Cambridge beats Oxford in new university league table

Oxford again finds itself behind rival Cambridge in Complete University Guide rankings.

Cambridge University has beaten Oxford to top the 2018 Complete University Guide rankings.

Cambridge kept its place at the top of the survey which it has held for the last seven years, scoring 1000 points to Oxford’s 998, which placed it second.

The rankings rate UK universities across a range of factors, including student satisfaction, research quality, and employment prospects.

Oxford was ranked above of Cambridge for research quality and student-staff ratio, but fell behind in entry standards and student satisfaction.

St Andrews University was placed third and London School of Economics fourth.

Suffolk, a new entry, was ranked last in a table of 129 universities.