Liverpool drops 16 places in QS World University Rankings

We’re now 173rd

QS World University Rankings is an annual publication by Quacquarelli Symonds. They take into account academic reputation; employer reputation and faculty / student ratio.

This year the University of Liverpool have moved from 156th place down to 173rd. This follows a general trend of UK Universities falling down the table, with 51 of 76 British universities falling at least one place.

Still the original red brick though

Still the original red brick though

The closest UK University to us in the table was the University of Newcastle who are currently 12 places ahead at 161st. Unsurprisingly, the University of Cambridge topped the UK uni's in 5th place, followed by Oxford in 6th.

This news comes just weeks after it was announced that UoL fell eight places in the Guardian University league tables

The entire table can be found here