University of Gloucestershire World Ranking

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University of Gloucestershire World Ranking

University of Gloucestershire World Ranking



Awards and rankings

(2018, national)
The Guardian
(2018, national)
Times/Sunday Times
(2017, national)


The university is ranked 89th of 127 UK Higher Education institutions in The Complete University Guide for 2017 and it is not listed in the most recent global College and university rankings. The university is ranked in the top 20 in the UK for accounting and finance and for media and film studies, top 10 for film production and photography, top 4 for biosciences, and top 3 for Religious studies and theology. On the indicator that measures student satisfaction with feedback and assessment by lecturers, the university is in the top 30 universities nationally. The graduate employability figure has increased, with 5% more students securing a graduate-level job or starting further training within six months of leaving university.

In the 2016 annual Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey the University of Gloucestershire ranks 62nd. The survey polls student opinion on twenty-one aspects of university life including academic and staffing issues, social life, the cost of on-campus services and the standard of facilities. The University of Gloucestershire achieved its highest scores for the good library and library opening hours, the good environment on campus and around the university, the good personal relationship with teaching staff and the high quality staff/lecturers. Second highest scores were for the helpfulness of staff, the good support/welfare, good security and the good community atmosphere.

The university was ranked sixth in the People and Planet green league in 2015.

Results from the 2014 Destination of Leavers survey showed 94% of students were in employment or further study within six months of graduating.

The 2015 National Student Survey showed that 83% of final year undergraduate students at the University of Gloucestershire expressed overall satisfaction with their experience.

In April 2015 the University of Gloucestershire was short-listed for the award of Outstanding Student Services Team in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

General contacts

Main university telephone number: +44 (0)1242 714700
Course enquiries: 03330 141414
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