League table boost for University of Greenwich


The University of Greenwich has risen nine places in the latest Good University Guide.

Greenwich is now at 89 in the rankings, compiled by the Times and Sunday Times, up from 98 last year.

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Jane Harrington, said: "It is pleasing to see our ranking improve among UK universities. Every member of our community at the University of Greenwich is a big part of what makes this institution one of the world's best. It is great to see the hard work of our incredible lecturers, researchers, technicians and professional services staff recognised.254385

“While the rise in the rankings is a positive sign, we will continue to strive to be improve in every area. We are determined to build on this - achieving student success and impactful research and knowledge exchange. Together we are working to deliver our promise of education without boundaries.”

The guide evaluates factors including satisfaction with teaching quality and the student experience, as well as degree completion rates and graduate employment prospects.

The university is ranked as the #1 modern university in London and top overall in Kent for graduate prospects. This measure is based on the activity of leavers 15 months after graduation and whether or not they entered high-skilled employment and/or graduate-level further study.

Meanwhile, vital subjects taught at the University of Greenwich have seen sharp rises in the Guardian university league tables.

Chemistry is now at 10, having risen over 10 places in the last year. Criminology (10), Forensic Science (9) and Education (48) have also moved significantly up in the Guardian University Guide 2022. Mechanical Engineering also featured strongly, rising to 12 in the latest figures from 44 in 2017.

The Guardian’s league table is specifically aimed at students who are trying to choose a course, meaning it ranks universities on factors that are important to young people. These factors include how much students will benefit from the teaching, whether current students like the university and the subject, and what their chances are of getting a good job.

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There is more on the Guardian University Guide here.