Russell Group

Russell Group Universities

What is the Russell Group?

The Russell Group consists of 24 world-class and research-intensive UK universities. These member universities play an essential part in the intellectual life of the UK. They have substantial social, economic and cultural impacts locally, across the UK and around the world.

Russell Group’s Achievements

Russell Group member universities have achieved some of the following milestones:

  • Generate almost £87bn a year for the economy
  • Support more than a quarter of a million jobs across the UK
  • Produce 68% of the UK’s world-leading research (worth £34bn a year)
  • Teach a quarter of all undergraduate students, a third of all postgraduate students, more than a third of engineers, four out of five doctors and dentists, 50% of linguists, 58% of physical scientists and 63% of mathematicians
Russell Group Universities in the Map

List of Russell Group Universities

  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Cambridge
  • Cardiff University
  • Durham University
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Glasgow
  • Imperial College London
  • King’s College London
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Liverpool
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • University of Manchester
  • Newcastle University
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Oxford
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Southampton
  • University College London
  • University of Warwick
  • University of York

Russell Group University League Tables 2022

Discover how Russell Group universities rank in the UK university ranking league table 2022 based on different factors; including Entry standards, Student satisfaction, Research quality and Graduate prospects.

UK RankingUniversity NameOverall Score
1University of Oxford100%
2University of Cambridge99%
3 London School of Economics and Political Science96%
5Imperial College London90%
6Durham University89%
8UCL (University College London)85%
9University of Warwick84%
12University of Edinburgh80%
13=University of Exeter79%
13=University of Manchester79%
15University of Southampton78%
16University of Glasgow77%
17University of Bristol77%
18University of York76%
19University of Birmingham75%
20University of Leeds75%
21King’s College London75%
24University of Nottingham73%
25Cardiff University73%
26University of Sheffield72%
30University of Liverpool72%
34Queen’s University Belfast71%
37Newcastle University70%
41Queen Mary University of London67%

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