students comprise over 12% of the population of Edinburgh, influencing many aspects of the city. As of October 2021, 19 Nobel Prize laureates, three Turing Award winners, two Pulitzer Prize winners, and an Abel Prize laureate and Fields Medalist have been aﬃliated with Edinburgh as alumni.
Lancaster University (legally The University of Lancaster) is a collegiate public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by royal charter in 1964, one of several new universities created in the 1960s. The university was initially based in St Leonard’s Gate in the city center, before starting a move in 1967 to a purpose-built 300 acres (120 ha) campus at Bailrigg, 4 km (2.5 mi) to the south. The eight undergraduate colleges are named after places in the historic county of Lancashire, and each have their own campus residence blocks, common rooms, administration staﬀ, and bars. Lancaster is ranked in the top thirteen in all three national league tables, and received a gold rating in the Government’s inaugural (2017) Teaching Excellence Framework. The annual income of the institution for 2018/19 was £317.9 million of which £42.0 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £352.7 million.
The university has 15,979 students including 11,419 undergraduates and 4,560 postgraduates. There are 1,872 academic staﬀ and 3,223 administrative staﬀ in 2018-19. The current chancellor is Alan Milburn, since 2015.
The University of Bristol is a red brick Russell Group research university in Bristol, England. It received its royal charter in 1909, although it can trace its roots to a Merchant Venturers’ school founded in 1595 and University College, Bristol, which had been in existence since 1876. Bristol is organized into six academic faculties composed of multiple schools and departments running over 200 undergraduate courses, largely in the Tyndall’s Park area of the city. The university had a total income of £682.9 million in 2019–20, of which £151.9 million was from research grants and contracts. Current academics include 21 fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences, 13 fellows of the British Academy, 13 fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering and 44 fellows of the Royal Society. Among alumni and faculty, the university counts 9 Nobel laureates.
There are over 27000 students including undergraduates and postgraduates. The university has 3,385 academic staﬀ in 2020. Eric Thomas, was chairman from 2005 to 2007.In addition, the university holds an Erasmus Charter, sending more than 500 students per year to partner institutions in Europe.
The University of Exeter is a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom. Its predecessor institutions, St Luke’s College, Exeter School of Science, Exeter School of Art, and the Camborne School of Mines were established in 1838, 1855, 1863, and 1888 respectively. These institutions later formed the University of Exeter after receiving its royal charter in 1955. In post-nominals, the University of Exeter is abbreviated as Exon. The university has four campuses: Stratham and St Luke’s (both of which are in Exeter); and Truro and Penryn (both of which are in Cornwall). The university is primarily located in the city of Exeter, Devon, where it is the principal higher education institution. he annual income of the institution for 2019–20 was £478.3 million of which £93.2 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £410.1 million.
There are 23,613 students including 18,932 undergraduates and 4,681 postgraduates in 2018-19. The university has 3,145 academic staﬀ and 2,647 administrative staﬀ.
The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine (established 1831) and was renamed Yorkshire College. It became part of the federal Victoria University in 1887, joining Owens College (which became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool). In 1904 a royal charter was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII. Leeds had an income of £789.6 million in 2019/20, of which £139.9 million was from research grants and contracts. The university has financial endowments of £82.1 million (2019–20), ranking outside the top ten British universities by financial endowment.
The university has 36,000 students including 25,000 undergraduates and 10,000 postgraduates in 2019/20. 9,200 administrative staﬀ in 2019/20. Notable alumni include current Leader of the Labour Party Keir Starmer, former Secretary of State Jack Straw, former co-chairman of the Conservative Party Sayeeda Warsi, Piers Sellers (NASA astronaut) and six Nobel laureates.
The University of Southampton is a public research university in Southampton, England. Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities in the U.K., and ranked in the top 100 universities in the world. The university has seven campuses. The main campus is located in the Highfields area of Southampton and is supplemented by four other campuses within the city: Avenue Campus housing the School of Humanities, the National Oceanography Centre housing courses in Ocean and Earth Sciences, Southampton General Hospital oﬀering courses in Medicine and Health Sciences, and Bloodwood Campus housing an engineering and maritime technology campus and Lloyd’s Register. In addition, the university operates a School of Art based in nearby Winchester and an international branch in Malaysia oﬀering courses in Engineering. Each campus is equipped with its own library facilities. Southampton had an income of £578.4 million in 2020, of which £12.9 million was from research grants and contracts.
The University of Southampton currently has 14,705 undergraduate and 7,960 postgraduate students, making it the largest university by higher education students in the South East region.
The University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, it is Glasgow’s second-oldest university, having received its royal charter in 1964 as the first technological university in the United Kingdom. It is Scotland’s third-largest university by number of students, with students and staﬀ from over 100 countries. The institution was named University of the Year 2012 by Times Higher Education and again in 2019, becoming the first university to receive this award twice. The annual income of the institution for 2019–20 was £334.8 million of which £81.2 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £298.8 million. It is one of the 39 old universities in the UK comprising the distinctive second cluster of elite universities after Oxbridge.
There are around 15,000 undergraduate students out of which almost 4,000 are mature students who start their studies after gaining experience in the workplace, and almost 16% are overseas students from more than 100 countries around the world. Around 7,000 students are undertaking postgraduate studies at Strathclyde.
York University also known as York or simply YU, is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada’s fourth-largest university. York University was established in 1959 as a non-denominational institution by the York University Act, which received royal assent in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario on 26 March of that year. Its first class was held in September 1960 in Falconer Hall on the University of Toronto campus with a total of 76 students. In the fall of 1961, York moved to its first campus, Glendon College, which was leased from U of T, and began to emphasize liberal arts and part-time adult education. In 1965, the university opened a second campus, the Keeled Campus, in North York, within the neighborhood community now called York University Heights.
It has approximately 55,700 students, 7,000 faculty and staﬀ, and over 325,000 alumni worldwide. It has eleven faculties, including the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Faculty of Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, Schulich School of Business, Osgood Hall Law School, Glendon College, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, Faculty of Graduate Studies, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, and 28 research centers.
The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland. It is an ancient university founded in 1495 when William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, petitioned Pope Alexander VI on behalf of James IV, King of Scots to establish King’s College, making it Scotland’s third-oldest university and the fifth-oldest in the English-speaking world. Aberdeen is consistently ranked among the top 160 universities in the world and is ranked within the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom according to The Guardian, The Times and The Sunday Times. The university comprises three colleges — King’s College, Mariscal College, and Christ’s College — that are now mainly ceremonial. The annual income of the institution for 2019–20 was £237.8 million of which £49.3 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £199.7 million.
Aberdeen has 15,185 students from undergraduate to doctoral level (as of 2019/20), including many international students. An abundant range of disciplines are taught at the university, with 650 undergraduate degree program oﬀered in the 2012–13 academic year.
The University of Chichester is a public university located in West Sussex, England, which became a university in 2005. Campuses are based in the city of Chichester and the nearby coastal resort of Bogner Regis and an associate campus for commercial music on the Isle of Wight. The University of Chichester has 14 departments, with specialisms including Humanities, Sport, Musical Theatre and Education. Its heritage stretches back into the nineteenth century when, in 1839, Bishop Otter College was established. Since 2013, both campuses have seen major expansion-led building works through National Lottery funding and other funding. Jane Longmore was Current vice Chancellor of Chichester.
The university has 5,545 students including 4,395 undergraduates and 1,150 postgraduates in 2019/20. There are 600 administrative staﬀ in Chichester. At Bognor Regis a teacher training college was founded in the 1940s to support the expansion of education.
Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL), formally incorporated as Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London. It has six schools, 21 academic departments and approximately the campus is located west of Egham, Surrey, 19 miles (31 km) from central London. The Egham campus was founded in 1879 by the Victorian entrepreneur and philanthropist Thomas Holloway. Royal Holloway College was oﬃcially opened in 1886 by Queen Victoria as an all-women college. It became a member of the University of London in 1900. The annual income of the institution for 2019–20 was £188.9 million of which £17.2 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £167.8 million.
The University has total of 11,480 students (at December 2021). Of these, 8,901 are from the UK (including Channel Islands and I.O.M), 757 are from the European Union (EU), and 1,822 are international (outside the EU) students. We have 9,533 undergraduates, 1,302 postgraduate taught and 645 postgraduate research students.
King’s College London (or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding college and member institution of the federal University of London. Kings was established in 1829 by King George IV and Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, when it received its first royal charter. King’s is one of the oldest universities in England. In 1836, King’s became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London. In the late 20th century, King’s grew through a series of mergers, including with Queen Elizabeth College and Chelsea College of Science and Technology (in 1985), the Institute of Psychiatry (in 1997), the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals and the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery (in 1998). Kings had a total income of £964.3 million, of which £200.5 million was from research grants and contracts.
