UWTSD Ranked in Top 10 in the UK for ‘Teaching Quality’ in the 2021 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide


18.09.2020

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David has claimed a top-ten ranking for ‘teaching quality' in this year’s Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David has claimed a top-ten ranking for ‘teaching quality' in this year’s Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

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The Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide is published annually and provides rankings and full profiles for 131 UK universities. As well as securing 7th position for ‘teaching quality’, the University was also ranked 17th overall in the ‘Social Inclusion’ table after being placed 3rd in the UK for ‘students with a disability’ and 8th in the UK for ‘mature students’.

UWTSD are also celebrating a number of successes at subject level. In particular, UWTSD’s ‘Art and Design’ provision has been ranked joint 12th overall out of 83 UK providers and 1st in Wales.

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David has claimed a top-ten ranking for ‘teaching quality' in this year’s Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

Barry Liles, OBE, Head of the Wales Institute of Science and Art, says:

 “Our Art and Design provision across UWTSD focuses on delivering the very best experience for our students. Staff are passionate about teaching and providing a supportive studio-based experience to all students across our art and design courses. We are delighted that this has been recognised by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.” 

Other notable subject results for UWTSD include top 5 positions in the UK for ‘teaching quality’ in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Psychology and Social Policy with Theology and Religious Studies securing a top 10 position. 

Dr Mirjam Plantinga, Associate PVC (Academic Experience), added: "We welcome these subject results and are particularly pleased with our UK top 10 position in relation to student satisfaction with teaching quality.  Scoring highly in relation to teaching quality is important to the University as this is a key area where we believe we are able to offer added value to all those studying with us.” 

Further Information

For more information please contact Arwel Lloyd, Principal PR and Communications Officer, on 07384 467076 / arwel.lloyd@uwtsd.ac.uk