List of Universities in United Kingdom – Top UK Universities

List of Top Universities & Colleges in the United Kingdom (UK)

 

1University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. There is evidence of teaching as early as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world, the world’s second-oldest university in continuous operation, and one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world. It grew rapidly from 1167 when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris. After disputes between students and Oxford townsfolk in 1209, some academics fled north-east to Cambridge where they established what became the University of Cambridge. The two English ancient universities share many common features and are jointly referred to as Oxbridge.

2University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is a collegiate research university in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Founded in 1209 and granted a royal charter by Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s fourth-oldest surviving university, as well as one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world. The university grew out of an association of scholars who left the University of Oxford after a dispute with the townspeople. The two English ancient universities share many common features and are jointly referred to as Oxbridge.

3University College London

University College London, officially known as UCL since 2005, is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a member institution of the federal University of London.

4The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the United Kingdom and English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities.

5The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester.

6The London School of Economics and Political Science

The London School of Economics is a public research university located in London, England, and a member institution of the federal University of London.

7University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow is a public research university in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded by papal bull in 1451, it is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities.

8Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a public research university in London. Imperial grew out of Prince Albert’s vision of an area for culture, including the Royal Albert Hall, Imperial Institute, numerous museums, and the Royal Colleges that would go on to form the college.

9The University of Warwick

The University of Warwick is a public research university on the outskirts of Coventry between the West Midlands and Warwickshire, England. The University was founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand higher education.

10University of Southampton

The University of Southampton is a research university in Southampton, England. The university’s origins date back to the founding of the Hartley Institution in 1862. In 1902, the Institution developed into the Hartley University College, awarding degrees from the University of London.

11University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine and was renamed Yorkshire College.

12The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a public research university in Nottingham, United Kingdom. It was founded as University College Nottingham in 1881 and was granted a royal charter in 1948. The University of Nottingham belongs to the elite research-intensive Russell Group association.

13University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is a public university based in the city of Liverpool, England. Founded as a college in 1881, it gained its Royal Charter in 1903 with the ability to award degrees and is also known to be one of the six original ‘red brick’ civic universities.

14University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Queen’s College, Birmingham, and Mason Science College, making it the first English civic or ‘red brick’ university to receive its own royal charter.

15Newcastle University

Newcastle University is a UK public research university based in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East England. It has overseas campuses in Singapore and Malaysia. The university is a red brick university and a member of the Russell Group, an association of research-intensive UK universities.

16King’s College London

King’s College London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding college and member institution of the federal University of London.

17Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University is a public research university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1821 as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, the world’s first mechanics’ institute, and subsequently granted university status by royal charter in 1966. It is the eighth oldest higher education institute in the UK.

18The University of York

The University of York is a collegiate research university, located in the city of York, England. Established in 1963, the university has expanded to more than thirty departments and centers, covering a wide range of subjects.

19University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is a public university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. It is the oldest of the four ancient universities of Scotland and, following Oxford and Cambridge universities, the third-oldest university in the English-speaking world.

20University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom.

21Lancaster University

Lancaster University is a collegiate public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by royal charter in 1964, one of several new universities created in the 1960s.

22University of Bristol

The University of Bristol is a red brick research university in Bristol, England. It received its royal charter in 1909, although it can trace its roots to a Merchant Venturers’ school founded in 1595 and University College, Bristol, which had been in existence since 1876.

23The University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Its history traces back to the foundation of Sheffield Medical School in 1828, Firth College in 1879 and Sheffield Technical School in 1884.

24Cardiff University

Cardiff University is a public research university in Cardiff, Wales. Founded in 1883 as the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire, it became a founding college of the University of Wales in 1893.

25Queen Mary University of London

The Queen Mary University of London is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. It dates back to the foundation of London Hospital Medical College in 1785.

26University of Leicester

The University of Leicester is a public research university based in Leicester, England. The main campus is south of the city center, adjacent to Victoria Park. In 1957, the university’s predecessor gained university status.

27University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland. It is an ancient university founded in 1495 when William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, petitioned Pope Alexander VI on behalf of James IV, King of Scots to establish King’s College, making it Scotland’s third-oldest university and the fifth-oldest in the English-speaking world. Aberdeen is consistently ranked among the top 200 universities in the world and is ranked within the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom according to The Guardian.

