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With a global outlook and reputation for research and teaching, we are one of the UK's most internationally diverse campus universities with students from more than 130 countries.

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  • 6th for student experience (NSS 2014) and top ten for research and teaching (RAE).
  • Top 30 of universities in the world less than 50 years old (THE).
  • Number one for social sciences in the UK with several of our departments ranked top ten (RAE).
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  • A range of notable alumni - a president, Members of Parliament, the first Mexican astronaut, film directors and two Nobel Prize winners.
  • Great employment prospects - 91.9 per cent of our international graduates were in employment or further study within six months (DLHE survey 2012).

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