The top 50 universities for sports in the UK, revealed

Sport, almost as much as academic league tables, can play a huge role in deciding which university you pick.

Some are famous for their quality.

Everyone know how good Loughborough is but Cardiff Met’s men’s football team nearly reached the Europa League and Olympians regularly play in the BUCS leagues.

But which university is the best for sport? And where does yours come compared to your rival?

Check out the top 50 universities for sport based on their BUCS standings last year.

And here’s the rest of the list, from 11 to 50.

11 Bristol (727.5 BUCS points)

12 Exeter (704.5)

13 Northumbria (630)

14 Newcastle (601.7)

15 Leeds (597.6)

16 Leeds Metropolitan (545.1)

17 Warwick (539.5)

18 Cardiff (531)

19 Sheffield Hallam (509)

20 Southampton (473.5)

21 London (439.2)

22 London Metropolitan (427)

23 Stirling (406)

24 Brunel West London (390.5)

25 Sheffield (373)

26 Aberdeen (321.5)

27 St Andrews (293)

28 Brighton (239)

29 Reading (237.5)

30 St Marys (237)

31 Plymouth (231)

32 Glasgow (226.5)

33 Strathclyde (222)

33 Nottigham Trent (222)

35 Swansea (215)

36 Bournemouth (214)

37 Dundee (213.5)

38 Heriot Watt (213)

39 York (204)

39 Imperial College (204)

41 Liverpool (184)

42 Lancaster (183)

43 UWE (181)

44 UCL (175)

45 Liverpool John Moores (174)

46 St Mark & St John (165)

47 Worcester (164)

47 Oxford Brookes (164)

49 UWE Hartpury College (163.5)

50 Gloucestershire (163)

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