Top 10 Universities for Academic Services Spend (non–Russell Group) 2018

Good learning resources, including library and IT facilities – even the laptop loans offered by some institutions – are essential to help students make the most of their academic experience. This countdown shows which universities invest the most into their students’ learning.

Overall reputations and rankings aren’t all that students should consider when choosing a university, so this top 10 excludes the Russell Group universities, highlighting strengths of universities that might otherwise be underrated.


10. City, University of London

Average amount spent per student – £1,728

City, University of London has printed collections of around 280,000 volumes, 60,000 e-journals plus databases; a blog updates students on news and tips on how to best use resources. IT facilities include group study rooms and there are over 1,000 windows PCs, 200 Macs and 57 Linux workstations for students to choose from.

Search through courses at City, University of London.