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LSE scores highly in university league tables

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) was ranked second in London and fourth in the UK in the 2008 Sunday Times University Guide, published yesterday (Sunday 21 September).

LSE was given:

  • Teaching excellence 87.5%
  • Student satisfaction 70.9%
  • Head teacher ranking 15 (6)
  • Peer ranking 2= (5)
  • Research quality 89.7%
  • A-level/Higher points 467
  • A-levels for entry 77%
  • Unemployment 4.5%
  • Firsts and 2:1s 75.2%

Professor Janet Hartley, pro-director for teaching and learning at LSE said: 'It's pleasing that the Sunday Times guide rates LSE so highly - it reflects our confidence that we are one of the best universities in the world...LSE is academically excellent, but the School does not take that excellence for granted.'

For more information and a list of all tables visit www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/education/sunday_times_university_guide/|

22 September 2008