The rankings, compiled by free university comparison website Uni Compare, are based on 65,015 ratings and 13,003 reviews from current and former students. Reviews take into account various aspects of university life, such as the quality of courses, accommodation, job prospects and student life. For universities to maintain a high ranking, they must consistently excel in all aspects.
The data was gathered via several email campaigns which were sent to all students/users of Uni Compare with a 2022 start year and below. In addition to this, a small social campaign was done to get students outside of the user database.
Owen O’Neil, founder of Uni Compare, said of this year’s rankings: “We are delighted to celebrate our new student rankings, recognising the significant impact university rankings have on both students and institutions.
“These rankings empower students with valuable insights, guiding them toward the right educational paths while motivating universities to strive for excellence in all aspects of their offerings.
“Together, we embrace the transformative power of university rankings in shaping the future of higher education.”