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We are a research-intensive university and a founding member of the Russell Group.

Our successes are acknowledged in international and UK league table rankings and education awards. Our degrees and courses enable you to develop critical thinking and independent learning skills that are essential for future leaders and decision makers. Our lecturers are leaders in their fields and offer you the chance to learn about world-changing research as it happens.

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Top 20 UK university - Complete University Guide 2019

A global top 100 university - QS World University Rankings 2019

8th in the UK for research intensity - Research Excellence Framework

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welcome new students  

Congratulations to all our successful undergraduate applicants. We can't wait for you to join us this autumn. But before the excitement of Freshers' Week there are a few things you need to do.

Find out what happens next.
What to pack for uni....
Advice from our student blog.

Before you organise your Freshers' events tickets and start planning which societies to join, you're going to have to pack..... Continue on for four things you MUST bring with you to uni, and four things to avoid.

Read Georgia's blog

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Register for advice on university applications.
24 Sep 
How to apply webinar

Register for advice on university applications.

Lectures on population and migration
10 Oct 
Public Lecture Series 2018

Lectures on population and migration


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