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London remains the Higher Education Capital of the world!

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The QS World University Ranking, released today, confirmed London is home to 4 universities in the top 40, more than any other city in the world!

University College London (7th) and Imperial College London (9th) have once again been recognised amongst the top 20 universities in the world. King’s College London (21st) and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (37th) also make the world’s top 40!

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has welcomed the news saying: “Boasting more of the globe’s top universities and welcoming the most international students, London is the higher education capital of the world and I want to make sure it stays that way”

The QS World University Rankings are designed to provide students with comparable, accurate data to make informed decisions about their educational future. League tables are generally a good starting point for your research. To find out more about all the universities in London, read the university profiles and search for courses.

Six London universities among the best in Europe

Six universities in London have been named in the top 100 best universities in Europe ranking released by Times Higher Education. Imperial College London is the top placed London university and was named as the 3rd best university in Europe. University College London took 5th place in the rankings, the London School of Economics and […]

London institutions lead the Global Fashion School Rankings 2015

A number of universities in London have been named amongst the world’s top institutions for BA and MA fashion programmes in the world, highlighting London’s standing on the global fashion stage. London is home to 4 of the top 10 undergraduate fashion programmes globally, with Central Saint Martins (part of the University of the Arts […]

University of Roehampton – best modern university in London

The Guardian University Guide 2016, the Sunday Times Good University Guide and the Complete University Guide this year have all ranked the University of Roehampton as the best modern university in London. Roehampton is one of London’s campus universities. Overlooking Richmond Park, the scenic campus features lakes and woodland walks. The campus contains a mixture of architectural […]

London named as world’s leading academic city

London confirms its place as the world’s leading academic city, with four universities in the top 30 of the prestigious THE World University Ranking 2015-16 For the first time ever, London has four universities – Imperial College London, University College London, London School of Economics & Political Science and King’s College London – in the […]

4 of London’s universities are among the QS World University Ranking top 40

London is home to 4 universities in the top 40 of the QS World University Ranking, more than any other city in the world. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), in 35th place, has risen for the first time into the top 40 of the rankings, climbing an impressive 36 places since […]

London’s specialist universities rated best in the world

London’s specialist higher education colleges are rated among the best in the world, an in-depth study of academics and employers has found. When trying to decide which university to choose, students often look at university rankings. University rankings can help you to get an initial idea about which universities are top. However, you should always look […]

New Scholarship Scheme for Students from Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Education Bureau has announced a scholarship scheme worth HK$347,965,000 (US$44.86m) that will provide 100 students with full tuition scholarships to study at world renowned universities. Students in receipt of the scholarships will be expected to return to work in Hong Kong after graduating. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic […]

London Business School climbs to 2nd place in FT Global MBA Ranking

London Business School has climbed up the Financial Times’ Global MBA Ranking, claiming second place in the 2015 table, up from 3rd place in 2014. The ranking is based on a number of factors including alumni salaries, gender diversity and the international spread of students. MBA students from London Business School earned an average of […]

London’s universities are amongst the most international universities in the world

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Times Higher Education has ranked universities around the world according to their international outlook. The ranking looks at how international the universities are. This is important as international networks and collaborations help universities to attract the best academics and the brightest students. The ranking measured each university’s international student numbers, its percentage of international staff […]

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