Beware University tables

It’s that time of year when A level students are turning their minds to the process of applying for university. Many will have already been to open days and be considering courses, accommodation, and fees, and Oxford is full of schools on access trips, even before the official open days next week. It’s also when university league tables are released and debated, one such table being the Guardian University Guide 2014.

However, although these tables have the potential to be very helpful to undergraduates, they can also be highly misleading. Continue reading