The University has been ranked in the top 3 in the UK for Quality Education in all three years – 2019, 2020 and 2021 – of the Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings, which assess how universities globally are meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The University has also been the No.1 university in England for Gender Equality in all three years of the rankings.
Worcester has been shortlisted three times as the Times Higher Education’s University of the Year – in 2016, 2019 and 2020 – and twice for University of the Year in the UK Social Mobility Awards – in 2019 and 2020.
In the 2020 National Student Survey, 85% of Worcester final year students said they were satisfied overall, above the national average of 83.2% and putting the University as one of the top scoring universities in the Midlands. Fourteen courses at Worcester received 100% satisfaction.