University the best in Scotland
ST Andrews University has again been named the best in Scotland and the third best in the UK.
The 600-year-old institution was ranked behind only Cambridge and Oxford for the fifth time in the league table.
It was the only university north of the border to make it i nto the top 20 in the Guardian University Guide 2019.
Principal Sally Mapstone s a i d : “We h av e n o t only maintained t hird place next to Oxford and Cambridge, we have consolidated that position and are the l eading university in Scotland, beyond Glasgow and Edinburgh at 24th and 28th respectively.”
The gap between second-placed Oxford and St Andrews narrowed, with St Andrews’ 97.2 score out of 100 only 0.2 behind.
St Andrews was also ranked first in the UK for student satisfaction with courses and teaching.
Dundee University was ranked 29th in the guide and Abertay 68th.