28University of Bath

The University of Bath is a public research university located in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1966, along with a number of other institutions following the Robbins Report.

29Durham University

Durham University is a collegiate public research university in Durham, England, founded by an Act of Parliament in 1832 and incorporated by royal charter in 1837.

30University of Surrey

The University of Surrey is a public research university in Guildford, England. The university received its royal charter in 1966, along with a number of other institutions following recommendations in the Robbins Report.

31University of Reading

The University of Reading is a public university in Reading, Berkshire, England. It was founded in 1892 as University College, Reading, a University of Oxford extension college.

32University of Sussex

The University of Sussex is a public research university located in Falmer, Brighton, Sussex, England, it is mostly within the city boundaries of Brighton and Hove but spills into the Lewes District in its eastern fringe.

33University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia is a public research university in Norwich, England. Established in 1963 on 320-acre campus west of the city center, the university has four faculties and 26 schools of study.

34Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The university received its charter in 1845 as “Queen’s College, Belfast” and opened four years later. Queen’s offers academic degrees at various levels, with approximately 300-degree programs available.

35University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, it is Glasgow’s second-oldest university, having received its royal charter in 1964 as the first technological university in the United Kingdom.

36University of Essex

The University of Essex is a public research university in Essex, England. It was established in 1963, welcomed its first students in 1964 and received its royal charter in 1965: like many others established around that time, it is considered aplate glass university.

37Loughborough University

Loughborough University is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England.

38University of Kent

The University of Kent is a semi-collegiate public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. The University was granted its Royal Charter on 4 January 1965 and the following year Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent was formally installed as the first Chancellor.

39University of the Arts London

University of the Arts London is a collegiate university in London, England, specializing in arts, design, fashion and the performing arts.

40City, University of London

City, University of London is a public research university in London, United Kingdom and a member institution of the federal University of London. It was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute and became a university when The City University was created by royal charter in 1966.

41University of the Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands is a tertiary university composed of Academic Partners which are the 13 colleges and research institutions in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland delivering higher education. Its executive office is in the former Royal Northern Infirmary building in Inverness.

42Swansea University

Swansea University is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales.

43University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is a public research university in Dundee, Scotland. It is a red brick university, founded as a university college in 1881 with a donation from the prominent Baxter family of textile manufacturers.

44The University of the West of England

The University of the West of England, Bristol is a public research university, located in and around Bristol, England, which received university status in 1992.

45De Montfort University

De Montfort University Leicester is a public university in the city of Leicester, England. It was established in accordance with the Further and Higher Education Act in 1992 as a degree-awarding body.

46Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London is a public research university in London, England, specializing in the arts, design, humanities, and social sciences. It is a constituent college of the University of London.

47Brunel University London

Brunel University London is a public research university located in the Uxbridge area of London, England. It was founded in 1966 and named after the Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. In June 1966, Brunel College of Advanced Technology was awarded a royal charter and became Brunel University.

48Coventry University

Coventry University is a public research university in Coventry, England. The origins of Coventry University can be traced back to the founding of the Coventry School of Design in 1843.

49Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London, formally incorporated as Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

50Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University is a public research university in Nottingham, England. Its roots go back to 1843 with the establishment of the Nottingham Government School of Design, which still exists within the university today.

51University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. The earliest incarnation of the University existed in the Victorian era, and until 1992 the University was known as Portsmouth Polytechnic before being granted university status.

52University of Plymouth

The University of Plymouth is a public university based predominantly in Plymouth, England where the main campus is located, but the university has campuses and affiliated colleges across South West England. With 19,645 students, it is the 38th largest in the United Kingdom by the total number of students.

53Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London is a public research university located in Bloomsbury, London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

54London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a public research university in Bloomsbury, Camden, and a constituent college of the University of London that specializes in public health and tropical medicine.

55University of Stirling

The University of Stirling is a public university in Stirling, Scotland, founded by royal charter in 1967. It is located in the Central Belt of Scotland, built within the walled Airthrey Castle estate.

56Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University is a public research university in Aberystwyth, Wales. Aberystwyth was a founding member institution of the former federal University of Wales. The university has over 8,000 students studying across 3 academic faculties and 17 departments.

57Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It is based on two sites; the City Campus is located in the city center near Sheffield railway station, while the Collegiate Crescent Campus is about two miles away in the Broomhall Estate off Ecclesall Road in south-west Sheffield. The university is the 11th largest university in the UK with 30,715 students, 4,494 staff and 708 courses.

58University of London

The University of London is a federal public research university located in London, England, United Kingdom.

59SOAS, University of London

SOAS University of London is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. Founded in 1916, SOAS is located in the Bloomsbury area of central London. SOAS is one of the world’s leading institutions for the study of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

60Aston University

Aston University is a public research university situated in the city center of Birmingham, England. Aston began as the Birmingham Municipal Technical School in 1895, evolving into the UK’s first College of Advanced Technology in 1956.

61Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University is a public university located in Manchester, England. The university traces its origins to the Manchester Mechanics Institute and the Manchester School of Design, which formed Manchester Polytechnic in 1970.

62University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire is a public university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. The university is based largely in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Its antecedent institution, Hatfield Technical College, was founded in 1948 and was identified as one of 25 Colleges of Technology in the United Kingdom in 1959.

63Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University is a public university in Bournemouth, Dorset, England, with its main campus situated in neighboring Poole. The university was founded in 1992; however, the origins of its predecessor date back to the early 1900s.

64University of Salford

The University of Salford is a public university in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, 1 mile west of Manchester city center.

65University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich is a public university located in London and Kent, United Kingdom. Previous names include Woolwich Polytechnic and Thames Polytechnic. The university’s main campus is at the Old Royal Naval College, which along with its Avery Hill Campus, is located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

66Northumbria University

Northumbria University is a UK public university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. It has been a university since 1992 but has its origins in Rutherford College, founded in 1877. It holds the Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

67University of Lincoln

The University of Lincoln is a public research university in Lincoln, England. The University has origins that trace back to 1861, and obtained university status in 1992 and its present name and structure in 2001.

68Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University is in East Anglia, United Kingdom. Its origins are in the Cambridge School of Art, founded by William John Beaumont in 1858. It became a university in 1992 and was renamed after John Ruskin in 2005. It is one of the “post-1992 universities”.

69Middlesex University

Middlesex University London is a public research university in Hendon, northwest London, England. The name of the university is taken from its location within the historic county boundaries of Middlesex.

70Bangor University

Bangor University is a university in Bangor, Wales. It received its Royal Charter in 1885 and was one of the founding institutions of the federal University of Wales.

71University of Brighton

The University of Brighton is a public university based on four campuses in Brighton and Eastbourne on the south coast of England. Its roots can be traced back to 1858 when the Brighton School of Art was opened in the Royal Pavilion. It achieved university status in 1992.

72Ulster University

Ulster University is a multi-campus university that can trace its origins back to 1845. The university has now spread beyond its Northern Ireland roots to include branch campuses in London and Birmingham, run in partnership with QA Higher Education.

73Keele University

Keele University, officially known as the University of Keele, is a public research university in Keele, approximately 3 miles from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England. Keele was granted university status by Royal Charter in 1962 and was founded in 1949 as the University College of North Staffordshire.

74Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University is a university in Birmingham, England. Initially established as the Birmingham College of Art with roots dating back to 1843, it was designated as a polytechnic in 1971 and gained university status in 1992.

75The University of Hull

The University of Hull is a public research university in Kingston upon Hull, a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It was founded in 1927 as University College Hull. The main university campus is located in Hull and is home to the Hull York Medical School, a joint initiative with the University of York.

76Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University, formerly known as Leeds Metropolitan University and before that as Leeds Polytechnic, is a public university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It has campuses in the city center and Headingley.

77London Business School

London Business School is a business school and a constituent college of the federal University of London. LBS was founded in 1964 and awards post-graduate degrees. Its motto is “To have a profound impact on the way the world does business”. LBS is consistently ranked amongst the world’s best business schools.

78Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University is a public research university in the city of Liverpool, England. The university can trace its origins to the Liverpool Mechanics’ School of Arts, established in 1823. This later merged to become Liverpool Polytechnic.

