Top UK Universities on Twitter

2021 Twitter University Ranking


What are the most popular UK Universities on Twitter? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Twitter University Ranking of all UK higher-education institutions on Twitter meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate UK higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

UK Universities on Twitter

Rank University Followers
1 University of Oxford University of Oxford's Twitter page 729,225
2 University of Cambridge University of Cambridge's Twitter page 592,793
3 London Business School London Business School's Twitter page 176,640
4 Imperial College London Imperial College London's Twitter page 137,737
5 The University of Edinburgh The University of Edinburgh's Twitter page 129,410
6 The University of Sheffield The University of Sheffield's Twitter page 125,711
7 University of Birmingham University of Birmingham's Twitter page 124,847
8 King's College London King's College London's Twitter page 121,547
9 University of Glasgow University of Glasgow's Twitter page 115,474
10 University of Leeds University of Leeds's Twitter page 112,422
11 The London School of Economics and Political Science The London School of Economics and Political Science's Twitter page 108,422
12 University College London University College London's Twitter page 94,337
13 The University of Nottingham The University of Nottingham's Twitter page 90,300
14 University of Bristol University of Bristol's Twitter page 89,850
15 The University of Warwick The University of Warwick's Twitter page 85,683
16 Cardiff University Cardiff University's Twitter page 85,067
17 Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield Hallam University's Twitter page 84,173
18 The University of Manchester The University of Manchester's Twitter page 78,639
19 The University of York The University of York's Twitter page 76,983
20 University of Sussex University of Sussex's Twitter page 75,185
21 University of Bath University of Bath's Twitter page 73,373
22 University of Exeter University of Exeter's Twitter page 72,455
23 Coventry University Coventry University's Twitter page 69,691
24 University of Liverpool University of Liverpool's Twitter page 69,397
25 University of Aberdeen University of Aberdeen's Twitter page 68,279
26 Lancaster University Lancaster University's Twitter page 63,092
27 Queen Mary University of London Queen Mary University of London's Twitter page 62,925
28 University of London University of London's Twitter page 62,350
29 Nottingham Trent University Nottingham Trent University's Twitter page 62,346
30 University of Plymouth University of Plymouth's Twitter page 62,289
31 University of East Anglia University of East Anglia's Twitter page 62,276
32 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London's Twitter page 60,469
33 University of Dundee University of Dundee's Twitter page 60,266
34 University of Surrey University of Surrey's Twitter page 60,247
35 Leeds Beckett University Leeds Beckett University's Twitter page 60,232
36 University of Southampton University of Southampton's Twitter page 58,323
37 University of Leicester University of Leicester's Twitter page 56,164
38 University of Reading University of Reading's Twitter page 55,500
39 University of Strathclyde University of Strathclyde's Twitter page 55,472
40 Bournemouth University Bournemouth University's Twitter page 53,553
41 Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester Metropolitan University's Twitter page 53,416
42 University of Salford University of Salford's Twitter page 53,154
43 Durham University Durham University's Twitter page 52,997
44 Loughborough University Loughborough University's Twitter page 52,981
45 University of Kent University of Kent's Twitter page 52,493
46 Queen's University Belfast Queen's University Belfast's Twitter page 52,223
47 De Montfort University De Montfort University's Twitter page 51,837
48 Swansea University Swansea University's Twitter page 51,787
49 University of St Andrews University of St Andrews's Twitter page 51,564
50 University of the Arts London University of the Arts London's Twitter page 49,931
51 SOAS, University of London SOAS, University of London's Twitter page 49,690
52 Kingston University Kingston University's Twitter page 48,912
53 University of Essex University of Essex's Twitter page 48,863
54 University of Central Lancashire University of Central Lancashire's Twitter page 48,673
55 The Glasgow School of Art The Glasgow School of Art's Twitter page 47,565
56 Royal College of Art Royal College of Art's Twitter page 46,606
57 University of Hertfordshire University of Hertfordshire's Twitter page 45,093
58 Teesside University Teesside University's Twitter page 45,066
59 The University of Hull The University of Hull's Twitter page 44,925
60 University of Huddersfield University of Huddersfield's Twitter page 44,027
61 University of Derby University of Derby's Twitter page 43,043
62 University of Portsmouth University of Portsmouth's Twitter page 42,965
63 University of Brighton University of Brighton's Twitter page 41,635
64 Oxford Brookes University Oxford Brookes University's Twitter page 41,300
65 University of Lincoln University of Lincoln's Twitter page 40,897
66 Aston University Aston University's Twitter page 40,433
67 Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool John Moores University's Twitter page 39,975
68 Keele University Keele University's Twitter page 39,186
69 Birmingham City University Birmingham City University's Twitter page 39,164
70 Bangor University Bangor University's Twitter page 38,882
71 Royal Academy of Music, University of London Royal Academy of Music, University of London's Twitter page 37,834
72 The University of Northampton The University of Northampton's Twitter page 37,539
73 University of Stirling University of Stirling's Twitter page 37,255
74 Northumbria University Northumbria University's Twitter page 37,215
75 Edge Hill University Edge Hill University's Twitter page 36,980
76 University of Westminster University of Westminster's Twitter page 36,788
77 The University of Law The University of Law's Twitter page 36,520
78 Robert Gordon University Robert Gordon University's Twitter page 36,378
79 Goldsmiths, University of London Goldsmiths, University of London's Twitter page 35,948
80 University of South Wales University of South Wales's Twitter page 35,741
81 Staffordshire University Staffordshire University's Twitter page 35,667
82 University of Bradford University of Bradford's Twitter page 35,568
83 University of the West of England University of the West of England's Twitter page 35,356
84 Bath Spa University Bath Spa University's Twitter page 35,245
