The 1994 Group brings together 11 world class research-intensive universities. Its members are committed to excellence in research and teaching.
- All our members are in the top 2% of institutions worldwide.
- 88% of the our academic research is internationally recognised.
- 88% of our graduates are satisfied with their university experience.
1994 Group statement on the 2013 Times Higher Education 100 under 50 rankings
The achievements of four of the 1994 Group's universities have been recognized in the 2013 Times Higher Education 100 under 50 league table. Their outstanding teaching, transformative research, driving economic growth through links with industry and international outlooks have all underpinned their impressive rankings despite intense global competition.
Alex Bols, Executive Director of the 1994 Group, said: "We are proud that all of our members established within the last 50 years feature in this league table of exceptional, newer universities from across the world. This league table testifies to the excellence of the University of East Anglia, the University of Essex, Lancaster University and Loughborough University.
"The fact that the UK has the highest number of institutions in the top 100 — 18 — demonstrates the excellence of our universit…