University of Sheffield ranked the 40th best in the country

Hallam came 85th

University of Sheffield has been named as the 40th best university in the country, according to The Guardian’s league tables.

Both Hallam and Uni Of are up one place on last year, with Hallam being ranked 85th in the country.

More students at Hallam were satisfied with their feedback from teachers than those at Uni Of, but 13 per cent more of students at University of Sheffield had a career six months after graduation than those who graduated from Hallam.

The Guardian scored University of Sheffield 63.3 points out of 100, and scored Hallam 52.7.

The tables show that nearly 90 per cent of students at Uni of Sheffield were satisfied with their course and satisfied with their teaching.

However, Hallam wasn’t too far behind, with 84 per cent of students ‘satisfied with their course’ and 86 per cent satisfied with the standard of teaching.

The tables also show that 87 per cent of students at University of Sheffield are state school educated, with 20 per cent of students being from abroad, whilst 97 per cent of students at Hallam are state school educated with just six per cent being from abroad.

Cambridge was named as the top university in the country, with Oxford not far behind in second place.

Meanwhile, Glyndwr University in Wrexham was named as the worst performing university in the country.

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