King’s College London is one of the top 25 universities in the world and among the oldest in England. Kings has more than 27,600 students (of whom nearly 10,500 are graduate students) from some 150 countries worldwide, and some 6,800 staﬀ. Princess Royal is the chancellor of KCL.
Swansea University is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales. In 1996, it changed its name to the University of Wales Swansea following structural changes within the University of Wales. The title of Swansea University was formally adopted on 1 September 2007 when the University of Wales became a non-membership confederal institution and the former members became universities in their own right. Swansea University has 8 colleges spread across its two campuses which are located on the coastline of Swansea Bay. The £450 million Bay Campus, which opened in September 2015, is located adjacent to Jersey Marine Beach to the east of Swansea city center which is in the Neath Port Talbot Area.
It is the third largest university in Wales in terms of number of students. There are over 20,375 students including 16,315 undergraduates and 4,065 postgraduates. The university has 3,290 administrative staﬀ. Professor Paul Boyle Vice-Chancellor of Swansea University.
Aston University is a public research university situated in the city center of Birmingham, England. Aston began as the Birmingham Municipal Technical School in 1895, evolving into the UK’s first College of Advanced Technology in 1956. Aston University received its royal charter from Queen Elizabeth II on 22 April 1966. Aston pioneered the integrated placement year concept over 50 years ago, and more than 73% of Aston students take a placement year, the highest percentage in the UK. The university is made up of five schools: Engineering and Applied Science, Life and Health Sciences, Languages and Social Sciences, the Aston Medical School and the Aston Business School.
It has a total student body of over 11,000 students, comprising around 9,000 undergraduates and more than 2,000 postgraduates. The university campus is spread across 60 acres of land in the Gosta Green area of Birmingham and comes complete with a swimming pool, sports centres, a library, cafés, restaurants, pubs, and shops, hairdressers, health centres and lots of green space. University has partnerships in place with more than 140 universities in 40 diﬀerent countries, including China, Hong Kong and India.
University of the Arts London is a collegiate university in London, England, specializing in arts, design, fashion and the performing arts. It is a federation of six arts colleges: Camber well College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, the London College of Communication, the London College of Fashion, and the Wimbledon College of Arts. It was established as a university in 2003, and took its present name in 2004. Established in 2004, UAL brings together six esteemed arts, design, fashion and media Colleges, which were founded in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked 2nd in the world for Art and Design according to the 2021 QS World University Rankings, for the third year in a row. It is Europe’s largest specialist art and design university, with over 19,000 students from more than 130 countries including undergraduates and postgraduates. The university has thirteen halls of residence in various parts of London. It is fourth among United Kingdom institutions by number of international students.
The University of Sheﬃeld is a public research university in Sheﬃeld, South Yorkshire, England. Its history traces back to the foundation of Sheﬃeld Medical School in 1828, Firth College in 1879 and Sheﬃeld Technical School in 1884. University College of Sheﬃeld was subsequently formed by the amalgamation of the three institutions in 1897 and was granted a royal charter as University of Sheﬃeld in 1905 by King Edward VII. Sheﬃeld is formed from 50 academic departments which are organized into five faculties and an international faculty. The annual income of the institution for 2019–20 was £737.5 million, of which £171 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £609.2 million. Sheﬃeld ranks among the top 10 of UK universities for research grant funding, and it has become number one in the UK for income and investment in engineering research according to new data published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).
The University has 30,055 students including 19,100 undergraduates, 10,955 postgraduates and 5,670 academic staﬀ including atypical staﬀ. Sheﬃeld is one of the top 7 British universities by postgraduate student enrollment. It is also part of the Worldwide Universities Network.
The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England. The main campus is south of Manchester City Centre on Oxford Road. The university owns and operates major cultural assets such as the Manchester Museum, Whitworth Art Gallery, John Rylands Library, The Table House Collection and Jodrell Bank Observatory— a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The University of Manchester is considered a red brick university, a product of the civic university movement of the late 19th century. The current University of Manchester was formed in 2004 following the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) and the Victoria University of Manchester. the university had a consolidated income of £1.1 billion, of which £264.7 million was from research grants and contracts (6th place nationally behind Oxford, UCL, Cambridge, Imperial and Edinburgh).
The university has 40,485 students including 26,630 undergraduates and 13,855 postgraduates in 2019-2020. The University of Manchester has 25 Nobel laureates among its past and present students and staﬀ, the fourth-highest number of any single university in the United Kingdom.
The University of Birmingham is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Queen’s College, Birmingham (founded in 1825 as the Birmingham School of Medicine and Surgery), and Mason Science College (established in 1875 by Sir Josiah Mason), making it the first English civic or ‘red brick’ university to receive its own royal charter. The annual income of the university for 2019–20 was £737.3 million of which £140.4 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £667.4 million. The university has three main campuses serving four faculties, and oﬀers courses in art and design, business, the built environment, computing, education, engineering, English, healthcare, law, the performing arts, social sciences, and technology.
The student population includes 23,155 undergraduate and 12,605 postgraduate students, which is the 7th largest in the UK (out of 169). The University of Birmingham ranks among the top 50universities across several disciplines in the QS World University Rankings by Subject Dentistry (13), Development Studies (36), Education (36), English Language and Literature (34), Sports-Related Subjects (6), Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies (26).
The University of Leicester is a public research university based in Leicester, England. The main campus is south of the city center, adjacent to Victoria Park. The university’s predecessor, University College, Leicester, gained university status in 1957. The university had an income of £323.1 million in 2019/20, of which £57 million was from research grants. The university received media attention for the invention of genetic fingerprinting, and for contributing to the discovery and identification of the remains of King Richard III. Leicester is ranked in the top 25 universities in the Times Higher Education REF Research Power rankings. … 75% of our research was judged to be internationally excellent with wide-ranging impacts on society, health culture, and the environment.
There are over 16,180 students including 11,400 undergraduates and 4,780 postgraduates 2019-20. The university has 1,705 academic staﬀ and 2,205 administrative staﬀ in 2018-19. Nishan Canagarajah Is the present Vice-Chancellor of Leicester. Leicester is a member of the 1994 Group of internationally renowned universities engaged in leading-edge research and high quality teaching.
The University of Dundee (abbreviated as Dund for post-nominals) is a public research university in Dundee, Scotland. It is a red brick university, founded as a university college in 1881 with a donation from the prominent Baxter family of textile manufacturers. The institution was, for most of its early existence, a constituent college of the University of St Andrews alongside United College and St Mary’s College located in the town of St Andrews itself. The annual income of the institution for 2018–19 was £256.4 million of which £70 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £263.1 million. The main campus of the university is located in Dundee’s West End which contains many of the university’s teaching and research facilities.
There are over 16,270 students including 11,670 undergraduates and 4,600 postgraduates 2019-20. There is total 1,410 academic staﬀ and 1,805 administrative staﬀ. The university has additional facilities at Ninewells Hospital, containing its school of medicine; Perth Royal Infirmary, which houses a clinical research Centre; and in Kirkcaldy, Fife, containing part of its school of nursing and health sciences.
The University for the Creative Arts is a specialist art and design university in the south of England. It was formed in 2005 as University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester when the Kent Institute of Art and Design was merged into the Surrey Institute of Art & Design, which already had degree-awarding status; both constituent schools had been formed by merging the local art schools, in Kent and Surrey respectively. It was granted university status in 2008, and the name changed to the present one. In 2016 it merged with the Open College of the Arts.
The university has 5,934 students including 4,500 undergraduates and 305 postgraduates in 2015-16. Oﬀering Pre-Degree, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, UCA has a unique atmosphere built over 160 years. Campuses are located across the South East of England in Surrey and Kent, and provide creative spaces where you’ll have the freedom to express yourself alongside like-minded individuals and groups.
Queen’s University Belfast, oﬃcially The Queen’s University of Belfast is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The university received its charter in 1845 as “Queen’s College, Belfast” and opened four years later. Queen’s oﬀers academic degrees at various levels, with approximately 300-degree programs available. The current president and vice-chancellor is Ian Greer. The annual income of the institution for 2019–20 was £400 million of which £88.7 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £372.7 million. Queen’s is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Universities UK and Universities Ireland. The university is associated with two Nobel laureates and one Turing Award laureate.
There are over 25,000 students including undergraduates and post-graduates. Queen’s University Belfast is part of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 leading UK research intensive universities, globally connected and networked with leading universities across the world. Belfast is more aﬀordable than every other major student city in the UK. It is in the safest region in the UK (UK British Crime Surveys 2019/20) and the happiest (Lloyds Bank Happiness Index, 2020) too.
