UK Top 10 university facts:
UK education is all about giving you the inspiration to develop your knowledge and skills, the freedom to be creative, and the support to help you achieve your best.
UK schools, colleges and universities offer you a world-class education – the chance to follow your passion for learning and gain qualifications that are respected by employers and academics worldwide.
On a UK course you will benefit from excellent teaching and facilities – in order to accept students, UK schools, colleges and universities must meet strict quality standards set by the UK government and education bodies.
With such a strong reputation for research and education, UK universities and colleges attract some of the world’s leading academics and industry professionals. You will be encouraged to express your own ideas and think for yourself.
This attention to quality is reflected in the UK’s excellent results:
- Four of the top six universities in the world are in the UK (World Rankings, QS).
- The UK is a world-leading research nation (International Comparative Performance of the UK Research Base, BIS). 54% of the research conducted by UK universities and colleges is classed as either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (Research Assessment Exercise).
- At their most recent inspection, 97% of further education colleges were judged satisfactory or better, for their overall effectiveness (Association of Colleges).
- In the recent BIS Tracking International Graduate Outcomes survey, over 88% of international higher education graduates said they were satisfied with their UK learning experience.
- Likewise, in the HE Academy Postgraduate Taught Experience survey of UK postgraduate students, over 92% rated the quality of teaching positively.
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