Lists Of Universities in UK

This list follows the list of recognized bodies on the UK government website. All the institutions on this list are recognized bodies with university status, indicated either by their use of university title in their name on the recognized bodies list or by reference to the HEFCE database for the few universities that do not use the title in their name. Colleges of the University of London are listed under the University of London.

The iconic King’s College Chapel of the University of Cambridge (centre), built between 1441 and 1515

  • University of Cambridge
  • Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Thanet, Tunbridge Wells and Chatham
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University (formerly University of Wales Institute Cardiff)
  • Cardiff University
  • University of Chester, Chester and Warrington
  • University of Chichester
  • Coventry University, including Coventry University College, CU Scarborough and CU London
  • Cranfield University
  • University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester
  • University of Cumbria, Carlisle (main campus), London, Penrith and Ambleside
  • De Montfort University, Leicester
  • University of Derby
  • University of Dundee

Durham Castle, a building of Durham University

  • Durham University, Durham and Stockton-on-Tees (Queen’s Campus)

Earlham Hall at the University of East Anglia

  • University of East Anglia, Norwich
  • University of East London
  • Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire

The Old College of the University of Edinburgh

  • University of Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • University of Essex, Colchester and Southend-on-Sea
  • University of Exeter
  • Falmouth University
  • University of Glasgow
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, Gloucester and London
  • Glyndŵr University, Wrexham
  • University of Greenwich
  • Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire
  • Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh and Galashiels
  • University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
  • University of the Highlands & Islands, Inverness (main campus), Elgin, Perth & across north and western Scotland
  • University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield & Barnsley
  • University of Hull, Hull and Scarborough

Imperial College London

  • Imperial College London [5]
  • Keele University, Staffordshire
  • University of Kent, Canterbury and Medway
  • Kingston University
  • University of Central Lancashire, Preston and Burnley
  • Lancaster University

The Parkinson Building at the University of Leeds

  • University of Leeds
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Leeds Trinity University
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Lincoln, Lincoln, Hull, Riseholme and Holbeach
  • University of Liverpool
  • Liverpool Hope University
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • University of London
    • Birkbeck, University of London
    • City, University of London
    • Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
    • Courtauld Institute of Art
    • Goldsmiths, University of London
    • Heythrop College
    • Institute of Cancer Research
    • King’s College London
    • London Business School
    • London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
    • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    • Queen Mary, University of London
    • Royal Academy of Music
    • Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham
    • Royal Veterinary College
    • St George’s, University of London
    • School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
    • University College London (UCL)

The Founder’s Building of Royal Holloway

University College London Main Building

  • London Metropolitan University
  • London South Bank University
  • Loughborough University
  • University of Manchester
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Middlesex University, London
  • Newcastle University
  • Newman University, Birmingham
  • University of Northampton
  • Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Norwich University of the Arts
  • University of Nottingham
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • The Open University, Milton Keynes (an open-access distance learning university)
  • University of Oxford
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of Portsmouth
  • Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
  • Queen’s University Belfast

Foxhill House, home of the School of Law, at the University of Reading

  • University of Reading
  • Regent’s University London
  • The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
  • Roehampton University, London
  • Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester
  • University of Salford
  • University of Sheffield
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • University of South Wales, merger of University of Wales, Newport and University of Glamorgan
  • University of Southampton
  • Southampton Solent University

St Salvator’s Quad at the University of St Andrews

  • University of St Andrews
  • University of St Mark & St John, Plymouth
  • St Mary’s University, Twickenham
  • Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford and Lichfield
  • University of Stirling, Bridge of Allan

University of Strathclyde

  • University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
  • University of Suffolk, Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft
  • University of Sunderland
  • University of Surrey, Guildford
  • University of Sussex, Falmer and Brighton
  • Swansea University
  • Teesside University, Middlesbrough and Darlington

University of Ulster, Belfast

  • University of the Arts London
  • Ulster University, Coleraine, Jordanstown, Magee and Belfast
  • University of Law
  • University of Wales (will merge with UWTSD in 2017)
  • University of Wales, Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), Lampeter, Carmarthen and Swansea
  • University of Warwick, Coventry
  • University of the West of England, Bristol
  • University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Hamilton, Ayr & Dumfries
  • University of West London, Ealing and Brentford
  • University of Westminster, London
  • University of Winchester
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • University of Worcester
  • University of York
  • York St John University