St Mary’s University, Twickenham has seen its sixth consecutive rise in the league tables following today’s publication of the 2020 Guardian University Guide.
The annual publication ranked the University 77th, a rise of three places from the 2019 table. The ranking also put St Mary’s top in London for Satisfaction with Course and Teaching. St Mary’s also saw a rise of 25 places in the 2018 ranking, allowing for a total rise of 28 places in the past two years.
This is the sixth consecutive major ranking in which the University has seen significant growth; having also risen 39 places in the Sunday Times Good University Guide and 22 places in the Complete University Guide in the past two iterations of both publications.
The 2019 Good University Guide praised the University’s student satisfaction rating, noting that “St Mary’s has the most satisfied student in London by a considerable distance”.
Data released from the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS) saw overall student satisfaction at St Mary’s University, Twickenham rise to 88%, the highest rated amongst institutions with university-status in London, and in the top 20 nationally. The Good University Guide found that the NSS ranked St Mary’s ranked as no 1 in London for Student Experience and Teaching Excellence.
Speaking of the University’s performance in the ranking St Mary’s Vice-Chancellor Prof Francis Campbell said, “At St Mary’s we put the student experience at the heart of all we do, working to ensure fantastic outcomes and an enriching academic curriculum for our students. Seeing rises in the past six publications of the university league table is a strong endorsement of the hard work and dedication of all the staff at St Mary’s.”