University of Birmingham ranked 14th in The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2019
We’re up one place from 15th in 2018
The University of Birmingham has ranked 14th in The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2019, and ranked 2nd in the West Midlands, losing out only to The University of Warwick.
This means UoB is up from 2018's ranking of 15th, remaining securely within the top 15 universities in the country.
UoB had the highest graduate prospects rate in the West Midlands for 2018, with 85.8% of grads in professional jobs or graduate level study.
The Times also noted a rise in applications, as it becomes increasingly difficult to secure a place Instagramming Old Joe and drinking VKs at Fab. With 6,000 additional applications in 2018, only 330 more students were admitted to UoB.
Warwick fell from ninth place to tenth, whilst Birmingham City University rose from 105th to 87th, and Aston fell from 46th to 56th nationally.
The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 is published on September 23rd, containing full profiles of all universities. The league table is made up of nine indicators, including student satisfaction, with teaching quality and their wider student experience, research quality, graduate prospects, entrance qualifications held by new students, degree results achieved, student/staff ratios, service and facilities spend, and degree completion rates.