World rankings: Edinburgh a TOP 25 university

…and the best in Scotland, but we knew that already

Edinburgh is the 24th best university in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings for 2018.

The university fell from 19th place in 2017, but managed to maintain a top 25 position, coming 24th in the 2018 rankings.

Edinburgh came in 8th place in the UK and is the best in Scotland, beating Glasgow, who are 65th in the world, and St. Andrews who are 92nd, falling dramatically from 77th.

Heriot-Watt University was another Edinburgh institution which managed to make the list, climbing in place to 312th.

Overall, of the UK universities who made the list, it’s no surprise that Cambridge and Oxford topped the UK list, coming 5th and 6th in the world, respectively.