UK, world and European rankings
QS World University Rankings
The University is rated 66th in world in the 2012 QS World University Rankings, up from 72nd in 2011.
These rankings were derived using a combination of reputational surveys, staff:student ratios, the proportion of international staff and students and research citations.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings
The University is ranked 14th in the UK, 40th in Europe and 110th in the world according to the 2012-13 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Research Assessment Exercise
The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirmed our ranking among the top ten UK research-intensive universities.