University of Bath 1994 Group

By | 10th April 2017

University of Bath 1994 Group

University of Bath

The 1994 Group was a coalition of smaller research-intensive universities in the United Kingdom, founded in 1994 to defend these universities’ interests following the creation of the Russell Group by larger research-intensive universities earlier that year. The 1994 Group originally represented seventeen universities, rising to nineteen, and then dropping to eleven. The Group started to falter in 2012, when a number of high performing members left to join the Russell Group. The 1994 Group ultimately dissolved in November 2013.

Members

Institution Location Established Gained university status Vice-chancellor
(or equivalent)
Total number of students Research funding (£Thousand)
Birkbeck, University of London London 1823 1920 Professor David Latchman
(Master)
19,020 9,985
University of East Anglia Norwich 1963 1963 Professor David Richardson 19,585 16,482
University of Essex Colchester 1964 1964 Professor Anthony Forster 11,690 9,967
Goldsmiths, University of London London 1891 1904 Dr Pat Loughrey
(Warden)
7,615 8,539
Institute of Education, University of London London 1902 1932 Professor Chris Husbands
(Director)
7,215 7,734
University of Lancaster Lancaster 1964 1964 Professor Mark Smith 12,695 18,640
University of Leicester Leicester 1921 1957 Professor Sir Robert Burgess 16,160 22,225
Loughborough University Loughborough 1909 1966 Professor Robert Allison 17,825 22,398
Royal Holloway, University of London Egham 1849 1900 Professor Paul Layzell
(Principal)
7,620 13,699
SOAS, University of London London 1916 1916 Professor Paul Webley (Director) 4,525 7,238
University of Sussex Brighton 1961 1961 Professor Michael Farthing 12,415 16,196

1994 Group position in league tables

University ARWU[5]
(2013, World)
QS[6]
(2013/14, World)
THE[7]
(2013/14, World)
Complete[8]
(2014, National)
The Guardian[9]
(2014, National)
Times/Sunday Times[10]
(2014, National)
Birkbeck, University of London 374 201–225
University of East Anglia 201–300 229 174 20 17 17
University of Essex 401–500 338 251–275 39 63 39
Goldsmiths, University of London 461–470 51 58 48
Institute of Education, University of London
University of Lancaster 301–400 156 137 11 11 12
University of Leicester 201–300 202 161 16 13 14
Loughborough University 244 351–400 14 14 21
Royal Holloway, University of London 265 102 30 38 28
School of Oriental and African Studies 337 33 22 24
University of Sussex 101–150 193 121 31 50 32