Four London universities have been placed in the top one hundred of the 2013 QS World Rankings. The new list, released on 10th September, showed University College London and Imperial College placed in the top ten, both above the University of Oxford. UCL came in fourth place and Imperial in fifth, followed by Oxford in sixth place. The table saw King’s College, London edge into the top 20 for the first time. The London School of Economics was moved up one place to 68th in the rankings. Queen Mary moved up 32 places to 115th. Other UK universities which made the cut were the University of Cambridge, which came in 3rd place, the University of Edinburgh, in 17th place, Bristol in 30th and Manchester in 33rd.
Adrian Polglase, London Student: Issue 1 (16/09/2013)