World and UK rankings success for UofG

The University of Glasgow has risen in the rankings in two prestigious university league tables, published today (9 June). 

The University improved four places in the QS World University Rankings, rising to 73rd globally, and three places in the Complete University Guide, rising to 16th in the UK. 

It also ranks top in the UK in five subject areas in the Complete University Guide: Dentistry, Food Science, Social Policy, Sports Science and Veterinary Medicine. 

Furthermore, 17 individual subject areas are ranked in the top five in the UK, and 31 within the top 10. 

The University of Glasgow is also the current Times Higher Education (THE) University of the Year. 

You can view the full results on the QS World University Rankings, and the Complete University Guide websites. 

Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, said: “This is fantastic news for the University and further evidence of the strength of our reputation within the sector, which has seen us rise in national and world league tables and named as the current Times Higher Education University of the Year. 

“While the University is about far more than league tables, it is important that we take the opportunity to recognise and reflect on results such as this, which are testament to the hard work and dedication of so many colleagues. 

“These successes do not happen on their own, and I would like to thank our community, particularly over such a challenging year, to ensure the University continues to deliver outstanding research and teaching, and a world-leading student experience.” 


First published: 9 June 2021