Discover which UK universities rank best nationally and in 70 different subject areas.
Information for Higher and Further Education Providers
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University League Tables 2019
Published Wednesday 25 April 2018
We rank over 140 UK universities and colleges in the main table, specialist arts table, and 70 subject tables.
See national and regional press releases for this year's publication:
League Tables – Protocol
- See the protocol for handling queries and corrections to the league tables.
- Read the background to the compilation of the league tables and inclusion criteria.
Consultations and University Relations
Consultations and profiles
Our consultations with Higher Education providers are completed online. If you wish to know who has been consulted in your institution, please contact Alison Patterson, University Liaison and Research Manager.
- Read about our consultations.
If you wish to make amendments to an existing profile, please get in touch with Alison at the email address above. If you are from a FE college and wish to provide a profile, please get in touch with Alison.
- See a background to the university profiles.
The Complete University Guide Editorial Code
On 9 October 2015, the Complete University Guide was acquired by IDP Connect (formerly Hotcourses Group), the B2B arm of IDP Education, global leaders in student marketing and recruitment.
The Guide is an autonomous division of IDP Connect, from which, by mutual agreement, it retains its complete editorial independence.
- Read the Editorial Code
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Universities and colleges ranked in the league tables can obtain award badges. Download award badges for your institution's rankings in the 2019 University League and Subject Tables. Go on, shout about it!
Mayfield University Consultants
The principal partner in Mayfield is Dr Bernard Kingston who is based in Sheffield, England. Please contact him via email.
The Mayfield team includes current or former senior university administrators, with an expertise unparalleled in the compilation of UK league tables stretching back more than 20 years. They have a professional background in university recruitment and admissions, interpretation of data and statistical modelling, academic planning, careers guidance and international student support.
The Complete University Guide publishes tuition fee data compiled by the late Mike Reddin. Read more about Mike Reddin and his National Survey of UK Tuition Fees.
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