The University of Warwick is a British campus university located on the outskirts of Coventry and is regarded as one of the country's leading institutions. Warwick was established in 1965 and currently has more than 18,000 students enrolled from 120 countries and, despite its relatively young age, is one of the 24 elite Russell Group research universities.
The University is made up of the Faculty of Arts, Medicine, Science and Social Sciences, and was recently ranked in the top 10 of the world’s youngest universities, and as the leading university of its kind in the UK. Graduates at Warwick are the third most often targeted by the UK’s top graduate employers and 92% of students with first degrees were in work or further study within six months of graduating last year.
Warwick is consistently ranked as a top 10 UK university by all UK league tables, and holds prestigious academic exchange agreements with some of the world's best universities. The University is recognised as one of the UK’s leading research universities, with the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2014 showing that 87% of Warwick’s submitted research ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.
The excellence of the University of Warwick’s teaching is confirmed by the results of the QAA’s Teaching Assessment Exercise; with 22 out of 24 Departments assessed rated Excellent. Film and TV, horticultural research, maths, French and Italian were amongst the top ranked subjects at any university in the UK.