University List

Believe it or not there are 133 universities in the UK (that includes England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales) that you can choose from to begin your university course. Some are better than others and there are various guides to the lists of best universities and most people refer to the Times Higher Education Supplment research undertaken each year.

Top 10 Universities in UK

From the Times Education Supplement published in October 2008 the best 10 universities in the UK list is as follows with their global ranking in brackets:

1 - University of Cambridge - UK (3)
Cambridge University is the second oldest university in the English speaking world and was founded in 1209 and based in Cambridgeshire England. The university has 31 separate colleges.
2 - Oxford University- UK (4)
3 - Imperial College London - UK (6)
4 - UCL - University College London - UK (7)
5 - King's College London - UK (22)
6 - University of Edinburgh - UK (23)
7 - University of Manchester - UK (29)
8 - University of Bristol - UK (32)
9 - London School of Economics - UK (66)
10 - University of Warwick - UK (69)

Complete A-Z Listing of Universities in the UK

Here's the definitive list of all the 133 universities based in the UK in alphabetical order.

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