The University of Lincoln is a public research university in Lincoln, England. It has origins back to 1861. It gained university status in 1992 and its present name and structure in 2001. The main campus is adjacent to Braford Pool – a site of urban regeneration in the city since the 1990s. There are satellite campuses in Riseholme, Lincolnshire – home of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology – and an additional campus at Holbeach, housing the facilities of the National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM) Graduation ceremonies take place annually at the medieval Lincoln Cathedral. The University of Lincoln developed out of several educational institutions in Hull, including Hull School of Art (1861), Hull Technical Institute (1893), the Roman Catholic teacher-training Endsleigh College (1905), Hull Central College of Commerce (1930), and Kingston upon Hull College of Education (1913). Lincoln university has 1,900 employees at this location and generates $183.78 million in sales (USD).
There are over 16,425 students including 14,095 undergraduates and 2,330 postgraduates in 2019-20. The university has 1,482 administrative staﬀ. Professor Neal Juster, he is the current vice chancellor. Lincoln University is ranked in the Top 50 Socially Mobile Schools and Top 40 public institutions in our region.
The University of West London (UWL) is a public research university in the United Kingdom which has campuses in Ealing and Brentford in Greater London, as well as in Reading, Berkshire. The university has roots back to 1860, when the Lady Byron School was founded, which later became Ealing College of Higher Education. In 1992, the then named Polytechnic of West London became a university as Thames Valley University. 18 years later, after several mergers, acquisitions and campus moves, it was renamed to its current name. The University of West London comprises nine schools: The Claude Littner Business School, the London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism, the School of Computing and Engineering, London College of Music, the College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare, the School of Law, the School of Human and Social Sciences, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the London School of Film, Media and Design. West London College’s estimated annual revenue is currently $17.5M per year. There are two campus sites in western Greater London, located in St Mary’s Road, Ealing and at Paragon House in Brentford.
The university has 12,000 students including postgraduates and undergraduates. University was ranked the best student union in Greater London in 2016. Peter John was installed as current Vice Chancellor since 1 July 2007 and Laurence Geller as Chancellor since 1 August 2010.
Heriot-Watt University is a public research university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1821 as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, the world’s first mechanics’ institute, and subsequently granted university status by royal charter in 1966. It is the eighth-oldest higher education institute in the UK. The name Heriot-Watt was taken from Scottish inventor James Watt and Scottish philanthropist and goldsmith George Heriot. Known for its focus on science and engineering, it is one of the 39 old universities in the UK comprising the second cluster of elite universities after Oxbridge.
The university with around 29,000 students, five campuses and over 100 learning partners around the world. We are one of Scotland’s most international universities; around a third of Heriot-Watt students in Edinburgh are from outside the UK. The university has ranked in the top 800 in the world (ranked 701-800) and in the UK top 55 (ranked 46-54) by the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020. The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 ranked Heriot-Watt 22nd in the UK, with 82% of our research as world-leading or internationally excellent.
The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) is a public research university, located in and around Bristol, England, which received university status in 1992. In common with the University of Bristol and University of Bath, it can trace its origins to the Merchant Venturers’ Technical College, founded as a school in 1595 by the Society of Merchant Venturers. UWE Bristol is made up of several campuses in Greater Bristol. City campus provides courses in the creative and cultural industries, and is made up of Bower Ashton Studios, Arnolfini, Spike Island, and Watershed. The institution is aﬃliated with the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and validates its higher education courses. The university has total income for 2020/21 was £333.8m.
The university has 29,497 students including 22,172 undergraduates and 7,325 postgraduates. UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of higher education in the South West. The University has been awarded Gold in the Government 2018 Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework, TEF.
Coventry University is a public research university in Coventry, England. The origins of Coventry University can be traced back to the founding of the Coventry School of Design in 1843. It was known as Lanchester Polytechnic from 1970 until 1987, and then as Coventry Polytechnic until the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 aﬀorded its university status that year and the name was changed to Coventry University. University has four faculties, which are made up of schools and departments, run around 300 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Across the university there are 11 research centers which specialize in diﬀerent fields, from agroecology and peace studies to future of transport. The University Coventry’s estimated annual revenue is currently $116.3M per year. The University is Located in the Centre of the UK, Coventry was named one of the top five student cities in the country (QS Best Student Cities) and international students can choose to study a wide variety of courses from Business and Finance to Art and Design and Aerospace Technology to Media and Communications.
With more than 29,000 undergraduate and almost 6,000 postgraduate students in 2019, Coventry is the larger of the two universities in the city, the other being the University of Warwick. It is the UK’s fastest growing university and the country’s sixth largest overall, being the fourth largest outside of London. In 2017, the university gained a Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Coventry is a member of the University Alliance mission group.
Cardiﬀ University a public research university in Cardiﬀ, Wales, was established in 1883 as the University College of South Wales and Monmouth shire and became a founding college of the University of Wales in 1893. It merged with the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology (UWIST) in 1988 as the University of Wales College, Cardiﬀ (University of Wales, Cardiﬀ, from 1996). In 1997 it received degree-awarding powers, but held them in abeyance. It adopted the operating name of Cardiﬀ University in 1999; this became its legal name in 2005, when it became an independent university awarding its own degrees. Cardiﬀ University is one of the UK’s largest universities with an annual turnover in excess of £500m.
33,260 students enrolled, representing over 130 countries. 1,000 students volunteer in the local community each year. Cardiﬀ University is the only Welsh member of the Russell Group of research-intensive British universities. Academics and alumni of the university have included three heads of state or government, two Nobel Prize winners, 15 fellows of the Royal Society, 11 fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering, seven fellows of the British Academy, 21 fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences and 34 fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.
The University of Liverpool is a public research university based in the city of Liverpool, England. Founded as a college in 1881, it gained its Royal Charter in 1903 with the ability to award degrees and is also known to be one of the six original ‘red brick’ civic universities. It comprises three faculties organized into 35 departments and schools. It is a founding member of the Russell Group, the N8 Group for research collaboration and the university management school is triple crown accredited. Nine Nobel Prize winners are amongst its alumni and past faculty and the university oﬀers more than 230 first degree courses across 103 subjects. Its alumni include the CEOs of GlobalFoundries, ARM Holdings, Tesco, Motorola and The Coca-Cola Company. It was the world’s first university to establish departments in oceanography, civic design, architecture, and biochemistry at the Johnston Laboratories. For 2019–20, Liverpool had a turnover of £584.7 million, including £95.1 million from research grants and contracts. It has the seventh largest endowment of any university in England.
The University has 29,600 students including 22,690 undergraduates and 6,910 postgraduates in 2019-2020. In 2006 the university became the first in the UK to establish an independent university in China, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, making it the world’s first Sino-British university.
Northumbria University is a UK public university located in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East of England. It has been a university since 1992, but has its origins in the Rutherford College, founded in 1877. Northumbria University is located right in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne. As of 2019, Northumbria has around 26,450 full-time students and 2,684 academic and research staﬀ. The University had a consolidated income of £254 million in 2018/19. The University was Established in 1877 by Rutherford College of Tec. Northumbria University is one of the UK’s largest and most successful universities.
As of 2019, Northumbria has around 26,450 full-time students and 2,684 academic and research staﬀ. Northumbria University is ranked 401 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and has an overall score of 4.3 stars, according to student reviews on Studyportals, the best place to find out how students rate their study and living experience at universities from all over the world
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a public research university in Norwich, England. Established in 1963 on a 320-acre (130-hectare) campus west of the city centre, the university has four faculties and 26 schools of study. The annual income of the institution for 2016–17 was £273.7 million, of which £35.6 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £262.6 million, and has an acceptance rate of around 20%. The university oﬀers over 300 courses in its four faculties, which contain 26 schools of study.
The University has around 17,161 students, most of whom are undergraduates. UEA is ranked in the UK Top 25 (The Times/Sunday Times 2020 and Complete University Guide 2020), and the World Top 200 Universities (The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020). David Richardson was installed as current Vice-Chancellor since 2014.
The University of Plymouth is a public research university based predominantly in Plymouth, England, where the main campus is located, but the university has campuses and aﬃliated colleges across South West England. The University of Plymouth is a modern campus university ideally placed in the Centre of Britain’s Ocean City. The report, for the 2020/21 financial year, shows its pre-tax surplus rose by £2.7m from the £4.4m profit in 2020. Plymouth was the first university to be awarded the Social Enterprise Mark in recognition of working as a genuine social enterprise, caring for communities and protecting the planet.
With 18,410 students, it is the 57th largest in the United Kingdom by total number of students (including the Open University). The University has 2,915 staﬀ. The University of Plymouth ranks 503rd in the CWUR World University Rankings 2017. In The Times and Sunday Times University League Table 2018, the University of Plymouth’s world ranking was listed as joint 701st and 601–650 in QS World University Rankings 2019. The results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework showed that, overall, Plymouth was ranked joint 66 of 128 UK institutions, rising 9 places from the previous Research Assessment Exercise in 2008.
