School of Business and Economics


27 May 2015

Guardian League Table 2016 ranks SBE 5th for business and 8th for accounting and finance

The Guardian University League Table 2016, released this week, has cemented SBE's standing as a top-10 UK business school.

The School is ranked 5th for Business, Management and Marketing, improving on its 10th place position in 2015.

This success continued with SBE being ranked 8th for Accounting and Finance, a huge leap from the 16th place position in 2015.

The Guardian University League Table ranks the country’s 119 universities by scoring each institution for the aspects of university life that matter most to students, such as course and teaching satisfaction, staff to student ratio, spend per student, average entry tariff and employability.  

Loughborough University itself has risen to 11th place, improving greatly on it's 2015 ranking. 

Loughborough University Vice Chancellor Professor Robert Allison said:

I am delighted Loughborough has improved its standing in this important league table which bases its results on the factors that matter to students.

We are continually working with the Students’ Union and colleagues across campus to improve the student experience and provide excellent value for money for our students. Today’s result is testament to the hard work that has taken place, and I congratulate everyone who has helped us get to this position.

The high Guardian ranking is the latest in a string of successes for SBE which secured top-5 rankings for Business and Information management and a top-10 ranking for accounting and finance from The Complete University Guide 2016.

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