Top 50 UK Universities 10 – 1

Number 10

University of Bath


The University of Bath received its Royal Charter in 1966.
In 1976 the university awarded the first sports scholarship in
the UK and hosted the UK School Games in 2008. The Claverton
Campus is about a mile from Bath.

University of Bath
Bath BA2 7AY

admissions@bath.ac.uk       

www.bath.ac.uk

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Number 9

Lancaster University

On 14 September 1964 H.M. the Queen approved the Charter and
Statutes,and the first students were admitted in October 1964 to study
for degrees that were from the outset to be conferred by the university.
In the first decade of the new millennium a major expansion of
residential accommodation took place at Alexandra Park. Buses
leave the station in town every 5 minutes on weekdays for the university.

Lancaster University
Bailrigg
Lancaster LA1 4YW

ugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk

Website: www.lancaster.ac.uk

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Number 8

The University Of Warwick


Royal Charter of Incorporation in 1965. The campus straddles
boundary between the Coventry and the County of Warwickshire.
In 2010 there were over 23000 students.

University of Warwick
Coventry  CV4 7AL

ugadmissions@warwick.ac.uk

Website: www.warwick.ac.uk

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Number 7

University College London

One of the world’s leading multidisciplinary universities, UCL
today is a true academic powerhouse. Founded in 1826
– England’s third oldest university. The first university in
England to welcome women on equal terms with men.

University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT

Website: www.ucl.ac.uk

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Number 6

Durham University

Founded by Act of Parliament  in 1832 and a Royal Charter
in 1837. It is consistently one of the highest ranking universities
in the UK. Established as a leading alternative to Cambridge and
Oxford.

Durham University,
University Office,
Old Elvet,
Durham, DH1 3HP

admissions@durham.ac.uk

Website: www.durham.ac.uk

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Number 5

University of St Andrews

Founded in 1413 Scotland’s first university and the third oldest
in the English speaking world. It is one of the leading research
intensified universities in the world. St Andrews is on the east coast
of Scotland.

University of St Andrews
St Katherine’s West
16 The Scores
St Andrews
Fife  KY16 9AX

admissions@st-andrews.ac.uk

Website: www.st-andrews.ac.uk

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Number 4

London School of Economics
and Political Science


It was founded in 1895 for the betterment of society. LSE is a
specialist university with an international intake and a global reach.
LSE offers a very wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate
courses in the social sciences.

LSE
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

ug-admissions@lse.ac.uk

Website: www.lse.ac.uk

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Number 3

Imperial College London

Imperial College was established in 1907 provides world class
scholarship, education and research in science, engineering,
management and medicine. One of the world’s best universities.
The main campus is in South Kensington, in central London.

Imperial College London
London SW7 2AZ

Website: www.imperial.ac.uk

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Number 2

University of Cambridge


The university was founded in 1209 and has recently celebrated its
800th anniversary. One of the world’s oldest universities and
leading academic centres, and a self-governed community of scholars.

Univerity of Cambridge
Cambridge Admissions Office
Fitzwilliam House
32 Trumpington Street
Cambridge  CB2 1QY

admissions@cam.ac.uk

Website: www.cam.ac.uk

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Number 1

University of Oxford

The oldest university in the English speaking world. Its aim
is to remain at the forefront of centres of learning, teaching and
research. Former Oxford students include 26 British Prime
Ministers, six kings and 100 Olympic Medal Winners.

University of Oxford
University Offices
Wellington Square
Oxford  OX1 2JD

undergraduate.admissions@admin.ox.ac.uk

Website: www.ox.ac.uk

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