The University of Warwick has been ranked as the 6th best UK university in The Guardian 2022 league table.
This is a rise of 2 places from 2021, when the university ranked 8th.
Commenting on the achievement, the university’s vice chancellor, Stuart Croft, said: “The last eighteen months have been a time like no other in our University’s history, but as each new challenge arose, the Warwick community came together, and worked tirelessly to ensure that we continued to deliver what we are globally recognised as being: a home of research and teaching excellence.
“This has been a real team effort, and The Guardian’s recognition of what has been achieved by our students, academic staff, and administrative and estates teams throughout our community is something of which we can all be proud – and I am absolutely delighted to once more offer my thanks and congratulations to all you.”
The University of Warwick was also ranked as a top 10 UK university and named in the world’s top 80 universities by the Times Higher Education.
“This says everything about the commitment and hard work of our academic and professional support colleagues, and about the passion and outstanding achievements of our students”
When ranking universities, The Guardian league table considers factors such as student satisfaction and feedback satisfaction, as well as teaching satisfaction.
The Guardian also ranks individual subjects, and it named Film and Television studies at Warwick University the best in the country.
Professor Rachel Moseley, Head of the Department for Film and Television studies, said: “We are really delighted to be ranked first in the UK for Film and Television Studies, with a score of 100%, after the toughest of years in 2020-2021.
“This says everything about the commitment and hard work of our academic and professional support colleagues, and about the passion and outstanding achievements of our students.
“Well done and an enormous thank you to everyone.”
Other subjects which ranked well include Business, Management and Marketing, which was placed 2nd, and History of Art, which was 3rd.