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22nd in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Top 15 amongst mainstream English universities for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2017)
25th in the UK for research quality (TGUG 2018)
Gold for teaching excellence (TEF 2017)
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