Leeds is officially the best university in Yorkshire

We beat York in the latest rankings

Leeds University has soared up the league tables to be named best in Yorkshire.

The rankings from the Complete University Guide saw Leeds climb three spaces to take the sixteenth spot.

York fell to 19th and Sheffield also dropped down to 28th. It’s also worth noting that Hull came 68th.

Everyone’s favourite Poly Leeds Beckett maintained their 114th spot, which is an achievement.

The annual rankings are based on a criteria including student satisfaction, entry standards, research quality and intensity and the student: staff ratio.

Other factors are the universities spending on academic services and student facilities, good honour degrees achieved and graduate prospects and completion.

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