Top 50 UK Universities 20 – 11


Number 20

University of Sussex

This was the first of the unis founded in the sixties – royal Charter
in 1961. 50th anniversary 2011 -12 with events. Sir Basil Spence’s
original design were given listed building status. Located Sussex downs.

University of Sussex
Sussex House
Brighton BN1 9RH


Number 19

Loughborough University

1909 small technical institute and in 1966 became Loughborough
University of Technology and eventually Loughborough University
in 1996. Increased in size over the last nine years making it one of the
biggest single site campuses.

Loughborough University
Leicestershire LE11 3TU


Number 18

 The School of Oriental and African
Studies, University of London

Part of the federal university of London and the school was
founded in 1916 as the School of Oriental Studies. Specialising
Asia, Africa and the near and Middle East.

School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London  WC1H 0XG


Number 17


 The University of Edinburgh

 Established by a Royal Charter 1582. Famous former students
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Gordon Brown, Charles Darwin. Former
rectors Alexander Fleming, winstonb Churchill, William Fleming.

The University of Edinburgh,
57 George Square,
Edinburgh,  EH8 9JU


Number 16


The University of Nottingham

Opened in 1881and awarded its Royal Charter in 1948. International
campuses in China and Malaysia with a brand new Vet School at
Sutton Bonnington.

The University of Nottingham,
University Park,
Nottingham NG7 2RD


Number 15

King’s College London

Kings College is one of the oldest and largest colleges of the
University of London and is the largest centre for the education
of doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals. It is
London’s most central university with campuses on either side
of the Thames.

King’s College London
London WC2R 2LS



Number 14


University of Exeter


 Founded in 1855 and Royal Charter Granted in 1955. The
cornwall Campus opened in 2004.  A new £28-million
Peninsula Dental School was opened in October 2007.

University of Exeter
Northcote House
The Queen’s Drive
Exeter EX4 4QJ


Number 13

 University of Southampton


The Hartley Institution was established in 1862 in Southampton
and became the Hartley University College in 1919.
Royal Charter to become University of Southampton in
April 1952.

University of Southampton,
University Road,
Southampton,  SO17 1BJ


Number 12

 The University of York

York was the northern capital of England until 17th century.
Now the UK’s first Science City. In a short time  it has become
one of the top universities in the UK for teaching and research.

The University of York
York YO10 5DD


Number 11

University of Bristol

Founded as the University College in 1876 and the new
University of Bristol opened in 1909. In 2002, the University
opened a new Centre for Sports, Exercise and Health in the
university precinct.

University of Bristol,
Senate House,
Tyndall Avenue,
Bristol  BS8 1TH