The University of Sussex is a public research university located in Falmer, East Sussex, England, it is mostly within the city boundaries of Brighton and Hove but spills into the Lewes District in its eastern fringe. The university received its Royal Charter in August 1961, the first of the plate glass university generation, and was a founding member of the 1994 Group of research-intensive universities. The annual income of the institution for 2019–20 was £319.6 million with an expenditure of £282 million.
Sussex University has 20,000 students, with around one in three being foreign students, and over 1,000 academics, representing over 140 diﬀerent nationalities. Sussex has an excellent international reputation and we are ranked in the top 50 UK university. Sussex has a Teaching Excellence Framework silver award for the quality of its teaching, and has been particularly commended for its outstanding employment strategy and excellent student success rate, with a very high proportion of Sussex students from all backgrounds completing their course and going on to highly skilled employment or further study.
Kingston University London is a public research university located within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, in South West London, England. Its roots go back to the Kingston Technical Institute, founded in 1899. It received university status in 1992, before which the institution was known as Kingston Polytechnic. Kingston has 16,820 students and a turnover of £192 million. It has four campuses situated in Kingston and Roehampton. The university specializes in the arts, design, fashion, science, engineering, and business and is organized into four faculties: Kingston School of Art, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences (which combines Kingston Business School and the School of Law, Social and Behavioral Sciences), Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education and Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing.
The University has 12,797 undergraduate/foundation level students and 6,152 postgraduate students. 16,814 full-time students and 2,135 part-time students. In 2017, the university won The Guardian University Award for teaching excellence. Kingston is a member of the European University Association, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and University Alliance group. Kingston University is ranked 581 in QS World University Rankings by Top Universities and has an overall score of 4.0 stars.
The University of Bolton (formerly Bolton Institute of Higher Education, Bolton Institute of Technology or simply Bolton Institute) is a public university in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. Bolton Institute of Higher Education was formed in 1982 by the merger of the Bolton Institute of Technology and Bolton College of Education. The first principal of BIHE was John McKenzie, who was succeeded by Bob Oxtoby. Oxtoby began the campaign for university status. The university has annual revenue $ 109.38 million in July 2019.
The university has approximately 6,000 students and 700 academic and professional staﬀ. The University of Bolton has been named in the Top 50 best UK universities in the 2021 Guardian league tables. The University ranked 50th out of 121 HE institutions in the UK, leaping 36 places from last year’s position of 86 in the national newspaper’s annual University Guide.
Oxford Brookes University (formerly known as Oxford Polytechnic) is a public research university in Oxford, England. It is a new university, having received university status through the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. It can trace its origins to 1865, when it was founded as the Oxford School of Art. The university was named after its first principal, John Henry Brookes, who played a major role in the development of the institution. Oxford Brookes University is spread across four campuses, with three primary sites based in and around Oxford and the fourth campus located in Swindon. Oxford Brookes University planned to demolish its Wheatley campus and build houses on the site; the local council refused planning permission, but Oxford Brookes appealed, and won in 2020. Oxford Brookes University’s estimated annual revenue is currently $54.5M per year
As of November 2021, the Brookes Web site said that the institution had 16,900 students, 2,800 staﬀ and over 190,000 alumni in over 177 countries. The university is divided into four faculties: Oxford Brookes Business School, Health and Life Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Technology, Design and Environment. The university also has schools of architecture and law. Brookes is a member of the University Alliance mission group.
Keele University, oﬃcially known as the University of Keele, is a public research university in Keele, approximately three miles (4.8 km) from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staﬀordshire, England. Keele was granted university status by Royal Charter in 1962 and was founded in 1949 as the University College of North Staﬀordshire. Keele occupies a 625-acre (253 ha) rural campus close to the village of Keele and consists of extensive woods, lakes and Keele Hall set in Staﬀordshire Potteries. In 2015/16, total income for the year ending 31 July 2016 was just over £148.5 million with a total expenditure of £140.5 million. Medicine at Keele has been ranked among the Top 5 in England in the Times Good University Guide 2022.
The University has 10,880 students including undergraduates and postgraduates. There are 860 academic staﬀ and 875 administrative staﬀ at Keele University. Keele University is ranked 501 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and has an overall score of 4.2 stars, according to student reviews on Studyportals, the best place to find out how students rate their study and living experience at universities from all over the world.
The University of Stirling (abbreviated as Stir or Shruiglea, in post-nominals) is a public university in Stirling, Scotland, founded by Royal Charter in 1967. It is located in the Central Belt of Scotland, built within the walled Airthrey Castle estate. Since its foundation, it has expanded to four faculties, a Management School, and a number of institutes and centers covering a broad range of subjects in the academic areas of arts and humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and health sciences and sport. The University campus is approximately 360 acres (1.5 km2) in size, incorporating the Stirling University Innovation Park and the Dementia Centre. The University of Stirling have annual revenue of $544.7M.
The university has above 12,000 students including undergraduates and postgraduates. The University oﬀers a MSc in Human Rights & Diplomacy, this is the only Human Rights and Diplomacy program in the world taught in partnership with the leading training body of the United Nations, The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). The University of Stirling is ranked in the top 500 global universities in the QS World University Rankings 2022.
The University of Kent formerly the University of Kent at Canterbury, is a semi-collegiate public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. The University was granted its Royal Charter on 4 January 1965 and the following year Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, was formally installed as the first Chancellor. The university has its main campus north of Canterbury situated within 300 acres (1.2 km2) of park land, housing over 6,000 students, as well as campuses in Medway and Ton bridge in Kent and European postgraduate centers in Brussels, Athens, Rome and Paris. The University of Kent is located in Bruxelles, Belgium and is part of the Other Schools and Instruction Industry. The University of Kent has 10 employees at this location and generates $431,000 in sales (USD).
There are over 18,170 students including 15,020 undergraduates and 3,685 postgraduates. The University is international, with students from 158 diﬀerent nationalities and 41% of its academic and research staﬀ being from outside the United Kingdom. It is a member of the Santander Network of European universities encouraging social and economic development. QS places Kent 46th in the UK and 366th in the world, while Times Higher Education places it 44th in the UK and in the 301-350 group worldwide.
Queen Mary University of London is a public research university in London, England, and a member institution of the federal University of London. It dates back to the foundation of London Hospital Medical College in 1785. Queen Mary College, named after Mary of Teck, was admitted to the University of London in 1915 and in 1989 merged with Westfield College to form Queen Mary and Westfield College. Queen Mary has five campuses across East and Central London in Mile End, Whitechapel, Charterhouse Square, Lincoln’s Inn Fields and West Smithfield, as well as an international presence in China, France, Greece and Malta. For 2019–20, Queen Mary had a turnover of £507.6 million, including £114.6 million from research grants and contracts.
In 2018/19 the university had around 26,000 students. Queen Mary is organized into three faculties – the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Queen Mary is a member of the Russell Group of British research universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Universities UK. Queen Mary is a major Centre for medical teaching and research and is part of UCL Partners, the world’s largest academic health science Centre.
The University of Nottingham is a public research university in Nottingham, United Kingdom. It was founded as University College Nottingham in 1881, and was granted a royal charter in 1948. The University of Nottingham belongs to the elite research-intensive Russell Group association. Nottingham’s main campus (University Park) with Jubilee Campus and teaching hospital (Queen’s Medical Centre) are located within the City of Nottingham, with a number of smaller campuses and sites elsewhere in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Outside the UK, the university has campuses in Semenyih, Malaysia, and Ningbo, China. Nottingham is organized into five constituent faculties, within which there are more than 50 schools, departments, institutes and research centers. Nottingham had an income of £703.6 million in 2019–20, of which £105.0 million was from research grants and contracts.
Nottingham has about 45,500 students and 7,000 staﬀ. The institution’s alumni have been awarded 3 Nobel Prizes, a Fields Medal, a Turner Prize, and a Gabor Medal and Prize. The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, the Russell Group, Universitas 21, Universities UK, the Virgo Consortium, and participates in the Sutton Trust Summer School program as a member of the Sutton 30.
The University of Hull is a public research university in Kingston upon Hull, a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It was founded in 1927 as University College Hull. The main university campus is located in Hull and is home to the Hull York Medical School, a joint initiative with the University of York. Students are served by Hull University Union. The first chancellor of the university was Lord Middleton (1954–1969), followed by Lord Cohen (1970–1977), Lord Wilberforce (1978–1994), and Lord Armstrong (1994–2006). Virginia Bottomley (Baroness Bottomley of Nettle stone) was installed as the current chancellor in April 2006. The University of Hull have annual revenue of $716.2M in 2019-20.
