Oxford tops The Times Good University Guide

The Department of Politics and International Relations is the top-ranked Politics department in the UK in The Times newspaper`s 2006 Good University Guide, just published, ahead of the LSE and Cambridge.

The University of Oxford retains its ranking as the UK`s best university for the fourth successive year in the Times Good University Guide.

The measurements for top university are based on nine key aspects of activity: student satisfaction, research assessment, entry standards, student-staff ratio, library/computing spend, facilities spend, good honours, graduate prospects and completion.

For more information about the University`s rankings and The Times Good University Guide, please visit The Times website,,,716,00.html.