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Oxford University has claimed the top spot in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018, which judge the performance of 980 universities across 79 countries.

University of oxford first in the ranking 2018

In last year’s rankings Oxford became the first British university ever to occupy top position in the global table. The University has now maintained that position for the second year running.

Times Higher Education describes the World University Rankings as the only international league table to assess universities across all activities, analysing their teaching, research, citations, industry collaboration and international outlook. Oxford's innovative research was identified as a particular strength, generating a large rise in institutional income.

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