Good University Guide 2017
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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Taking the stress out of A-level results day helped Birmingham stand out from the rest

St Andrews is our Scottish winner for its results, global impact and student experience

John O’Leary reports on the key factors behind our new-look league table

The best universities in 64 subjects areas

Make your Ucas choices strategically to win the place you desire

Despite annual tuition fees hitting £9,000 students realise university is not such a bad deal

Students at some leading universities are critical of the quality of teaching they receive

How we compiled the 2015 Good University Guide

University league table 2017
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 2016 National Student Survey, positive responses to Q1-12 Student experience (%): Results from the 2016 National Student Survey, positive responses to Q13-22 Research quality (%): Results from the Research Excellence Framework 2014 Entry standards (Ucas points): Average Ucas entry points, 2014-15 Graduate prospects (%): Proportion of 2015 graduates in professional jobs or graduate-level study Firsts/2:1s (%): Percentage of students graduating with firsts or 2:1s in 2015 Completion rate (%): Proportion of students completing their courses at this institution or another, 2013-14 Student-staff ratio: Student-staff ratio, 2014-15 Services/facilities spend (£): Two-year average of services/facilities spend, 2013-14 and 2014-15