Cardiff is officially the best university in Wales

Swansea who?

Cardiff University has been named Welsh University of the Year 2018, by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

The award comes as Cardiff moved 11 places up in the UK rankings, to 35th ahead of Swansea in joint 36th.

It was noted for it's high degree completion rate of 93%, which was 21st highest in the UK, and £600 million investment into the campus, of which £260 million alone to student services.

The University was commended for "it's powerful academic vision and well-developed and articulated mission to achieve excellence in teaching and research" by the Quality Assurance Agency.

Cardiff Metropolitan, came 90th in the rankings, which was lower than it's 2017 rank, whilst University of South Wales came joint 119th.

Though, was Cardiff being the best a surprise to any of us?