79University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire is a public university based in the city of Preston, Lancashire, England. It has its roots in The Institution For The Diffusion Of Useful Knowledge founded in 1828.

80Kingston University

Kingston University London is a public research university located within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, in South West London, England. Its roots go back to the Kingston Technical Institute, founded in 1899.

81Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University is a public research university in Oxford, England. It is a new university, having received university status through the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. It can trace its origins to 1865 when it was founded as the Oxford School of Art.

82University of Westminster

The University of Westminster is a public research university based in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic Institution, it was the first polytechnic to open in London. The Polytechnic formally received a Royal charter in August 1839 and became the University of Westminster in 1992.

83Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art is a public research university in London, United Kingdom, with campuses in South Kensington, Battersea, and White City. It is the only entirely postgraduate art and design university in the United Kingdom. It offers postgraduate degrees in art and design to students from over 60 countries.

84Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is a public university in Edinburgh, Scotland. Napier Technical College, the predecessor of the university, was founded in 1964, taking its name from 16th-century Scottish mathematician and philosopher John Napier.

85University of East London

The University of East London is a public university located in the London Borough of Newham, London, England, based at three campuses in Stratford and Docklands, following the opening of University Square Stratford in September 2013.

86Cranfield University

Cranfield University is a British postgraduate public research university specializing in science, engineering, technology, and management. Cranfield was founded as the College of Aeronautics in 1946.

87University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton is a public university located on four campuses across the West Midlands, Shropshire, and Staffordshire in England.

88University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield is a public research university located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. It has been a University since 1992 but has its origins in a series of institutions dating back to the 19th century.

89London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University, commonly known as London Met, is a public research university in London, England. The University of North London and London Guildhall University merged in 2002 to create the university. The University’s roots go back to 1848.

90University of Derby

The University of Derby is a public university in the city of Derby, England. It traces its history back to the establishment of the Derby Diocesan Institution for the Training of Schoolmistresses in 1851. It gained university status in 1992. The university provides over 300 study programs at the undergraduate level.

91London South Bank University

London South Bank University is a public university in Elephant and Castle, London. It is based in the London Borough of Southwark, near the South Bank of the River Thames, from which it takes its name. Founded in 1892 as the Borough Polytechnic Institute, it achieved university status in 1992.

92University of South Wales

The University of South Wales is a public university in Wales, with campuses in Cardiff, Newport, and Pontypridd. It was formed on 11 April 2013 from the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport.

93School of Advanced Study, University of London

The School of Advanced Study, a postgraduate institution of the University of London, is the UK’s national center for the promotion and facilitation of research in the humanities and social sciences.

94University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland is a public research university located in Sunderland in the North East of England. Its predecessor, Sunderland Technical College, was established as a municipal training college in 1901. It gained university status in 1992. It now has campuses in Sunderland, London, and Hong Kong and has about 20,000 students.

95Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University is a public university in Glasgow, Scotland. It was formed in 1993 by the merger of The Queen’s College, Glasgow, and Glasgow Polytechnic.

96Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University, commonly called RGU, is a public university in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland. It became a university in 1992 and originated from an educational institution founded in the 18th century by Robert Gordon, a prosperous Aberdeen merchant, and various institutions which provided adult education and technical education in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is one of two universities in the city. RGU is a campus university and its single campus in Aberdeen is at Garthdee, in the south-west of the city.

97Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University is located across two campuses in the towns of Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford and was established in 1992, with around 12,000 students currently enrolled. The University offers a wide variety of two-year ‘fast track’ degrees in subjects such as Business, Law, and Computer Science.

98University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire is a public university situated in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, England. The university has roots in 1882, however, it gained university status in 1992 as University of Luton.

99Teesside University

Teesside University is a public university with its main campus in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire in North East England. It has 18,576 students, according to the 2015/16 HESA student record.

100Abertay University

Abertay University is one of two public universities in the city of Dundee, Scotland. In 1872, Sir David Baxter, 1st Baronet of Kilmaron, left a bequest for the establishment of a mechanics’ institute in Dundee, and the Dundee Institute of Technology was formed in 1888.

101The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

The Courtauld Institute of Art, commonly referred to as The Courtauld, is a self-governing college of the University of London specializing in the study of the history of art and conservation.