The Hull University has total 14,255 students including 11,930 undergraduates and 2,325 postgraduates. 2,190 are the total staﬀ. Since 2016 the university has hosted a Confucius Institute. The institute is located in the Dennison Centre on Cottingham Road, Hull HU5 2EG. University of Hull is ranked 601 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and has an overall score of 4.3 stars.
The University of Huddersfield (informally Huddersfield University) is a public research university located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. It has been a university since 1992, but has its origins in a series of institutions dating back to the 19th century. Its chancellor George W. Buckley, a graduate of the University and a former boss of 3M, was appointed in 2020, following the resignation of Prince Andrew amid the Epstein scandal.
Huddersfield has 17,305 students including 13,600 undergraduates and 3,705 postgraduates. It has made teaching quality a particular focus of its activities, winning the inaugural Higher Education Academy Global Teaching Excellence Award, and achieving a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold Award, both in 2017. In 2020 it was ranked joint first in England for the proportion of its staﬀ with a teaching qualification.
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a research university in Nottingham, England. Its roots go back to 1843 with the establishment of the Nottingham Government School of Design, which still exists within the university today. The university has five campuses: City, Clifton, Confetti, Brackenhurst and Mansfield & Ashfield. Nottingham Trent University’s estimated annual revenue is currently $1709.8M per year.
The University have over 33,000 students and more than 4,000 staﬀ, based across five diﬀerent campuses. Nottingham Trent University is ranked 501 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and has an overall score of 4.3 stars. In 2017, the university received the Times Higher Education ‘University of the Year Award’ and in 2018, the ‘Modern University of the Year Award’ from the Sunday Times. In 2019, The Guardian awarded the university its ‘University of the Year’ award.
Newcastle University legally the University of Newcastle upon Tyne is a UK public research university based in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East England. It has overseas campuses in Singapore and Malaysia. The university is a red brick university and a member of the Russell Group, an association of research-intensive UK universities. The university finds its roots in the School of Medicine and Surgery later the College of Medicine, established in 1834, and the College of Physical Science later renamed Armstrong College, founded in 1871. These two colleges came to form the larger division of the federal University of Durham, with the Durham Colleges forming the other. The annual income of the institution for 2019–20 was £532.9 million of which £97.7 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £471 million.
The University has 28,070 students including 21,300 undergraduates and 6,775 postgraduates in 2019-2020. Newcastle university one of the top 150 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022) and Newcastle have a thriving international community led by world-class teaching staﬀ. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) placed Newcastle University 16th in the UK for Research Power and have received three prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for the quality of our research
The University of Surrey is a public research university in Guildford, Surrey, England. The university received its royal charter in 1966, along with a number of other institutions following recommendations in the Robbins Report. The institution was previously known as Battersea College of Technology and was located in Battersea Park, London. The chancellor of the university is Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. Current and emeritus academics at the university include ten Fellows of the Royal Society, twenty-one Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering, one Fellow of the British Academy and six Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences. In all, the University of Surrey had an income of £297.5 million in 2017/18. That is up from £271.8 in 2016/17, and £259.5 million in 2015/16.
There are above 17,000 students including undergraduates and postgraduates in 2019-2020. The university has consistently been in the top 60 of the three main ranking compilations of universities in the United Kingdom, placing it 39th in The Times and Sunday Times, 34th in The Good University Guide and the Complete University Guide, and 54th in The Guardian University Guide for 2021.
Ulster University legally the University of Ulster, is a multi-campus public university located in Northern Ireland. It is often referred to informally and unoﬃcially as Ulster. It is the largest university in Northern Ireland and the second-largest university on the island of Ireland, after the federal National University of Ireland. The University has Total income in 2019/20 was £214.6m (2019: £218.3m). The university has a partnership with QA Higher Education, which operates two branch campuses in England: London and Birmingham The university has 27,680 students including 20,865 undergraduates and 6,815 postgraduates. The university incorporated its four campuses in 1984; located in Belfast, Coleraine, Derry (Magee College), and Jordanstown. The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Universities Ireland and Universities UK. In 2019 Ulster ranked 2nd in the UK for the UK University Acceptance rates on a university review platform Student Crowd.
Sheﬃeld Hallam University (SHU) is a public research university in Sheﬃeld, South Yorkshire, England. It is based on two sites; the City Campus is located in the city center near Sheﬃeld railway station, while the Collegiate Crescent Campus is about two miles away in the Broomhall Estate oﬀ Ecclesall Road in south-west Sheﬃeld. The university is the 14th largest university in the UK out of 169. In 1987 Sheﬃeld City Polytechnic became a founding member of the Northern Consortium.
The university has 30,960 students including undergraduates and postgraduates. Sheﬃeld Hallam University has 1 employee at this location and generates $362.05 million in sales (USD). Sheﬃeld Hallam has also been named University of the Year for Teaching Quality by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.
The University of Derby formerly Derby College of Art and Technology or simply Derby College is a public university in the city of Derby, England. It traces its history back to the establishment of the Derby Diocesan Institution for the Training of Schoolmistresses in 1851. It gained university status in 1992. The university provides over 300 study programs at undergraduate level. Undergraduate programs as well as short courses, foundation degrees and postgraduate degrees cover most academic disciplines and sub-disciplines.
The university is home to around 34,000 students in all areas of study. The current Chancellor of the University of Derby is William Cavendish, Earl of Burlington, who was installed in a ceremony at the Buxton Campus on 15 March 2018. University of Derby is ranked 601 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and has an overall score of 4.1 stars, according to student reviews on Studyportals, the best place to find out how students rate their study and living experience at universities from all over the world.
The University of Reading is a public university in Reading, Berkshire, England. It was founded in 1892 as University College, Reading, a University of Oxford extension college. The institution received the power to grant its own degrees in 1926 by royal charter from King George V and was the only university to receive such a charter between the two world wars. The university is usually categorized as a red brick university, reflecting its original foundation in the 19th century. The annual income of the institution for 2016–17 was £275.3 million of which £35.4 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £297.5 million.
There are 18,735 students including 12,630 undergraduates and 6,105 postgraduates in 2019-20. Reading has four major campuses. In the United Kingdom, the campuses on London Road and Whiteknights are based in the town of Reading itself, and Greenlands is based on the banks of the River Thames in Buckinghamshire. It also has a campus in Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia.
Cardiﬀ Metropolitan University Formerly University of Wales Institute, Cardiﬀ (UWIC), Prifysgol Athrofâu Cymru, Caerdydd is a university located in the city of Cardiﬀ. Cardiﬀ Metropolitan University has a number of research and enterprise centers, including the Food Industry Centre, the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, and the National Centre for Product Design and Development Research. Cardiﬀ Met University increased its turnover from £103.7m in 2017/18 to £106.8m in 2018/19.
In the 2016/17 academic year, the university had just under 11,000 students. The university oﬀers degree courses in a variety of disciplines. Study is available at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, full-time and part-time, and research opportunities are oﬀered. Cardiﬀ Metropolitan University is ranked 1001 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and has an overall score of 4.2 stars.
Manchester Metropolitan University is a public university located in Manchester, England. The university traces its origins to the Manchester Mechanics Institute and the Manchester School of Design, which formed Manchester Polytechnic in 1970. Manchester Polytechnic then gained university status under the government’s Further and Higher Education Act, becoming the Manchester Metropolitan University in 1992. Manchester Metropolitan University is an accredited member of the Association of MBAs, and member of the University Alliance, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the North West Universities Association, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and the European University Association.
There are over 33,420 students including 26,435 undergraduates and 6,985 postgraduates. According to The Complete University Guide, MMU is ranked #54 out of 130 within the UK, based on overall rating, entry standards, research quality, and graduate prospects. In terms of research, MMU is ranked fourth within new universities attracting research funds from the Higher Education Funding Council for England, one of several institutions that fund higher education research programs.
Aberystwyth University is a public research university in Aberystwyth, Wales. Aberystwyth was a founding member institution of the former federal University of Wales. Founded in 1872 as University College Wales, Aberystwyth, it became a founder member of the University of Wales in 1894, and changed its name to the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. In the mid-1990s, the university again changed its name to become the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. On 1 September 2007, the University of Wales ceased to be a federal university and Aberystwyth University became independent again. The University recognized a £10.9 million gain from a reduction to the University Superannuation Scheme (USS) provision in 2019-20 (2018-19 £18.3 million loss).
The university has over 8,000 students studying across 3 academic faculties and 17 departments. A total of 91 UK universities are included in the 2016-17 table, with Aberystwyth University ranked 38th in the UK. Worldwide, the rankings rate a total of 980 universities in 79 diﬀerent countries, with Aberystwyth University in the 301-350 band.