85 University of Wolverhampton University of Wolverhampton's Twitter page 34,662
86 University of Gloucestershire University of Gloucestershire's Twitter page 34,066
87 University of Chester University of Chester's Twitter page 33,324
88 Guildhall School of Music and Drama Guildhall School of Music and Drama's Twitter page 33,149
89 Edinburgh Napier University Edinburgh Napier University's Twitter page 32,901
90 Anglia Ruskin University Anglia Ruskin University's Twitter page 31,548
91 City, University of London City, University of London's Twitter page 31,485
92 Middlesex University Middlesex University's Twitter page 30,228
93 Aberystwyth University Aberystwyth University's Twitter page 29,435
94 Royal College of Music Royal College of Music's Twitter page 29,311
95 Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff Metropolitan University's Twitter page 28,664
96 Heriot-Watt University Heriot-Watt University's Twitter page 28,339
97 Royal Holloway, University of London Royal Holloway, University of London's Twitter page 27,962
98 Newcastle University Newcastle University's Twitter page 26,877
99 Abertay University Abertay University's Twitter page 26,661
100 University of Roehampton University of Roehampton's Twitter page 26,461
101 University of Greenwich University of Greenwich's Twitter page 26,432
102 University of East London University of East London's Twitter page 25,931
103 Brunel University London Brunel University London's Twitter page 25,345
104 Falmouth University Falmouth University's Twitter page 24,546
105 Cranfield University Cranfield University's Twitter page 24,469
106 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama's Twitter page 24,465
107 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's Twitter page 23,748
108 Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow Caledonian University's Twitter page 23,470
109 University of Sunderland University of Sunderland's Twitter page 22,544
110 London South Bank University London South Bank University's Twitter page 22,447
111 University of the West of Scotland University of the West of Scotland's Twitter page 22,132
112 University of Bolton University of Bolton's Twitter page 22,086
113 York St John University York St John University's Twitter page 21,883
114 Liverpool Hope University Liverpool Hope University's Twitter page 21,552
115 Royal Veterinary College University of London Royal Veterinary College University of London's Twitter page 21,300
116 Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine's Twitter page 20,661
117 London Metropolitan University London Metropolitan University's Twitter page 20,491
118 Canterbury Christ Church University Canterbury Christ Church University's Twitter page 20,459
119 University of Wales Trinity Saint David University of Wales Trinity Saint David's Twitter page 19,848
120 University of Worcester University of Worcester's Twitter page 19,774
121 Wrexham Glyndwr University Wrexham Glyndwr University's Twitter page 19,285
122 Birkbeck, University of London Birkbeck, University of London's Twitter page 18,994
123 Queen Margaret University Queen Margaret University's Twitter page 18,881
124 Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts's Twitter page 18,551
125 University of Chichester University of Chichester's Twitter page 17,429
126 University of Cumbria University of Cumbria's Twitter page 17,351
127 Royal Northern College of Music Royal Northern College of Music's Twitter page 17,135
128 Leeds Trinity University Leeds Trinity University's Twitter page 16,520
129 Harper Adams University Harper Adams University's Twitter page 16,440
130 The University of Buckingham The University of Buckingham's Twitter page 16,426
131 Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance's Twitter page 15,910
132 University of the Highlands and Islands University of the Highlands and Islands's Twitter page 14,992
133 The University of Winchester The University of Winchester's Twitter page 14,965
134 University for the Creative Arts University for the Creative Arts's Twitter page 14,917
135 University of Bedfordshire University of Bedfordshire's Twitter page 14,547
136 St Mary's University, Twickenham St Mary's University, Twickenham's Twitter page 13,928
137 Scotland's Rural College Scotland's Rural College's Twitter page 13,797
138 Leeds Arts University Leeds Arts University's Twitter page 13,313
139 Rose Bruford College Rose Bruford College's Twitter page 13,092
140 Leeds Conservatoire Leeds Conservatoire's Twitter page 12,947
141 Hartpury University and Hartpury College Hartpury University and Hartpury College's Twitter page 12,759
142 University of West London University of West London's Twitter page 12,678
143 Buckinghamshire New University Buckinghamshire New University's Twitter page 12,625
144 St George's, University of London St George's, University of London's Twitter page 12,269
145 Norwich University of the Arts Norwich University of the Arts's Twitter page 12,199
146 University of Wales University of Wales's Twitter page 11,961
147 Royal Agricultural University Royal Agricultural University's Twitter page 11,162
148 Regent's University London Regent's University London's Twitter page 9,947
149 Arts University Bournemouth Arts University Bournemouth's Twitter page 9,874
150 University of Suffolk University of Suffolk's Twitter page 9,316
151 Plymouth College of Art Plymouth College of Art's Twitter page 8,882
152 Bishop Grosseteste University Bishop Grosseteste University's Twitter page 8,864
153 School of Advanced Study, University of London School of Advanced Study, University of London's Twitter page 8,567
154 Ravensbourne University London Ravensbourne University London's Twitter page 8,533
155 Northern School of Contemporary Dance Northern School of Contemporary Dance's Twitter page 7,781
156 University College Birmingham University College Birmingham's Twitter page 6,212
157 Plymouth Marjon University Plymouth Marjon University's Twitter page 6,012
158 Writtle University College Writtle University College's Twitter page 5,894
159 Newman University, Birmingham Newman University, Birmingham's Twitter page 4,993
160 Ulster University Ulster University's Twitter page 4,091
161 The London Institute of Banking and Finance The London Institute of Banking and Finance's Twitter page 3,738
162 Richmond, The American International University in London Richmond, The American International University in London's Twitter page 2,597
163 European School of Economics European School of Economics's Twitter page 959
164 The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London's Twitter page 391
165 Solent University Solent University's Twitter page 38

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