The 2014 World Reputation Rankings by Times Higher Education list the 100 most prestigious universities in the world. This list features 10 UK universities, with 6 of these located in London!
Imperial College London, in 13th place, has the strongest reputation amongst the London universities. This is followed by the London School of Economics and Political Science (24th place), University College London (25th place) and King’s College London (43rd place). In addition to these, two smaller, specialised institutions are gaining significant global recognition: London Business School and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have both joined the ranking.
The ranking has been compiled using survey responses received from over 10,000 senior academics working within higher education. A strong global reputation is essential for universities’ success, attracting bright students and renowned academics from around the world.
The reputation of a university is one of the most important factors considered by international students when choosing where to study, often regarded as more important than tuition fees and course content. Of course you want to study an interesting course, but you also want your family, friends and future employers to recognise the university you have studied hard at.
With 6 of the world’s most prestigious institutions located in London, more than in any other city, international students have a choice of world-class institutions in one of the most exciting cities on the globe. There are 45 universities in London overall, offering over 30,000 courses.
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