Universities shine in new guide


Greenwich, East London and Queen Mary universities have taken their place in a study of the best higher education establishments in the capital.

The Sunday Times University Guide 2013 has placed Queen Mary University of London as the sixth-highest ranked university in London, with a teaching excellence score of 76 per cent and a statistic of 81.5 per cent graduate level jobs.

The University of Greenwich came in 15th place out of 21 in the London list, notching up a teaching excellence figure of 78.4 per cent coupled with 68.2 per cent of graduate level jobs.

And students at the University of East London have been studying in the 18th highest-ranked establishment for their degree studies, with a 72.8 per cent rating for teaching excellence and nearly half - a figure of 42.5 per cent - securing graduate level jobs.

In the country-wide ratings, Queen Mary, University of London, was placed in 38th position, the University of Greenwich in 93rd and the University of East London as 113th.

Alastair McCall, editor of The Sunday Times University Guide, said: "If a university provides a great student experience, can offer good graduate job prospects, plus a strong track record for degree completion and outcomes, good rankings and students will follow."


Peter said:

"Queen Mary University was placed in 38th position..."


Queen Mary University does not exist. You are referring to Queen Mary (and Westfield) College, which is one of the colleges of the University of London. The correct name is "Queen Mary, University of London".