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COVENTRY OVERTAKES RUSSELL GROUP UNIVERSITIES TO ENTER THE GUARDIAN'S TOP 20!

Fri 29 May 2015 < Back to listing

Coventry University has nudged past many of its Russell Group peers to reach the highest position ever achieved by a Modern university in the Guardian league table of universities.

Coventry University has nudged past many of its Russell Group peers to reach the highest position ever achieved by a Modern university in the Guardian league table of universities.

Coventry reached number 15 in the table, higher than many of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, including Birmingham, Edinburgh, York, Leeds, Glasgow, Cardiff, Nottingham and Newcastle.

In addition to Coventry's overall ranking, 20 subject areas feature in the UK’s top 20 according to the Guardian, including:

Subject

Ranking

Hospitality, Events Management & Tourism

2

Economics

7

Civil Engineering

7

Accounting and Finance

7

Fashion and Textiles

9

Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations

11

Mechanical Engineering

14

John Latham, Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University, said:
“We’re a modern university, but not just in the sense that we haven’t been around for as long - we’re very modern in our approach. We’re challenging the system. We’re bringing in new forms of pedagogy and listening to students.”

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