How QUB ranks in the University League Tables 2018
Queen’s falls two places overall, but maintains a good position within the Russell Group
The Complete University Guide have released their 2018 League tables, aka the Burn Book of academia, with Cambridge topping the table for the seventh year in a row.
Each university is ranked according to Student Satisfaction, Research Quality, and Graduate Prospects, then given an overall score. Queen’s University Belfast received an overall score of 768 (for comparison, Cambridge was given 1000), and was ranked the 35th best university in the UK.
This is a slight drop for the university, as it previously held the position of 33rd for the year 2017.
However, Queen’s maintains a high position within the Russell Group, ranking 3rd for Student Satisfaction and 2nd for Research Intensity out of the 24 Russell Group universities. The Complete University Guide lists the key areas of support for student employability as work-related learning, engagement with employers and/or alumni, and development of career management skills.
QUB’s Graduate Prospects were ranked as 80.5 and Student Satisfaction as 4.19/5.00.