The University of Essex is a public research university in Essex, England. Established in 1963, welcomed students in 1964, and acquired university status by royal charter in 1965 – the university is a plate glass university. Essex’s shield consists of the ancient arms attributed to the Kingdom of Essex. The university comprises three campuses with its primary campus located within Wivenhoe Park (over 200 acres) and campuses in Southend-On-Sea and in Loughton. The University generated a record level of income for the year of £246.6m, including donations, endowment receipts and capital grants. Annual growth since 2017-18 of 6.9% is the result of academic expansion and record income from research contracts of £30.9m.
The University has 14,926 students including 12,348 undergraduates and 2,577 postgraduates. Essex is rated Gold for Teaching Excellence by the TEF since 2017, named University of the Year at Times Higher Education Awards in 2018. The university was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize on two occasions for advancing Human Rights in 2009 and Social and Economic Research in 2017.
Wrexham Glyndwr University, is a public research university, in Wales, with campuses in Wrexham, Northop and St Asaph. Formerly known as the North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (NEWI), it was granted full university status in 2008 after being a member of the University of Wales since 2004. The university is named after the medieval Welsh prince Owain Glyndwr, who first suggested the establishment of universities throughout Wales in the early 15th century. Wrexham Glyndwr University has two subsidiary companies: Glyndwr Innovations Ltd and North Wales Science (Techniques Glyndwr – “TQG”).
It oﬀers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as professional courses. The university had 6,045 students in 2019/20. he Guardian’s University Guide league table, to 66th in the UK, and was again acknowledged for the quality of teaching.
Suﬀolk University is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts. With 7,560 students (includes all campuses, 7,379 at the Boston location alone), it is the eighth largest university in metropolitan Boston. It was founded as a law school in 1906 and named after its location in Suﬀolk County, Massachusetts. The university’s notable alumni include mayors, dozens of U.S. federal and state judges and United States members of Congress. The university, located at the downtown edge of the historic Beacon Hill neighborhood, is coeducational and comprises the Suﬀolk University Law School, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Sawyer Business School. It has an international campus in Madrid in addition to the main campus in downtown Boston.
Suﬀolk University chancellor name is Helen Pankhurst CBE. Suﬀolk University has 1909 employess.
In year 2020, Suﬀolk University total revenue is 246.2 million USD.
Birmingham City University abbrev. BCU is a university in Birmingham, England. Initially established as the Birmingham College of Art with roots dating back to 1843, it was designated as a polytechnic in 1971 and gained university status in 1992. The university has three main campuses serving four faculties, and oﬀers courses in art and design, business, the built environment, computing, education, engineering, English, healthcare, law, the performing arts, social sciences, and technology.
Birmingham City University vice-chancellor name is Graham Henderson. Birmingham City University has 2,440 employees and Its student capacity is 48535. Birmingham City University revenue is $311 Million. Birmingham City University is a large university and has departments covering a wide range of subjects. The university’s system was re-organised into four faculties in September 2014, composed of numerous schools and departments.
Glasgow Caledonian University, informally GCU, Caledonian or Caley, is a public university in Glasgow, Scotland. It was formed in 1993 by the merger of The Queen’s College, Glasgow (founded in 1875) and Glasgow Polytechnic (founded in 1991). In June 2017, the university’s New York partner institution, which was founded in 2013, was granted permission to award degrees in the state, the first higher education institution founded by a foreign university to achieve this status.
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been ranked in the world’s top 150 young universities by the Times Higher Education’s 200 under age of 50 Rankings 2017. GCU is the top modern university in Scotland for research power (REF 2014 rankings). According to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) UK Performance Indicators in Higher Education, GCU has a completion rate of 80.9 per cent, above the sector average of 80.6 per cent for Scotland.
Edge Hill University is a campus-based public university in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, which opened in 1885 as Edge Hill College, the first non-denominational teacher training college for women in England, before admitting its first male students in 1959. In 2005, Edge Hill was granted Taught Degree Awarding Powers by the Privy Council and became Edge Hill University on 18 May 2006. The University has three faculties: Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health and Social Care; these teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Edge Hill University has Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine. According to the Higher Education Statistical Agency, in the 2019/20 academic year there were 10,025 undergraduate students and 3,535 postgraduate students. Its Revenue is $144 Million. The University used to operate from the Woodlands campus based in Chorley, central Lancashire.
The University of Gloucestershire is a public university based in Gloucestershire, England. It is located over three campuses, two in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester, namely Francis Close Hall, The Park, Ox stalls and The Centre for Art and Photography being near to Francis Close Hall. In March 2021 the university purchased the former Debenhams store in Gloucester City Centre, with a new campus due to open there in 2023. The university is the recent successor of a large number of merged, name-changed and reformed institutions of further and higher education. Its history spans nearly two centuries.
The university provides almost 100 undergraduate courses and around 57 taught post-graduate courses. within eight schools. The university is organised into eight schools of study: School of Arts, School of Business and Technology, School of Computing and Engineering, School of Education and Humanities School of Health and Social Care, School of Media,School of Natural and Social Sciences, School of Sport and Exercise.
Staﬀordshire University is a public research university in Staﬀordshire, England. It has one main campus based in the city of Stoke-on-Trent and three other campuses; in Staﬀord, Lichfield and Shrewsbury. Staﬀordshire University faculties are Sir Stanley Mathews sport Centre, Nursery, Hospitality and Catering, Stoke Film Theatre, Legal advice clinic, Sports Therapy Clinic, The Art Shop, Specialty technical Facilities, Facilities of Business, Betty Smithers Design Collection.
The university has two main campuses, four smaller campuses, and extensive links with National, European and transnational academic institutions. The university’s world ranking is 1,354 in 2010, according to webometrics.info. The Staﬀord campus has its own halls of residence, Staﬀord Court, comprising over 264 en-suite single study bedrooms and 290 single study bedrooms with shared facilities.
Edinburgh Napier University is a public university in Edinburgh, Scotland. Napier Technical College, the predecessor of the university, was founded in 1964, taking its name from 16th-century Scottish mathematician and philosopher John Napier. The technical college was inaugurated as a university in 1992 by Lord Douglas-Hamilton, becoming Napier University. In 2009, the university was renamed Edinburgh Napier University.
The university is based around its three main Edinburgh campuses: Merchiston, Craiglockhart and Sighthill. It has over 19,500 students, including those on-campus in Scotland and others studying on transnational programmes abroad and online. In 2018 this included nearly 9,500 international and EU students, from more than 140 nations worldwide. Edinburgh Napier oﬀers subjects including engineering, computing, nursing and midwifery, science, business, timber engineering and transport studies. It oﬀers a range of creative courses, including film, graphic design, music, acting, publishing and product design.
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is a multi-campus university with three main campuses in South West Wales, in Carmarthen, Lampeter and Swansea, a fourth campus in London, England, and learning centers in Cardiﬀ, Wales, and Birmingham, England. The university came into existence through the merger of the two oldest higher education institutions in Wales, the University of Wales, Lampeter (UWL) and Trinity University College (TUC) in 2010, under Lampeter’s royal charter of 1828. In 2011, it was announced that the University of Wales would also be merged into Trinity Saint David. On 1 August 2013 the university merged with Swansea Metropolitan University.
The Vice-Chancellor is the chief executive of the university and the post is currently held by Medwin Hughes. The university was the first in the UK to place at its core sustainable development. The university is a part of what has been called a dual-sector university, delivering both higher and further education.
The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. It is one of only four universities in the South-East to be rated Gold in the Government Teaching Excellence Framework. Portsmouth has educated a wide range of people, including Tim Peake, Grayson Perry, Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, Sir John Armitt, Baroness Diana Maddock, and John Flint. Its alumni can be found worldwide, holding senior and executive positions in banking, politics, and civil engineering. Staﬀ at the University include Alessandro Melis, curator of the Italian Pavilione at the XVII Venice Biennale, and astrophysicist and Eddington Medal winner Prof Claudia Maraston.
The University oﬀers a range of disciplines, including Pharmacy, International Relations, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Paleontology, Criminology, and Criminal Justice. In the 2022 edition of the Good University Guide – compiled by The Times and Sunday Times – the university was ranked at 88 out of 132.
Liverpool John Moores University (abbreviated LJMU) is a public research university in the city of Liverpool, England. The university can trace its origins to the Liverpool Mechanics’ School of Arts, established in 1823. This later merged to become Liverpool Polytechnic. In 1992, following an Act of Parliament, the Liverpool Polytechnic became what is now Liverpool John Moores University. It is named after Sir John Moores, a local businessman and philanthropist, who donated to the university’s precursor institutions. LJMU was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2005. LJMU is highly ranked for teaching and research in Sports and Exercise Sciences.
The university had 25,050 students in 2019/20, of which 20,105 are undergraduate students and 4,945 are postgraduate, making it the 30th largest university in the UK by total student population. It is a member of the University Alliance, the Northern Consortium and the European University Association.
