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Top 10 universities in The UK

 Top 10 universities in The UK



The United Kingdom has a strong presence in various international university rankings, making it one of the most popular study destinations in the world. It includes about 130 universities and colleges, according to statistics conducted in 2017. According to the QS ranking for the year 2019, 76 universities ranked among the best universities for this year. Among them are four universities in the top 10 international universities, and 18 universities in the list of the world's top 100 universities.

In this article, we will present a list of the 10 best universities in the UK based on the QS World Ranking, which is based on six important criteria including academic reputation, level of published research, and other criteria. Due to the different students' preferences, interests, and material potentials, this list is a good reference that those interested in studying in The UK can read about and get a general idea of each of the universities mentioned.

10- University of Warwick

Warwick University has moved up three places to number 54 in the 2019 QS Ranking. This university is located in Coventry and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group. As this grouping includes 24 research universities from the elite universities in The UK.

9- University of Bristol

This year the University of Bristol is ranked 51 in the QS ranking, and it is without doubt one of the best universities in the UK. Founded in 1876, the university is known for the remarkable achievements of its alumni, if only 13 alumni were awarded the Nobel Prize. She is also a member of the Messenger group.

8- London School of Economics and Political Science

 London School of Economics and Political Science
The college is known as LSE and is a university with a special focus on the social sciences. This university was ranked 38th according to the QS classification for the year 2019, and it won the highest points in terms of companies ’opinions of the university’s graduates’ job performance, and achieved outstanding results in terms of the percentage of foreign students in it.

7- King's College London

Known for short as KCL, the college is ranked 31st in the world within the QS ranking. The college is particularly well-known for its medical education and research as well as being home to the oldest nursing school today, the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, which was founded in 1860.

6- University of Manchester

This year, the University of Manchester has advanced five places to become ranked 29 in the world in the QS ranking, and is also among the top 20 universities in the world in terms of graduate job reputation. Not only that, as the university has the largest student pool in The UK, with a student population of about 40,490 students, of whom 11,000 are international students from outside the European Union.

5- University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh ranked the world 18th in the world, up five places from last year. This university was established in 1582 and is considered one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Scotland. The University of Edinburgh has brought out several important figures in history such as Charles Darwin, Alexander Graham Bell and J.K Rowling.

4- University College London

University College London, known for short as UCL, is ranked 10th among the best universities in the world for 2019 according to the QS ranking. The University is one of the largest and most diverse universities in the United Kingdom. Where the number of students is 38,900, of whom 40% are from outside the United Kingdom.

3- Imperial College London

Imperial College London was ranked eighth in the QS 2019 ranking, making it the best university in London for this year with a global reputation in the disciplines of science, engineering, business and medicine. The university scores the best in terms of the proportion of international students and in terms of company surveys on graduate job performance.

2- University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge has taken the place of its rival, "Oxford University", in the QS ranking for the year 2019, thus ranking it sixth in the world and second in The UK. The university was founded in 1209 and currently includes 31 different colleges, and the elite of celebrities in the fields of science have graduated, such as Stephen Hawking and Isaac Newton.

1- University of Oxford

The University of Oxford has become the first in the United Kingdom and the fifth in the world in the QS rankings for the year 2019. The university enjoys an excellent academic reputation as well as corporate surveys about the university’s graduate career performance in addition to the ideal proportion between the number of students and the faculty, ranking seventh in the world In this area. It is worth noting that the University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and an important member of the Russell Universities Group.

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