Good University Guide 2018
The definitive British university rankings provide the information to allow you to make an informed choice about your higher education, evaluating everything from entry standards through to the student experience and on to graduate employment prospects
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...Lancaster, where the right academic and social chemistry sees the leading 1960s university in the league table win University of the Year, writes Alastair McCall

Drawing on its distinguished past, our Scottish University of the Year is looking to the future, writes Sue Leonard

In the sport science laboratories or on the starting line, our Sports University of the Year is out in front. By Zoe Thomas

Salaries for many female graduates are lagging behind  their male counterparts. Zoe Thomas asks why?

John O’Leary on why the government's new teaching ratings should be treated with caution by prospective students

Do you fancy student life without the debt? Sir James Dyson offers just that

Jo Johnson outlines his plans to open more universities 

How universities are working to get indebted graduates to support their alma mater

With fees at record levels, the need for this guide is greater than ever

From accountancy to veterinary medicine: the best universities across 67 different subjects areas

How we compiled the Good University Guide 2018

University league table 2018
The UK's most authoritative university ranking measures student satisfaction with teaching quality and the wider university experience, research quality, entry qualifications, graduate job prospects, degree outcomes achieved, student-staff ratios, services and facilities spend and completion rates

Teaching quality (%): Results from the 2017 National Student Survey, positive responses to Q1-14 Student experience (%): Results from the 2017 National Student Survey, positive responses to Q15-27 Research quality (%): Results from the Research Excellence Framework 2014 Entry standards (Ucas points): Average Ucas entry points, 2015-16 Graduate prospects (%): Proportion of 2016 graduates in professional jobs or graduate-level study Firsts/2:1s (%): Percentage of students graduating with firsts or 2:1s in 2016 Completion rate (%): Proportion of students completing their courses at this institution or another, 2014-15 Student-staff ratio: Student-staff ratio, 2015-16 Services/facilities spend (£): Two-year average of services/facilities spend, 2014-15 and 2015-16