Buckinghamshire New University (BNU) is a public university in Buckinghamshire, England, with campuses in High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Uxbridge and Great Missenden. The institution dates from 1891, when it was founded as the School of Science and Art, and has since then has variously been known as Wycombe Technical Institute, High Wycombe College of Technology and Art and the Buckinghamshire College of Higher Education. It was a university college from 1999 until 2007, when its application for university status was accepted.
In November 2013 it was ranked 12th in the UK by the Huﬃngton Post in a list of creative universities. It was also included in a list of the top 14 creative universities in the UK by The Daily Telegraph in December 2013. Domestically, the university is ranked 113 out of 130 universities (Complete), 92 out of 121 universities (Guardian), 113 out of 131 (Times / Sunday Times).
SOAS University of London is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. Founded in 1916, SOAS is located in the Bloomsbury area of central London. SOAS is one of the world’s leading institutions for the study of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Its library is one of the five national research libraries in the UK. SOAS also houses the Brunei Gallery, which hosts a program of changing contemporary and historical exhibitions from Asia, Africa and the Middle East with the aim to present and promote cultures from these regions.
SOAS is divided into three faculties: Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Languages and Cultures and Faculty of Law and Social Sciences. It is home to the SOAS School of Law which is one of leading law schools in the UK. The university oﬀers around 350 bachelor’s degree combinations, more than 100 one-year master’s degrees and PhD programmes in nearly every department.
The University of Bradford is a public research university located in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. A plate glass university, it received its royal charter in 1966, making it the 40th university to be created in Britain, but can trace its origins back to the establishment of the industrial West Yorkshire town’s Mechanics Institute in 1832. The student population includes 7,480 undergraduate and 2,290 postgraduate students. Mature students make up around a third of the undergraduate community. 22% of students are foreign, and come from over 110 diﬀerent countries. There were 14,406 applications to the university through UCAS in 2010, of which 3,421 were accepted.
It was the first British university to establish a Department of Peace Studies in 1973, which is currently the world’s largest university centre for the study of peace and conflict. The current Vice-Chancellor (since 2019) is Shirley Congdon.
The University of Chester is a public university located in Chester, England. The university originated as the first purpose-built teacher training college in the UK. As a university, it now occupies five campus sites in and around Chester, one in Warrington, and a University Centre in Shrewsbury. It oﬀers a range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as undertaking academic research. The university is a member of AACSB, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Cathedrals Group, the North West Universities Association and Universities UK. It holds the Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
The University of Chester is the fifth oldest higher education establishment in England. The university is organised into seven faculties of study. There are approximately 1,737 administrative and academic members of staﬀ. Most of Chester’s 14,900 students are from the United Kingdom. The increasing number of foreign students are mainly participants in the university’s active exchange policy.
Teesside University is a public university with its main campus in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire in North East England. It has approximately 20,000 students, according to the 2018/19 HESA student record. Teesside University has won seven National Teaching Fellowships. Teesside University’s research is focused on addressing five thematic areas. In research, the university oﬀers an array of routes of study resulting in the qualification of MPhil, PhD, MProf and Dprof.
On 15 October 2009, Teesside was named University of the Year and awarded Outstanding Employer Engagement Initiative in the Times Higher Education Awards.In March 2021, the university and the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority announced the development of the £13.5m Net Zero Industry Innovation Centre (NZIIC). Located at Middlesbrough’s Tees Advanced Manufacturing Park (TeesAMP), the facility will support the region’s ongoing drive for clean energy and sustainability.
The University of South Wales is a public university in Wales, with campuses in Cardiﬀ, Newport and Pontypridd. It was formed on 11 April 2013 from the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. The university is the second largest university in Wales in terms of its student numbers, and oﬀers around 200 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The university has three main faculties across its campuses in South Wales. The University has three faculties – Computing, Engineering and Science; Creative Industries; and Life Sciences and Education.
The university is part of the University of South Wales Group comprising the university, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and the Merthyr Tydfil College. The university has a band of 106 partner colleges, universities, FE institutions or organisations, who deliver University of South Wales’s higher education programmes or access courses in the UK and 18 other countries.
Robert Gordon University, commonly called RGU, is a public university in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland. It became a university in 1992, and originated from an educational institution founded in the 18th century by Robert Gordon, a prosperous Aberdeen merchant, and various institutions which provided adult education and technical education in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is one of two universities in the city (the other is the University of Aberdeen). RGU is a campus university and its single campus in Aberdeen is at Garthdee, in the south-west of the city.
The university awards degrees in a wide range of disciplines from BA/BSc to PhD, primarily in professional, technical, health and artistic disciplines and those most applicable to business and industry. RGU operates a single campus in Aberdeen, in the south-western suburbs at Garthdee.
York St John University originally established as York Diocesan College, often abbreviated to YSJ, is a public university located on a large urban campus in York, England. Established in 1841, it achieved university status in 2006 and in 2015 the University was given research degree awarding powers for PhD and doctoral programs. It is one of several higher education institutions which have religious foundations and is part of the Cathedrals Group of Universities.
In 2019/20, there were 7,000 students, reading a wide variety of subjects, in five Schools: School of the Arts; School of Education, Language and Psychology; School of Humanities; School of Science, Technology and Health; and York Business School. The university has an eleven-acre city centre campus on Lord Mayor’s Walk, close to York Minster and the city walls. York St John University has risen seven places in the Guardian University Guide 2022 to 91st place. In the National Student Survey 2021, the University received a 86% satisfaction score and was ranked 36th of 122 English Higher Education providers.
Queen Margaret University formerly Queen Margaret University College and Queen Margaret College is a university, founded in 1875 and located in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is named after Saint Margaret, wife of King Malcolm III of Scotland. Its predecessor, Queen Margaret University College, was awarded full university status becoming Queen Margaret University in January 2007.The university has three flagships: health and rehabilitation; creativity and culture; and sustainable business.
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, researchers in food and drink in partnerships with Advanced Microwave Technologies Ltd (AMT), won two major awards for innovation and partnership in 2012 for their collaboration to explore the application of microwave technologies to the food and drink sector. In 2012, QMU became the first university in Scotland to have a Business Gateway on campus.
Bangor University is a public university in Bangor, Wales. It received its Royal Charter in 1885 and was one of the founding institutions of the federal University of Wales. Oﬃcially known as University College of North Wales (UCNW), and later University of Wales, Bangor, in 2007 it became Bangor University, independent from the University of Wales. The university occupies a substantial proportion of Bangor and also has part of its School of Healthcare Sciences in Wrexham.
The Academic Activities of Bangor University are grouped into three colleges: College of Arts, Humanities and Business, College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, College of Human Sciences. The university-owned £20m Science Park on Anglesey, M-Sparc was completed in March 2018, which will support the development of the region’s low carbon energy sector.
London Metropolitan University, commonly known as London Met, is a public research university in London, England. The University of North London (formerly the Polytechnic of North London) and London Guildhall University (formerly the City of London Polytechnic) merged in 2002 to create the university. The University’s roots go back to 1848. The university has campuses in the City of London and in the London Borough of Islington, a museum, archives and libraries. Special collections include the TUC Library, the Irish Studies Collection and the Frederick Parker Collection.
The main university campus is on Holloway Road in the London Borough of Islington where five of the University’s Schools are based. The School of Art, Architecture and Design is based in Aldgate. London Metropolitan oﬀers about 160 degree courses, to 10,390 students including 7,000 overseas students from 155 countries.
Abertay University formerly the University of Abertay Dundee, is one of two public universities in the city of Dundee, Scotland. In 1872, Sir David Baxter, 1st Baronet of Kilmaron, left a bequest for the establishment of a mechanics’ institute in Dundee and the Dundee Institute of Technology was formed in 1888. As early as 1902 it was recognized by the Scottish Education Department as an educational hub, and was one of the first to be designated a central institution, akin to an “industrial university”. Abertay gained University status in 1994. Abertay launched the world’s first computer games degree in 1997 and in 2017 held a program of events celebrating 20 Years of Games. Abertay was also the first to oﬀer a degree in Ethical Hacking, starting in 2006.
The campus buildings include the historic Old College buildings of Dundee Business School, the Bernard King Library, scenes of crime teaching facilities, specialist Ethical Hacking labs designed for research into computer hacking and misuse, and modern computer games labs in the UK Centre for Excellence in Computer Games Education.
Bournemouth University is a public university in Bournemouth, England, with its main campus situated in neighboring Poole. The university was founded in 1992; however, the origins of its predecessor date back to the early 1900s. The university currently has over 16,000 students, including over 3,000 international students. The university is recognized for its work in the media industries. Graduates from the university have worked on a number of Hollywood films, including Gravity, which was awarded the Achievement in Visual Eﬀects Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards in 2015.
