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    (Original post by Jenny50)
    Loughborough ahead of Warwick and UCL lol what a joke. IMO both UCL and Warwick are top 6 Universities and Loughborough is a top 20 at best (which is still great obviously).

    Also Bristol 24th lol seriously?
    LOOOL who knows

    Apparently Kent is better than Bristol now
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    (Original post by INF10)
    Loughborough although a decent university, its definately not a top 10 university, Oxbridge/UCL/Warwick/LSE/Imperial/Durham/St Andrews are the top 8 (In no particular order) and then the likes of Bristol/KCL/Edinburgh are all contenders for the remaining 2 spots.

    Elite finance firms target Warwick/UCL a lot more than Loughborough.
    Dont think they base uni rankings on where finance firms target lol
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    (Original post by Daniel9998)
    Dont think they base uni rankings on where finance firms target lol
    Yeah I am aware I im just trying to emphasise how the elite firms go for the best universities and Loughborough is obviously not on the same level as those that I mentioned hence it does not deserve to be ranked above those 2 universities.

    Bristol/KCL/Edinburgh/Nottingham are also hands down better institutions than Loughborough.
    Loughborough is defo a good university no doubt but its not a top 10.
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    PhD from Loughborough. Cheers, lads.
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    Just to add. Me and all my Loughborough coursemates are sorted in life (finance-type things).
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Top 5 unchanged
    Cambridge
    Oxford
    LSE
    Imperial
    St Andrews

    Loughborough up to 7th (from 11th)
    I noticed there are some changes.

    The first change is LSE. Though overall ranking position is about the same, its entry standard's dropped out of top 4. It actually is the first time at least after the introduction of the current UCAS Tariff system since 2006 (also means the first time for Durham to be the top 4 most difficult university). LSE's UCAS point is now back to the stage of 2009 (before the introduction of A*), severely losing its popularity for some reason.

    Another noticeable university with a downward curve is York that used to be one of the most popular options outside of top 10 (until 2008-2009 entrants), but now it's a bottom of top 20. I also don't know the reason why, but somehow York is no more popular.

    By contrast, there are a couple of universities getting more popular and competitive. Surrey used to be barely top 30 before 2014(2011-2012 entrants), but now within top 20. Glasgow, Exeter and Aberdeen are also such successful universities.

    I attached a table of entry standards for anyone who are interested to see it.

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    Thought Exeter would continue to climb up the ranks just a little more. A little disappointed to be honest.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Complete University Guide new rankings are out now:
    http://www.thecompleteuniversityguid...ables/rankings

    Top 5 unchanged
    Cambridge
    Oxford
    LSE
    Imperial
    St Andrews

    Loughborough up to 7th (from 11th)
    please do one for the times if possible. I want to see which unis are top 24 and aren't Russel group
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    The university I'm meant to be going to in September has went to second last in Scotland :/ Slightly put me off going there now considering that I had better options.
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    (Original post by quasa)
    please do one for the times if possible. I want to see which unis are top 24 and aren't Russel group
    I can't because, paywall.

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    Lolz I'm so well educated
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    (Original post by jneill)
    I can't because, paywall.

    Posted from TSR Mobile
    There is a way to access the Times rankings without hitting the paywall.

    Quote me back so I remember to dig out the links tomorrow.
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    (Original post by quasa)
    please do one for the times if possible. I want to see which unis are top 24 and aren't Russel group
    (Original post by PQ)
    There is a way to access the Times rankings without hitting the paywall.
    Found it via http://www.milkround.com/staticpages...versity-guide/
    The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016
    1. Cambridge
    2. Oxford
    3. Imperial
    4. St Andrews
    5. Durham
    6. Warwick
    7. Exeter
    8. Surrey
    9. LSE
    10. UCL
    11. Lancaster
    12. Bath
    13. Loughborough
    14. Leeds
    15. York
    16. Southampton
    17. Birmingham
    18. UEA
    19. Sussex
    20. Bristol
    21. Sheffield
    22. Edinburgh
    23= Newcastle
    23= Kent
    25. Nottingham
    26. Glasgow
    27. KCL
    28= Manchester
    28= Leicester
    30. Aston
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    LSE is worse than Imperial in every single possible measure, yet still manages to rank above it for like the third or fourth year in a row

    gg fam
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    Lets not measure our richards now
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    (Original post by JohnGreek)
    LSE is worse than Imperial in every single possible measure, yet still manages to rank above it for like the third or fourth year in a row

    gg fam
    Because they have better 'grad prospects' and 'graduating with good honours' by about 2% on the full table, which happens to make LSE be 2 points higher than Imperial.

    Last year it was because they had a higher green score, ffs. No one cares about that when they select unis. Every other metric had them lower...
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    (Original post by yl95)
    Because they have better 'grad prospects' and 'graduating with good honours' by about 2% on the full table, which happens to make LSE be 2 points higher than Imperial.

    Last year it was because they had a higher green score, ffs. No one cares about that when they select unis. Every other metric had them lower...
    Fully agree with you
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    (Original post by Daniel9998)
    LOOOL who knows

    Apparently Kent is better than Bristol now
    By the looks of it, they're 16-23 in all tables so kudos to Kent for beating a bunch of Russell group unis across the board
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    (Original post by yl95)
    Because they have better 'grad prospects' and 'graduating with good honours' by about 2% on the full table, which happens to make LSE be 2 points higher than Imperial.
    ......
    No, Imperial has much higher graduate prospects than LSE ie 90.8 vs 78.5.
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    I have no idea how I would choose between two years at York and 3 years at Warwick for Law...
    Can't tell whether Warwick is really worth another 20,000 pounds :/
 
 
 
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