World Universities: The Best of The Best

1 University of Oxford

Oldest university in the UK, the University of Oxford is one of the most famous higher-education institutions in the world. Within six months of graduation, around 95% of all Oxford students either find employment or enter into postgraduate study.

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The university admissions process is incredibly competitive and, for each place, the university receives an average of five applications. With staff from just under 100 countries, 40% of the student and academic bodies are made up of foreign citizens.