Top Universities in UK 2019: Home to some of the oldest and top universities of the world, students from around the world aspire to pursue higher studies in the top universities in UK. As opposed to the QS 2019 ranking where 6 universities feature in the top 25 universities in the world, there are only 5 universities in the 2019 ranking after King’s College London has fallen off its previous position 23 and now features at 31. King’s College London has not been able to retain it’s ranking in all the three ranking tables. As opposed to the QS and THE rankings, the ARWU rankings feature only 38 British universities in its list.
International student statistics of UK shows interesting facts about the education pattern of top universities in UK. As many as 450,660 were pursuing higher education in the UK with almost 69% (312,660) from outside the European Union(EU). A majority of international students in the top universities in UK are pursuing postgraduate programmes in the UK.
The ranking tables of world universities rankings 2019 are published by the three major agencies – Times Higher Education, QS, and ARWU. The University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge, University College London and Imperial College London are among the most sought-after British academic institutions.
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University of Oxford, the top university according to the THE and ARWU ranking has retained its previous years position. The university has also improved its previous years position in the QS ranking tables and is featuring in the fifth position.
Careers360 brings you a compiled list of the Top Universities in UK 2019 based on the world university rankings conducted by three agencies: