Domestic league tables measure university performance across a range of indicators such as student satisfaction, graduate outcomes, research quality and university spend. This year Swansea University achieved its highest ever rank in a UK league table going up 6 places to 30th in the Guardian University Guide 2019. Swansea was also Wales’ highest climber in the Complete University Guide 2019 rising five places to 39th.
|Table||Rank||No. Institutions Ranked||Rank 3 years ago|
|Times Good University Guide 2019||30th||132||44th|
|Guardian University Guide 2019||31st||121||39th|
|Complete University Guide 2019||39th||131||45th|
Best Performing Metrics
|Metric||Best Performing Institution Rank||Table/Source|
|NSS - Overall student satisfaction||5th||National Student Survey 2018*|
|Graduate Prospects||10th||Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2018**|
|Student Satisfaction/NSS Overall||13th||Guardian University|
|Research Quality||24th||Complete University Guide|
|REF - GPA||26th||Research Excellence Framework|
|Student Experience||21st||Times Good University Guide|
|Facilities Spend||39th||Times Good University Guide|
*Ranked joint fifth in a list of the UK’s universities as featured in the Times Good University Guide 2018.
**2018 DLHE results. When compared to universities that provide a wide range of degree courses, Swansea University is 10th in the UK, based on institutions in the Times Good University Guide 2018.