Cambridge scored the maximum number of points in the tableLouis Ashworth

The University of Cambridge has topped Times Higher Education’s ‘Table of Tables’ for the seventh year running.

Cambridge scored maximum points after topping the rankings in The Complete University Guide, The Guardian, and the combined rankings of the Times and Sunday Times Good University Rankings.

The University of Oxford and St Andrews both held onto their positions from last year, ranking second and third respectively, while Durham University and Imperial College London stayed in joint fourth place.


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Loughborough, Lancaster, University College London, Warwick, and Bath round out the top 10.

The University of Glasgow saw the biggest improvement in performance, rising nine places from 30th to 21st place. The University of Kent was the biggest faller, dropping five places from 21st to 26th.

THE compile their ‘Table of Tables’ by pulling together rankings from The Good University Guide, The Complete University Guide, and The Guardian’s university guide. Each institution is given points based on how highly they placed, with thirty points for top place, twenty-nine for second, and so on.

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