102University of Bradford

The University of Bradford is a public research university located in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

103University of Roehampton

The University of Roehampton, formerly Roehampton Institute of Higher Education, is a public university in the United Kingdom, situated on three major sites in Roehampton, in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

104The University of Northampton

The University of Northampton is a public university based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. It was formed in 1999 by the amalgamation of a number of training colleges and gained full university status as the University of Northampton in 2005.

105Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is a public university in Bath, England, with its main campus at Newton Park, about 3 ¹⁄₂ miles west of the center of the city. The university has other campuses in the city of Bath, and one at Corsham Court in Wiltshire.

106Royal Veterinary College University of London

The Royal Veterinary College is a veterinary school located in London and a constituent college of the federal University of London. The RVC was founded in 1791 and joined the University of London in 1949.

107Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University is a campus-based public university in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, which opened in 1885 as Edge Hill College, the first non-denominational teacher training college for women in England, before admitting its first male students in 1959.

108Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University is a public university located in Canterbury, Kent, England. Founded as a Church of England college for teacher training in 1962, it was granted university status in 2005.

109Solent University

Solent University is a public university based in Southampton, United Kingdom. It has approximately 10,500 students. Its main campus is located on East Park Terrace near the city center and the maritime hub of Southampton.

110The Glasgow School of Art

The Glasgow School of Art is a higher education art school offering undergraduate degrees; post-graduate awards and PhDs in architecture, fine art, and design based in Glasgow, Scotland.

111University of Chester

The University of Chester is a public university located in Chester, England. The university originated as the first purpose-built teacher training college in the UK. As a university, it now occupies five campus sites in and around Chester, one in Warrington, and a University Centre in Shrewsbury.

112University of Cumbria

The University of Cumbria is a public university in Cumbria, with its headquarters in Carlisle and other major campuses in Lancaster, Ambleside, and London. It opened its doors in 2007 and has roots extending back to the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts, established in 1822, and the teacher training college established by Charlotte Mason in the 1890s.

113University of Bolton

The University of Bolton is a public university in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. It has approximately 6,000 students and 700 academic and professional staff. Around 70% of its students come from Bolton and the North West region.

114University of Worcester

The University of Worcester is a public research university, based in Worcester, England. Worcester is the only university-based in the counties of Worcestershire and Herefordshire. With a history dating back to 1946, the university began awarding degrees in 1997 and was granted full university status in 2005.

115York St John University

York St John University is a public university located on a large urban campus in York, England. It achieved university status in 2006. It is one of several higher education institutions which have religious foundations.

116University of Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire is a public university based in Gloucestershire, England. It is located over three campuses, two in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester, namely Francis Close Hall, The Park, Oxstalls, and The Centre for Art and Photography being near to Francis Close Hall.

117Falmouth University

Falmouth University is a specialist University for the creative industries based in Falmouth and Penryn, Cornwall, England.

118University for the Creative Arts

The University for the Creative Arts is a specialist art and design university in the south of England.

119The University of Buckingham

The University of Buckingham is a non-profit private university in Buckingham, England, and the oldest of the country’s five private universities. It was founded as the University College at Buckingham in 1973, admitting its first students in 1976. It was granted university status by the royal charter in 1983.

120The University of the West of Scotland

The University of the West of Scotland, formerly the University of Paisley, is a public university with four campuses in south-western Scotland, in the towns of Paisley, Blantyre, Dumfries, and Ayr, as well as a campus in London, England.

121The University of Winchester

The University of Winchester is a public research university based in the city of Winchester, Hampshire, England. The university has origins tracing back to 1840 but was established in 2005.

122University of West London

The University of West London is a public research university in the United Kingdom that has campuses in Ealing and Brentford in Greater London, as well as in Reading, Berkshire. The university has roots back to 1860, when the Lady Byron School was founded, which later became Ealing College of Higher Education.

123University of Wales Trinity Saint David

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is a multi-campus university with three main campuses in South West Wales, in Carmarthen, Lampeter, and Swansea, the fourth campus in London, England, and learning centers in Cardiff, Wales, and Birmingham, England.

124Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University, formerly University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Prifysgol Athrofâu Cymru, Caerdydd is a university which is one of three non-Russell group universities located in the city of Cardiff. The university offers degree courses in a variety of disciplines.

125St George’s, University of London

St George’s, University of London, is a University located in Tooting in South London and is a constituent college of the University of London. St George’s has its origins in 1733 and was the second institution in England to provide formal training courses for doctors.

126Royal Academy of Music, University of London

The Royal Academy of Music in London, England, is the oldest conservatoire in the UK, founded in 1822 by John Fane and Nicolas-Charles Bochsa. It received its royal charter in 1830 from King George IV with the support of the first Duke of Wellington.

127Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University is a public university with campuses in Liverpool, England. ‌The university grew out of three Christian teacher training colleges: Saint Katharine’s College, Notre Dame College, and Christ’s College.

128Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music is a conservatoire established by the royal charter in 1882, located in South Kensington, London, UK. It offers training from the undergraduate to the doctoral level in all aspects of Western Music including performance, composition, conducting, music theory, and history.

129The University of Law

The University of Law is a for-profit private university in the United Kingdom, providing law degrees, specialist legal training, continuing professional development courses for British barristers and solicitors, and is the United Kingdom’s largest law school. It traces its origins to 1876.

130Scotland’s Rural College

Scotland’s Rural College is higher education, consulting, and research institution focused on agriculture and life sciences.

131Guildhall School of Music and Drama

The Guildhall School of Music and Drama is a conservatoire and drama school located in the City of London, United Kingdom. Established in 1880, the school offers undergraduate and postgraduate training in all aspects of classical music and jazz along with drama and production arts.

132St Mary’s University, Twickenham

St Mary’s University, Twickenham is a public university in Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, in South West London. Founded in 1850, it is generally acknowledged to be the oldest Roman Catholic university in the United Kingdom.

133Wrexham Glyndwr University

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is a public research university, in Wales, United Kingdom, with campuses in Wrexham, Northop, and St Asaph. It offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as professional courses. The university had 5,895 students in 2018/19.

134University of Chichester

The University of Chichester is a public university located in West Sussex, England, which became a university in 2005. Campuses are based in the city of Chichester and the nearby coastal resort of Bognor Regis and an associate campus for commercial music on the Isle of Wight.

135Regent’s University London

Regent’s University London is a non-profit private university located in London, United Kingdom. It was established in 1984 as Regent’s College. In 1985 it acquired the former South Villa Estate campus of the University of London’s Bedford College in Regent’s Park.

136Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University is a university, founded in 1875 and located in Musselburgh, Scotland. It is named after Saint Margaret, wife of King Malcolm III of Scotland. Its predecessor, Queen Margaret University College, was awarded full university status becoming Queen Margaret University in January 2007.

137Royal Northern College of Music

The Royal Northern College of Music is a conservatoire located in Manchester, England. It is one of four conservatoires associated with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. In addition to being a center of music education, RNCM is one of the UK’s busiest and most diverse public performance venues.

138Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University styled Bucks New University, is a public university with campuses in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire; Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire; Uxbridge, Greater London; and Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire. The Vice-Chancellor of the University is Professor Nick Braisby.

139Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a music and dance conservatoire based in London, England. It was formed in 2005 as a merger of two older institutions – Trinity College of Music and Laban Dance Centre.

140Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is a higher education institution with degree awarding powers and registered charity located in Liverpool, United Kingdom. Established in 1898, it was the first institution in the world dedicated to research and teaching in tropical medicine.

141Ravensbourne University London

Ravensbourne University London is a digital media and design university, with vocational courses in fashion, television, and broadcasting, interactive product design, architecture, and environment design, graphic design, animation, moving image, music production for media and sound design.

142Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University is a public university located close to the village of Edgmond, near Newport, in Shropshire, England. Established in 1901, the university is a specialist provider of higher education for the agricultural and rural sectors.

143Leeds Conservatoire

Leeds Conservatoire is a Higher Education music conservatoire based in the Quarry Hill district of Leeds, England. It was founded in 1965 by Joseph Stones.

144Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth is a further and higher education university based in Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom, specializing in art, performance, design, and media.

145Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity University is a public university in Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Originally established to provide qualified teachers to Catholic schools, it gradually expanded and now offers foundation, undergraduate, and postgraduate degrees in a range of humanities and social sciences.

146The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama was founded by Elsie Fogerty in 1906 to offer a new form of training in speech and drama for young actors and other students. It became a constituent of the University of London in 2005. It is a member of the Federation of Drama Schools.

147Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, formerly the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, is a conservatoire of dance, drama, music, production, and film in the center of Glasgow, Scotland. It is a member of the Federation of Drama Schools.

148Richmond, The American International University in London

Richmond, The American International University in London, is a private liberal arts university in London, United Kingdom. Richmond was founded in 1972, by British educator Cyril Taylor. The university maintains two campuses in Greater London, Richmond Hill and Kensington.

149University of Wales

The University of Wales is a confederal university based in Cardiff, Wales. Founded by the Royal Charter in 1893 as a federal university with three constituent colleges – Aberystwyth, Bangor, and Cardiff – the university was the first and oldest university in Wales, one of the four countries in the United Kingdom.

150Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts

The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts is a performing arts higher education institution in the English city of Liverpool, founded by musician Paul McCartney and Mark Featherstone-Witty and opened in 1996.

151Plymouth Marjon University

Plymouth Marjon University commonly referred to as Marjon is the trading name of the University of St Mark and St John, a university-based primarily on a single campus on the northern edge of Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom.

152University of Suffolk

The University of Suffolk is a public university situated in Suffolk and Norfolk, England. The modern university was established in 2007 as University Campus Suffolk, the institution was founded as a unique collaboration between the University of East Anglia and the University of Essex.

153Leeds Arts University

Leeds Arts University is a specialist arts further and higher education institution, based in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, with the main campus opposite the University of Leeds.

154Norwich University of the Arts

The Norwich University of the Arts is a public university in Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom. It is a former higher education institution and specializes in art, design and media. Norwich University of the Arts was founded as Norwich School of Design in 1845 and has a long history of arts education.

155University College Birmingham

University College Birmingham is a university in Birmingham, England. It was awarded full University status in 2012 along with Newman University. The university is located in central Birmingham and offers both vocational and academic education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

156Royal Agricultural University

The Royal Agricultural University is a university in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England. Established in 1845, it was the first agricultural college in the English-speaking world.

157The London Institute of Banking and Finance

The London Institute of Banking & Finance is the oldest training and professional body for banking and financial services in England and Wales and works internationally with partners to establish high ethical and professional standards across the sector around the world.

158Hartpury University and Hartpury College

Hartpury College, officially Hartpury University and Hartpury College, is a provider of further and higher education which describes itself as specializing in the “agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing” sectors.

159Plymouth College of Art

Plymouth College of Art, formerly known as Plymouth College of Art and Design, is an independent university-sector Higher Education provider located in Plymouth, Devon UK.

160Bishop Grosseteste University

Bishop Grosseteste University is one of two public universities in the city of Lincoln, England. BGU was established as a teacher training college for the Diocese of Lincoln in 1862. It gained taught degree awarding powers in 2012 and was granted full university status on 3 December 2012.

161Newman University, Birmingham

Newman University is a public university based in the suburb of Bartley Green in Birmingham, England. The university was founded in 1968 as Newman College of Higher Education. From 2008 to 2013 it was known as Newman University College, until gaining full university status in 2013.

162European School of Economics

The European School of Economics is a private College of Higher Education, accredited by ASIC, validated by the University of Chichester, and in the order of listed bodies.

163Writtle University College

Writtle University College is a university college located near Chelmsford, Essex. It was founded in 1893. Writtle obtained University College status in May 2016.

164Northern School of Contemporary Dance

The Northern School of Contemporary Dance is a higher education institution in Chapeltown, Leeds, England specializing in contemporary dance. It is an affiliate of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, and students can obtain a Bachelor of Performing Arts degree, validated by the University of Kent.

165Rose Bruford College

Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance is a drama school in the south London suburb of Sidcup. The college has degree programs in acting, actor musicianship, theatre arts, and various disciplines of stagecraft.

166BPP University

BPP Holdings Limited is a holding company of the United Kingdom-based provider of professional and academic education.

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