The University of Dundee in Scotland has been named the UK’s best ‘young’ university, according to the Times Higher Education (the THE, if you will).

The global list analyses the world’s top universities which are under 50 years of age, and has named the UK as the most successful country in the world, boasting “an impressive” 25 institutions in the whole list of 150 competitors.

The top 10 young universities in the UK are:

University of Dundee (established 1967) 

University of Bath (1966) 

University of Surrey (1966) 

University of Stirling (1967) 

Plymouth University (1992) 

Loughborough University (1966) 

Aston University (1966) 

Brunel University London (1966) 

City University London (1966) 

Heriot-Watt University (1966)

Rankings are taken from 150 universities from 39 different countries. 13 performance indicators are used to ascertain THE’s judgement, including research, teaching, knowledge transfer and international activity.