UK universities boast highest number of Nobel winners

A study by the British Council has revealed that more than a third of Nobel Prize winners had attended universities in the UK since the prize was introduced in 1901. In total, 50 alumni had gone on to win the prize, more than any other country, with other education heavyweights such as the USA and Germany beaten…

Top five universities in Wales

The Times and Sunday Times revealed their annual rankings this month and, after looking at the top five universities in England and Scotland over the last two weeks, today we focus our attention on Wales. 1 – Cardiff University Cardiff University maintained its position as the number one university in Wales for 2015-2016. A member…

Study Group university partners excel in Times and Sunday Times League Table 2016

Study Group provide specialist degree preparation for long-term career success. Undergraduate and postgraduate study is available alongside pre-master and foundation programmes, and there was great news for international students using Study Group this week as it was revealed that partner universities had excelled in the Times and Sunday Times League Tables for 2016. What the tables…

Top five universities in Scotland

The Times and Sunday Times revealed their annual rankings last week, and today the focus is on Scotland! Learn more about the five best universities in Scotland below: 1 – University of St Andrews The University of St Andrews was ranked the top university in Scotland following the results of the Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2016 this year,…

Top five universities in England

The Times and Sunday Times revealed their annual rankings this week, and over the next week we will be looking at the top five universities in the England, Scotland and Wales. This week, England. 1 – University of Cambridge After sharing the top spot with Oxbridge rival Oxford last year, the University of Cambridge emerged the clear…

6 tips to help you meet university deadlines

If you are just starting university in the UK for the first time, it can be difficult adjusting to new deadlines and juggling a number of tricky modules at the same time. Follow these simple steps to organise your work more efficiently and you will not have to worry about how to meet university deadlines.…

4 reasons why Leeds University Business School creates top professionals

Part of the University of Leeds, one of the top 100 universities in the world (QS rankings 2016), Leeds University Business School is in the top 1% of business schools globally. Here is why: – International scholarships Leeds Business School have dedicated scholarships worth £2,500 for each year of study for students from Kenya, India, Nigeria and Vietnam. Two…

Japanese princess found secretly studying at a UK university

The Japanese princess, Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako of Akishino, first-born granddaughter of reigning Japanese Emperor Akihito, was revealed this week to be studying at none other than a UK university in secret for the last year! Described as the Japanese Kate Middleton, the 23-year-old was enrolled on the Masters in Art Museum and Gallery Studies at the University of…

4 Reasons why Surrey was named University of the Year 2016

The University of Surrey was crowned University of the Year by the Times and Sunday Times Guide 2016 this weekend, cementing the institution as a world power in higher education. But what made it stand out from the crowd? – Student experience Surrey was one of just two universities to break 90% for student experience…