Posted Wednesday 26 September 2018
Kingston University has risen seven places in the newly released Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide league table for 2019. The University is ranked at 110 out of 132 universities, up from 117 in last year's table and a rise of 12 places during the past two years.
Kingston shares its position with Middlesex and the University of South Wales. The guide ranks universities across nine separate indicators. The University improved its national position in both the student experience and teaching quality categories, ranking 83 and 95 respectively. These metrics are based on the results of the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS).
In the Times and Sunday Times' first ever social inclusion ranking, Kingston is placed at 18 in the country and was commended in the guide for its award-winning focus on supporting students from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.
Alongside the overall institution rankings, the newspapers also published league tables for 67 subject areas. The University's best performance was in Art and Design, coming 14 out of a total of 85 institutions offering courses in that category.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier said: "The rise of seven places in the Times and Sunday Times league table after rising five places last year is an endorsement of the efforts across the University to improve academic performance and ensure we deliver the highest quality teaching and learning experience for our students."