Our Universities

Russell Group universities are committed to the highest levels of academic excellence in both teaching and research.

Our universities are to be found in all four nations and in every major city of the UK.  They operate globally, attracting international students and academic staff from many different countries, but also have a strong role and influence within their regional and local community.

Students can choose from a wide range of internationally renowned courses - from medical, biological and physical sciences to business, social sciences and the humanities.  More than half a million students are enrolled at Russell Group universities - one in five of all higher education students in the UK.

Through their outstanding research and teaching, unrivalled links with businesses and a commitment to civic responsibility, Russell Group universities make an enormous impact on the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of the UK.

What do Russell Group universities have in common?

Facts and figures about the 24 Russell Group universities can be found in our Profile publication:


Find out about studying at one of our universities using the list to the left or in our Study section.

Our latest publication A passion for learning - The student experience at Russell Group universities explores how our universities provide the ideal learning environment for students to flourish, how they support students to get the most from the education on offer and how they give graduates the best chance of success in the wider world.



The Russell Group of Universities

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