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Exeter ranked in top ten UK universities

The University of Exeter has been rated as one of the top ten UK universities in The Times Good University Guide, out today (23 June 2011).

Ranked tenth out of 116 UK higher education institutions, Exeter holds the highest position for a South West university.

The Times Good University Guide rates universities on a range of criteria, from the student experience to the quality of academic research and is considered the most comprehensive and influential higher education league table.

University of Exeter Registrar and Deputy Chief Executive David Allen said: “We are nearing the completion of a £270 million investment in infrastructure and facilities to ensure we provide an outstanding experience to our students. Our reputation for world-class research is growing as we continue to attract exceptional teaching staff, academics and researchers and through our £230 million investment in science.

“The University of Exeter’s top ten position in The Times Good University Guide reflects our expansion in these key areas and is testament to the hard work and commitment of our staff and students.”

The University of Exeter has risen from position 34 to 10 in just ten years in The Times Good University Guide and is now recognised as being among the top 1% of universities in the world.

Date: 24 June 2011

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