Loughborough climbs to sixth in The Complete University Guide and third for Art and Design

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Loughborough has climbed two places to sixth in the Complete University Guide 2021 and remains the only University in the Midlands to feature in the top ten. Art and Design has also risen to third out of 85 institutions.

The league table, published today (Tuesday 9 June 2020), is based on ten measures: Entry Standards, Student Satisfaction, Research Quality, Research Intensity, Graduate Prospects, Student-Staff Ratio, Spending on Academic Services, Spending on Student Facilities, Good Honours Degrees, and Completion. It includes 130 institutions

Speaking about the 2021 guide Professor Robert Allison, Loughborough’s Vice-Chancellor, said: “In these challenging times it is fantastic to be reminded of what we have achieved. Our continued presence in the top ten underlines our position as one of the very best universities in the country.

“As always, this is thanks to hard work and commitment by staff across the University and the Students’ Union who ensure our students get the very best out of their university years.”

The top ten universities in The UK Complete University Guide 2021 are:

  1. Cambridge
  2. Oxford
  3. St Andrews
  4. London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  5. Imperial College London
  6. Loughborough
  7. Durham
  8. Lancaster
  9. Bath
  10. University College London

The full league table can be viewed here.