In 2017 Bournemouth University received a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, a government assessment of the quality of undergraduate teaching in universities and other higher education providers in England. SUBU has over 120 clubs and societies for students to take part in alongside their studies at Bournemouth University.
The University of Hertfordshire (UOH) is a public university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. The university is based largely in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Its antecedent institution, Hatfield Technical College, was founded in 1948 and was identified as one of 25 Colleges of Technology in the United Kingdom in 1959. In 1992, Hatfield Polytechnic was granted university status by the British government and subsequently renamed University of Hertfordshire. It is one of the post-1992 universities.
Hertfordshire is mainly based at two campuses – College Lane and de Havilland. As of 2021, it has over 25,130 students, including more than 5,200 international students that together represent 100 countries. The university is one of Hertfordshire’s largest employers with over 2,700 staﬀ, 812 of whom are academic members of staﬀ. It has a turnover of more than £235 million. The university has 9 schools.The university oﬀers over 800 undergraduate, postgraduate, CPD, online distance learning and short courses in its 9 schools of study, within which there are around 50 academic departments and 24 research centres.
Bath Spa University is a public university in Bath, England, with its main campus at Newton Park, about 3+1⁄2 miles (5.6 km) west of the center of the city. The university has other campuses in the city of Bath, and one at Corsham Court in Wiltshire. The institution gained full university status in August 2005, having been previously known as Bath College of Higher Education, and later Bath Spa University College.
In 2013, the university was the UK’s sixth-largest provider of teacher education. The university has seen a significant dip in student satisfaction in recent years, slipping to 113th place in the UK with an overall satisfaction rate of 71.7% in 2021 according to the Oﬃce for Students. In 2015, by contrast, Bath Spa University was ranked joint 20th in the United Kingdom with 90% student satisfaction, 4% above the national average of 86%. In 2013 and 2014, student satisfaction was 87% and 89% respectively.
The University of Worcester is a public research university, based in Worcester, England. Worcester is the only university based in the counties of Worcestershire and Herefordshire. With a history dating back to 1946, the university began awarding degrees in 1997 and was granted full university status in 2005. Since 2005, the university has expanded greatly and acquired many new sites across the city of Worcester. Its long-term strategy includes building joint community and university facilities, and expanding to a 4th campus.
The seven faculties include, Institute of Education, Institute of Health and Society, Institute of the Arts, Institute of Humanities, Institute of Science and the Environment, Institute of Sport and Exercise Science, and the Worcester Business School. The University of Worcester is the UK’s fastest-growing university. Applications increased by 10.6% in 2009 and by 100% since 2004. The university has consistently recorded the largest increases in applications of any UK University for 7 years in a row.
The University of Sunderland is a public research university located in Sunderland in the North East of England. Its predecessor, Sunderland Technical College, was established as a municipal training college in 1901. It gained university status in 1992. It now has campuses in Sunderland, London and Hong Kong, and has about 20,000 students. A wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses are oﬀered at the University of Sunderland in London including: Business, Management and Finance, Engineering and Project Management, Tourism, Nursing a Health English for Academic Purpose Preparation.
The University has five academic departments, responsible for teaching and learning, academic development and research, and working with partners in business and industry. The Faculties are supported by a number of service departments responsible for a wide range of activity such as student welfare and accommodation and includes teams with responsibility for managing the University estate, financial matters, and human resources.
The University of Salford is a public university in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, 1-mile (1.6 kilometers) west of Manchester city center. The Royal Technical Institute, Salford, which opened in 1896, became a College of Advanced Technology in 1956 and gained university status in 1967, following the Robbins Report into higher education.
It has 21,500 students and is in 160 acres (65 hectares) of parkland on the banks of the River Irwell. The university was organised into seven schools: School of Arts and Media, Salford Business School, School of Health Sciences, School of Health and Society, NB, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, School of Environment and Life Sciences, School of the Built Environment. In the 2018 Guardian University League Tables, the University of Salford placed 99th, down from 83rd in 2017. The Times newspaper ranked Salford 105th out of 123 UK institutions in 2015, from 84th of 114 in 2010. The University currently has 35 sports clubs ranging from football to ultimate. Each year, Salford and Chester University take part in a varsity challenge.
The University of Greenwich is a public university located in London and Kent, United Kingdom. Previous names include Woolwich Polytechnic and Thames Polytechnic. The university’s main campus is at the Old Royal Naval College, which along with its Avery Hill campus, is located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Greenwich also has a satellite campus in Medway, Kent, as part of a shared campus. The university’s range of subjects includes architecture, business, computing, mathematics, education, engineering, humanities, maritime studies, natural sciences, pharmacy and social sciences. Greenwich’s alumni include two Nobel laureates. It received a silver rating in the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.
The University of Greenwich has invested heavily in its learning and social spaces to oﬀer world-class study facilities in London. The £76-million Stockwell Street Building opened in 2014 and is now home to the campus library, film and TV studios, and state-of-the-art editing suites.Vice-chancellor of University of Greenwich- Jane Harrington.
The University of Roehampton, formerly Roehampton Institute of Higher Education, is a public university in the United Kingdom, situated on three major sites in Roehampton, in the London Borough of Wandsworth. Roehampton was formerly an equal partner, along with the University of Surrey, in the now-dissolved Federal University of Surrey. In 2004, Roehampton became a university. In 2011, it was renamed the University of Roehampton. The university is one of the post-1992 universities.
Roehampton consists of four colleges, around which accommodation is centred: Digby Stuart College, Froebel College, Southlands College and Whitelands College. Roehampton’s departments include the Department of Dance, Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance, Department of English and Creative Writing, Department of Humanities, Department of Life Sciences, Department of Media, Culture and Language, Department of Psychology, Department of Social Sciences and Adult Nursing. It has its Business School, Law School and School of Education. Roehampton is a member of the European University Association and Universities UK.
Liverpool Hope University is a public university with campuses in Liverpool, England. The university grew out of three teacher training colleges: Saint Katharine’s College (originally Warrington Training College), Notre Dame College, and Christ’s College. Uniquely in European higher education, the university has an ecumenical tradition, with Saint Katharine’s College having been Anglican and Notre Dame and Christ’s both Catholic.
The university peaked in the 2019 edition of the Guardian table at 33rd (out of 121 universities), outranking the University of Liverpool for a second time and also other Russell Group universities including Manchester, Cardiﬀ, Sheﬃeld, Queen’s Belfast, and King’s College London. Dropping 10 places to 43rd, it remained ahead of the latter three universities and again, for a third year running the University of Liverpool in the 2020 edition announced in June 2019.
Solent University (formerly Southampton Solent University) is a public research university based in Southampton, United Kingdom. It has approximately 10,500 students (2019/20). Its main campus is located on East Park Terrace near the city center and the maritime hub of Southampton. The University also has a dedicated Research, Innovation and Enterprise Oﬃce, providing cohesive support for research and innovation through a researcher development programme and the Research, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange Awards.
Solent University is a comprehensive university oﬀering programmes across five academic faculties, including; Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies, (which incorporating the Solent Business School and the Solent Law School); The Faculty of Creative Industries, Architecture and Engineering; Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Science, and Warsash Maritime School. Solent’s maritime courses have been ranked among the best in the world. The University generally has a growing reputation, and have been climbing the major league tables year on year – most recently reaching 81st place in the Guardian League Table in 2019.
Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is a university in East Anglia, United Kingdom. Its origins are in the Cambridge School of Art, founded by William John Beamon in 1858. It became a university in 1992 and was renamed after John Ruskin in 2005. It is one of the “post-1992 universities”. Anglia Ruskin has 39,400 (2016) students worldwide with campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough and London. It shares further campuses with the College of West Anglia in King’s Lynn, Wisbech and Cambridge and has partnerships with universities around the world including Berlin, Budapest, Trinidad, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
There are four faculties of study at the university: Faculty of Business and Law, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care and Faculty of Science & Engineering. It won the Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards 2016.
The University of Central Lancashire (abbreviated UCLan) is a public university based in the city of Preston, Lancashire, England. It has its roots in The Institution for The Diﬀusion of Useful Knowledge, founded in 1828. Subsequently, known as Harris Art College, then Preston Polytechnic, then Lancashire Polytechnic, in 1992 it was granted university status by the Privy Council. The university is the 19th largest in the UK in terms of student numbers.
Facilities provided by UCLan: Media Factory consists of a business incubator and digital media facilities, including newspapers, TV and radio stations. Other facilities and services on the campus include a medical center, professional photographic studios, clinical simulation suites, and recording rooms. UCLan have 123 institutions. UCLan is a diverse community of about 32,040 (2011) from over 100 countries across the globe, out of which 58% are females and 48% are males.