CCCU drops again in national league tables

Canterbury Christ Church University has fallen again in the 2019 national league tables, despite hiking up a few places last year. 

Out of the 131 universities in The Complete University Guide league table, CCCU has dropped to #111 – falling five spots from last year at #106.

The university saw its lowest ever position back in 2017 where it ranked in 112th place, only one spot lower than this year.

In the last five years, CCCU has fallen 12 places – seeing its lowest in 2017

The university’s profile on the league table stands as: “Canterbury Christ Church University is a dynamic university, supporting all students to gain an outstanding education, enjoy an excellent student experience, and successfully go on to work or further study.

With ambitious plans for development, the university plans a new centre for engineering and technology as well as a stunning new arts building.”

League tables are based on the following criteria such as student satisfaction scores, student to staff ratio, graduate prospects and entry grades.

Each course’s is also ranked in the league tables – this is to help students select the right university for their chosen course.

Find out how your CCCU course is doing in the league tables:

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CCCU has seen a gradual decline in the league tables over the past five years despite millions and millions of investments spent for developments.

Results may come as a surprise after CCCU’s efforts to improve the overall quality of the university; such as £15 investments towards an arts buildings and modernising IT equipment.

A spokesperson for the university told Kent Online: “We remain committed to continuously enhancing the experiences of all our students, and will continue to monitor our position in the league tables to see where we can improve.”

Students were left disappointing after the delay in opening of new arts building

The Times Higher Education also published its 2019 rankings that includes 1,258 universities from across the globe.

Canterbury Christ Church’s position at the World University Rankings cannot be determined as it ranked over the 1000th spot. Any university that goes beyond the 1000th place will be labelled at ‘1001+’.

The global league table was led by the two top UK educational institutions: University of Oxford in first place and Cambridge University followed in second.

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Claisse Opulencia

Editor-in-Chief of Unified. Claisse is a third year multimedia journalism student at CCCU. Amnesty Media Award Finalist 2018, IRN Awards Runner-up 2018 and nominated for two SPA Awards 2018.

One thought on “CCCU drops again in national league tables

  • 25/10/2018 at 12:58 pm
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    What a shame

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