Top Five Universities in the South East 2019

Alter The Complete University Guide's League Table to see how universities compare within their region, whether overall or by subject. If you've got your heart set on a particular part of the UK but don't know which university, we can help.

Wanting to find the best university to suit you in the South East? The second most prosperous region in the country (after London), all top 5 universities in the region are also in the UK's top 30. With locations ranging from the cool buzz of Brighton to the dreaming spires of Oxford, the picturesque South Downs and the Chiltern Hills, there is much to enjoy about life in the region. Below is a countdown of the top five universities in the South East:


"Royal Holloway, University of London"

5. Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London enters the top five for universities in the South East after an absence of three years. With a jump in the number of graduates leaving with a Good Honours, as well as an increase in Graduate Prospects, the university has climbed seven places in the main league table to reach joint 28th.

Based on a beautiful 135-acre campus, students have all they need on the doorstep, including a health centre and sports facilities – and the Surrey town of Egham is a short walk away, with a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants. The campus also boasts a golden post box, testament to the achievements of maths graduate Sophie Christiansen. She won three Paralympic Gold medals in the 2012 Olympics; her total is now eight Golds, one Silver and one Bronze from four Paralympics.

Search through undergraduate courses at Royal Holloway, University of London.