LJMU jumps 16 places in Sunday Times Good University Guide

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LJMU has risen 16 places to be ranked 70th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

The University has also been named seventh best university in the North West region.

In the leagues table of 129 universities across the UK, LJMU’s best performing measures were those based on the NSS Student Experience followed by Teaching Quality.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Nigel Weatherill said: “We are delighted that the achievements of LJMU and commitment to our students has been recognised with the university rising 16 places in the past 12 months.

“This is good news as we prepare to celebrate our 25th anniversary and announce our strategic vision for the next five years as a pioneering modern civic university working in connection with our partners, here in the City Region, nationally and around the world to provide innovation solutions to real-world problems.

“We aspire to deliver an outstanding student experience developing confidence, skills and character.

We aim to provide an education that expands our students’ horizons while feeding their curiosity through practical research, cutting-edge technology and global engagement”.

The guide contains the profiles of all universities across the country.

The league table is made up of key indicators including student satisfaction with teaching quality and their wider student experience, research quality, graduate prospects, entrance qualifications held by new students, degree results achieved, student-staff ratio, service and facilities spend; and degree completion rates.

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