Someone has ranked unis by how close they are to a Nando’s
This is the league table I need
Someone has made a university league table based on how close your uni is to a Nando's and it is excellent.
Thinking of stealing this idea but with Nando’s ??
— Bantshire University (@BantshireUni) December 1, 2019
Sticklers for method, they've even broken it down into Russell Group and non-Russell Group unis, and banded unis together in the newly-coined Nando's Excellence Framework (NEF) – a parody of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
In the Russell Group, unsurprisingly UCL tops the table, with no shortage of outlets for moderately spicy chicken in central London. They're followed by Newcastle.
The message here is clear: avoid Southampton and Warwick if you don't want to trek for your piri piri.
In the non-Russell Group, four universities share the prestigious "1" ranking: Glasgow School of Art, Ravensbourne, Trinity Laban, and St Andrews.
Winchester and Harper Adams suffer, coming absolutely bottom of the rankings. The picturesque city of Winchester has a lovely cathedral, but can't muster up a Nando's. Disgraceful.
We’ve also given universities a Nando’s Excellence Framework (NEF) score, and plotted them on this cheeky map. pic.twitter.com/h6Lhuu9aYl
— Bantshire University (@BantshireUni) December 6, 2019
For cities with no Nando's near campus, Bantshire have created a "Lemon and Herb table". The list of shame includes Cardiff, Coventry, Exeter, Glasgow, and Lancaster. Surely now all these August institutions will struggle with recruitment.