The Top Universities to Study in UK – QS World Ranking 2019
The list of top ranked universities in the world was released by QS this month and a number of universities in the United Kingdom have been featured on the list, with 18 of UK’s universities making it to the top 100 of the list. What is more, the news has been overall positive for those opting to study in UK, with more institutions of learning rising in the ranking, when compared to their respective positions in the list published last year. We take a look at the 10 best universities in the United Kingdom according to the latest ranking list.
Top 5 Universities to Study in UK
The top 5 universities for a student who plans to study in the United Kingdom are,
- University Of Oxford
The University of Oxford has been deemed as number one among the best ranked universities in the United Kingdom by the QS world ranking. It has replaced its arch-rival Cambridge at the top of the list this year and has the distinction to rank at fifth position among the top universities in the world. The university has It is one of the oldest universities among the English-speaking nations and enjoys an excellent reputation for its academic strengths and expert faculty
- University Of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge has been outranked by its rival university Oxford to come in second place among the universities in UK and is ranked at sixth place among the universities across the world in the latest QS world rankings for the year 2019. The university was founded in the year 1209 and is comprised of 31 constituent colleges. The university can boast of a number of illustrious people such as Stephen Hawking, Isaac Newton, Emma Thompson and Stephen Fry to whom it has served as an alma mater.
- Imperial College London
The Imperial College of London has retained its position at the eight place in the QS world ranking and is at the third position in the United Kingdom. The Imperial College London has a global reputation for its expertise in the areas of engineering, business science, and medicine and has one of the best rates of graduate employability in the country.
- UCL (University College London)
The UCL (University College London) has been placed at the 10th place in the world ranking and is the fourth best university to study in UK according to the latest rankings released by the QS magazine. It is one of the most diverse and largest university in the United Kingdom. The university has more than 40 percent of its student population coming from the international community.
- University Of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh has gone up five spots in the world ranking for 2019 and is ranking at the 18th position in the world and at 5th position in the United Kingdom. It is one of the oldest universities in Scotland and was established in the year 1582. It has a long and illustrious past, and has educated the likes of Alexander Graham Bell, Charles Darwin, and J.K. Rowling.