A ranking was posted by The Independent that listed the best and worst universities to go to if you want to achieve a first or a 2:1. Oxford University topped the best university ranking in the list while University of Sunderland are the least likely to make top honours.

THE BEST

  1. Oxford: 92.1 per cent of students achieve top honours

  2. St Andrews: 89.6 per cent

  3. Cambridge 89.3 per cent

  4. UCL: 87.9 per cent

  5. Durham: 87.4 per cent

  6. Imperial: 87.3 per cent

  7. Bristol: 86.3 per cent

  8. Birmingham: 84.4 per cent

  9. Bath: 84.1 per cent

  10. Exeter: 84.1 per cent

THE WORST

  1. Sunderland: 49.5 per cent of students achieve top honours

  2. Buckingham: 50.7 per cent

  3. Trinity Saint David: 51.4 per cent

  4. Glyndwr 53.6 per cent

  5. East London: 53.9 per cent

  6. Bolton: 54.9 per cent

  7. London Metropolitan: 55.1 per cent

  8. Newman: 56.0 per cent

  9. Bedfordshire: 56.6 per cent

  10. Buckinghamshire New: 57.0 per cent

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