Russell Group


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Russell Group

A group of 20 UK universities which are regarded as Britain’s most prestigious universities for research, education and learning, and have tight links with business and the public sector.

Russell Group
• University of Birmingham
• University of Bristol
• University of Cambridge
• Cardiff University
• University of Edinburgh
• University of Glasgow
• Imperial College London
• King's College London
• University of Leeds
• University of Liverpool
• London School of Economics & Political Science
• University of Manchester
• Newcastle University
• University of Nottingham
• University of Oxford
• Queen's University Belfast
• University of Sheffield
• University of Southampton
• University College London
• University of Warwick
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The move means staff from 63 institutions, including Cardiff and all Russell Group universities, could walk-out on March 21 if their demands are not met.
Its fellow members of the Russell Group include Oxford,Cambridg e,and some of the most distinguished red-brick universities around the UK.
The report drawn up by a group of economists for the Russell Group of 19 leading universities argues that Government funding will not be enough to provide universities with the facilities and staff they need in the future.
The Russell Group, which represents 24 of the UK's leading universities including Newcastle and Durham, said that other nations are pumping millions of pounds into research and higher education.
The university is a member of the elite Russell Group, which only takes on the top performing sixth formers and does not usually accept those who only have A-levels in certain "softer" subjects.
"Cardiff is Wales' only member of the Russell Group of Britain's leading universities.
The university is a member of the Russell Group, made up of the top research universities who once planned to set up a British version of the American Ivy League and lobbied hard for higher fees.
It is a founder member of the Russell Group, named after a London hotel, which involves 19 other institutions including Birmingham University.
Under Thatcher, Major, Blair and Brown the situation has deteriorated to the stage where money and privilege are the most important factors in recruitment to Russell Group universities which is why, weirdly, it is the coalition's intention to try to redress this imbalance.
The Index reports wide disparities in recruitment practices, with 50 per cent of government department hires coming from Russell Group universities.
More than a fifth (21 per cent) went on to study at a Russell Group university - generally considered to be the most prestigious in the UK.
More than a third (39%) went on to study at a Russell Group university - generally considered to be the most prestigious in the UK.