Lancaster University has held its position as the top University in the North West after being been ranked in seventh position out of a possible 119 places in The Guardian University league table.
Despite the slight drop in this years rankings from sixth to seventh position, Lancaster are still leaps ahead of neighbour universities. Manchester is currently ranked 41 whilst Liverpool has taken a drastic dive and is presently ranked in 49th position, falling ten places from last year’s league table.
Last year, Lancaster stormed into the top ten after being judged highly on teaching quality and the student facilities available at the University. Lancaster is once again brushing shoulders with Oxbridge who once again battled it out for first and second position with Cambridge University winning the accolade as the number one university in the UK.
Robin Hughes, Vice-President (Academic) was delighted with the result. “I am pleased to see Lancaster stay in the top ten this year as it is a confirmation of the accolade from last year. This can be attributed to maintaining a strong spend per head on students and great levels of satisfaction. Regarding the survey, it is also points us forward as how to maintain this position with work to be done on feedback and employment. But overall this is a great result for Lancaster “.