3 June 2014 10:37

Lancaster has charged ahead of its Russell Group peers to be ranked 10th in Guardian League table 2015, confirming its place among the world’s elite institutions.

The table ranks universities on a number of measures including the percentage of graduates who find graduate-level jobs, teaching quality, student satisfaction and spend per student. Other universities ranked in the top ten include Oxford, Cambridge, Durham and Warwick.

Individual subjects ranked highly in the Guardian table include Accounting and Finance, Business, Management and Marketing, Art, Mechanical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Drama and Dance, Computing, Physics, Geography and Environmental Science, Mathematics and Social Work which is ranked 2nd in the UK.

Lancaster is consistently highly placed in all major league tables. This latest result comes shortly after Lancaster was announced to be the highest placed UK university in the Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 ranking of the world's best young universities. Ranked 10th, a climb of 4 places, Lancaster is the highest ranked of only 14 UK universities to be listed.

Lancaster is also the leading university in the North West according to The Complete University Guide 2015.