Top of the ‘best student city’ class?  Gold star to London.

Top of the ‘best student city’ class? Gold star to London.


Best known for compiling its world university rankings, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has published its fifth ranking set of its kind to find out what is the world’s best city for students. It is based on over 50,000 student responses.

And whilst our opening gambit is a spoiler in the extreme, it’s nice to see London head to the number one spot (up two places from last year)

Students were asked to score each city on the following criteria: affordability, employer activity, desirability, student mix, rankings and student view (another survey carried out by QS). These were then collated to produce the table below.

And if you’re not feeling inclined to explore the other 91 cities that made it into the rankings, the city that came in 101st and last… (although not quite as the QS suggests that there were actually 125 cities that qualified for consideration), was Brno. And if, like us, you’re not sure where that is, it’s the 2nd largest city in the Czech Republic in the South Moravian region. You learn something new every day…


Wednesday, 9 May 2018

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