St Mary’s University, Twickenham has continued its rise in the university league tables, climbing 34 places in the Guardian University Guide published on Saturday 24th Sept.
The University was also rated sixth nationally for teaching satisfaction and in the top 15 for course and feedback satisfaction. The increase of 34 places on the overall ranking puts St Mary’s in the top 70 nationally of the higher education institutions rated.
The findings of the Guardian University Guide follow closely behind the Sunday Times Good University Guide, which rated St Mary’s in the top ten institutions in London and the top 51 nationally. The Good University Guide also rated St Mary’s in the top 5 nationally for teaching quality and top 10 for student experience.
I am delighted to see the results from the Guardian University Guide. St Mary’s has now climbed to our highest ever positions in all the major university rankings this year, all of whom rate the University in the top group in the country for course or overall satisfaction.
St Mary’s has seen a strong performance throughout the year in national sector performance indicators.
The 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) results published in May found that the majority of research submitted by St Mary’s was 4* World Leading or 3* Internationally Excellent in its originality, significance, and rigour.
The 2023 Complete University Guide also saw St Mary’s climb 24 places on its ranking, with the University also rated 5th for student satisfaction.
Speaking of the results St Mary’s Vice-Chancellor Anthony McClaran said, “I am delighted to see the results from the Guardian University Guide. St Mary’s has now climbed to our highest ever positions in all the major university rankings this year, all of whom rate the University in the top group in the country for course or overall satisfaction. I would like to thank all our outstanding academic and support staff for continuing to deliver the best outcomes for our students.”
St Mary’s Provost Prof Symeon Dagkas added, “Our strategy Vision 2030 places achieving student success as its one its five core pillars. The results we have achieved in national rankings and indicators throughout the year are a strong endorsement of the work our academic colleagues are doing in this area. I am looking forward to carrying on the important work with colleagues across the university to further develop this in years to come.”