About The Complete University Guide
The Complete University Guide has been publishing league tables online since 2007, the league tables are compiled by Mayfield University Consultants.
|2007||Good University Guide (GUG 2008)||30 July 2007||Daily Telegraph|
|2008||Complete University Guide (CUG 2009)||24 April 2008||The Independent|
|2009||Complete University Guide (CUG 2010)||30 April 2009||The Independent|
|2010||Complete University Guide (CUG 2011)||20 May 2010||The Independent|
|2011||Complete University Guide (CUG 2012)||18 April 2011||Daily Telegraph|
|2012||Complete University Guide (CUG 2013)||24 April 2012||Daily Mail|
|2013||Complete University Guide (CUG 2014)||29 April 2013||–––|
Meet the Team
Neil Davidson is Planning Team Leader at the University of Nottingham, where his responsibilities include resource allocation modelling and management information reporting. Before working in Planning at Nottingham, Neil performed a similar role at the University of Derby, interrupted by a short stint in Quality Assurance at Nottingham. He has a degree in Business Studies from the University of Humberside (now Lincoln).
Cicely Frew grew up on Hayling Island in Hampshire. She began her publishing career as an editorial temp with Times Books in London and worked for more than 15 years in an international publishing company, latterly managing reference, leisure and Scottish titles. She now works as a freelance editor and is Managing Editor for The Complete University Guide.
Andrew Hindmarsh is Head of Planning at the University of Nottingham, where his responsibilities include providing management information and statistical returns to official bodies. Before moving to Nottingham, Andrew was Head of the Undergraduate Admissions Office at the University of Sheffield, where for ten years he worked closely with admissions tutors and UCAS. He has degrees in zoology and animal behaviour from the University of Oxford.
Bernard Kingston is now a university consultant, having been Director of the Careers Advisory Service and later Director of International Affairs at the University of Sheffield. He is a past president of the Association of Graduate Careers AdvisoryServices (Agcas) and has advised governments and universities in Asia, Africa, Australia and the UK. Bernard and his wife, Jackie, have three children, all graduates, and between them the family has studied or worked in more than ten UK universities. He has degrees in chemistry from the Universities of Leicester and Sussex. Bernard is the Principal Partner in Mayfield University Consultants.
Alison Patterson is mother of four children variously pre-, post- and currently in HE. She previously worked in university administration at Sheffield University and Leicester Polytechnic and now lives in Liverpool. She has a degree in History from the University of York and is University Liaison & Research Manager for The Complete University Guide.
Simon Pearce is Digital Sales Executive. Having spent five years working for the Cambridge Evening News on features and supplements in both print and digital form, the bright lights of London called. In 2008 Simon moved to London and with his experience helped the Ecologist magazine's transition from iconic magazine to one of the UK's leading environmental websites. Now working for The Complete University Guide, Simon handles the various aspects of digital advertising, promotions and sponsorship.
James Seymour is Director of UK Student Recruitment and Outreach at Aston University, Birmingham, joining in 1998. James has also worked in Education/Schools Liaison roles at the Universities of Northumbria, Sheffield and Leeds. James has served on the National Committee of HELOA (Higher Education Liaison Officers' Association) and also spent a year as Tutor/Warden in one of Aston's Halls of Residence offering support to first year undergraduates. He has a degree in Politics from the University of Sheffield and a Masters in Management from Aston Business School
Ian Sidney spent a good six years helping magazine publisher Emap migrate onto the web. This led onto sites around bicycle reviews, a used car price guide and motorbikes for sale. The Complete University Guide is proving a great opportunity to provide students with a fast and informative online experience.
The Complete University Guide site is managed by Robinson Digital Publishing in collaboration with Mayfield University Consultants.
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Mayfield University Consultants
Mayfield University Consultants are the compilers of the Complete University Guide Tables. Between 1996 and 2006, Mayfield compiled the university league tables for The Times Good University Guide. Since 2007, Mayfield and its associates have been publishing The Complete University Guide online.