An outstanding reputation built upon rich tradition.


Combining internationally acknowledged research excellence with modern, imaginative teaching that enables our students to think for themselves and excel in their own research.

92% student satisfaction

Our students are amongst the most satisfied in the Russell Group with a satisfaction rating of over 90% for more than six years.

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An outstanding student experience

We're number one in the Russell Group for student experience and our Students' Union came top for the ninth year running.

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Learn from award-winning teachers and acclaimed researchers

From ancient Rome to modern India, and from fifteenth-century human sacrifice to twentieth-century genocide.

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Third in the UK for research excellence

Our historians are international leaders in their fields, award-winning writers and media consultants.

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Partnerships that inform our teaching and research

We are an institution with global perspectives, but remain proud of our civic roots.

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