Top UK Universities on Twitter

2020 Twitter University Ranking


What are the most popular UK Universities on Twitter? EduListing tries to answer this question by publishing the 2020 Twitter University Ranking of all UK higher-education institutions on Twitter meeting the following EduListing 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 575,333
2 University of Cambridge University of Cambridge's Twitter page 510,160
3 London Business School London Business School's Twitter page 167,811
4 The University of Sheffield The University of Sheffield's Twitter page 121,412
5 University of Birmingham University of Birmingham's Twitter page 118,158
6 The University of Edinburgh The University of Edinburgh's Twitter page 113,734
7 Imperial College London Imperial College London's Twitter page 109,971
8 University of Leeds University of Leeds's Twitter page 103,924
9 University of Glasgow University of Glasgow's Twitter page 102,484
10 King's College London King's College London's Twitter page 101,890
11 The London School of Economics and Political Science The London School of Economics and Political Science's Twitter page 94,893
12 The University of Nottingham The University of Nottingham's Twitter page 85,371
13 University of Bristol University of Bristol's Twitter page 83,365
14 Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield Hallam University's Twitter page 82,461
15 The University of Warwick The University of Warwick's Twitter page 80,322
16 Cardiff University Cardiff University's Twitter page 79,713
17 University College London University College London's Twitter page 72,826
18 University of Sussex University of Sussex's Twitter page 71,948
19 The University of York The University of York's Twitter page 71,646
20 University of Bath University of Bath's Twitter page 68,991
21 Coventry University Coventry University's Twitter page 67,977
22 University of Exeter University of Exeter's Twitter page 67,776
23 University of Liverpool University of Liverpool's Twitter page 63,866
24 University of Aberdeen University of Aberdeen's Twitter page 63,764
25 The University of Manchester The University of Manchester's Twitter page 63,584
26 The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London's Twitter page 62,471
27 University of Plymouth University of Plymouth's Twitter page 60,835
28 University of East Anglia University of East Anglia's Twitter page 60,034
29 Lancaster University Lancaster University's Twitter page 59,888
30 University of London University of London's Twitter page 59,790
31 Leeds Beckett University Leeds Beckett University's Twitter page 59,091
32 Nottingham Trent University Nottingham Trent University's Twitter page 58,608
33 University of Surrey University of Surrey's Twitter page 58,433
34 University of Dundee University of Dundee's Twitter page 55,852
35 Queen Mary University of London Queen Mary University of London's Twitter page 54,968
36 University of Southampton University of Southampton's Twitter page 54,576
37 University of Leicester University of Leicester's Twitter page 53,633
38 Bournemouth University Bournemouth University's Twitter page 53,173
39 University of Reading University of Reading's Twitter page 53,009
40 De Montfort University De Montfort University's Twitter page 51,397
41 University of Kent University of Kent's Twitter page 50,840
42 University of Strathclyde University of Strathclyde's Twitter page 49,703
43 University of Salford University of Salford's Twitter page 49,628
44 Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester Metropolitan University's Twitter page 49,552
45 Loughborough University Loughborough University's Twitter page 49,368
46 Durham University Durham University's Twitter page 47,821
47 Swansea University Swansea University's Twitter page 47,389
48 University of the Arts London University of the Arts London's Twitter page 47,211
49 University of Central Lancashire University of Central Lancashire's Twitter page 46,880
50 University of St Andrews University of St Andrews's Twitter page 46,834
51 University of Essex University of Essex's Twitter page 46,832
52 Glasgow School of Art Glasgow School of Art's Twitter page 46,778
53 Queen's University Belfast Queen's University Belfast's Twitter page 46,733
54 Kingston University Kingston University's Twitter page 46,549
55 Royal College of Art Royal College of Art's Twitter page 44,709
56 Teesside University Teesside University's Twitter page 44,111
57 University of Hertfordshire University of Hertfordshire's Twitter page 43,602
58 The University of Hull The University of Hull's Twitter page 43,473
59 University of Huddersfield University of Huddersfield's Twitter page 43,438
60 SOAS, University of London SOAS, University of London's Twitter page 41,879
61 University of Portsmouth University of Portsmouth's Twitter page 41,323
62 University of Derby University of Derby's Twitter page 41,318
63 University of Brighton University of Brighton's Twitter page 39,922
64 University of Lincoln University of Lincoln's Twitter page 39,595
65 Oxford Brookes University Oxford Brookes University's Twitter page 38,885
66 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London's Twitter page 38,469
67 Aston University Aston University's Twitter page 38,333
68 Keele University Keele University's Twitter page 37,901
69 Bangor University Bangor University's Twitter page 37,466
70 The University of Northampton The University of Northampton's Twitter page 37,229
71 Birmingham City University Birmingham City University's Twitter page 36,852
72 Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool John Moores University's Twitter page 36,368
73 Royal Academy of Music, University of London Royal Academy of Music, University of London's Twitter page 35,951
74 Edge Hill University Edge Hill University's Twitter page 35,340
75 The University of Law The University of Law's Twitter page 34,895
76 Robert Gordon University Robert Gordon University's Twitter page 34,750
77 Bath Spa University Bath Spa University's Twitter page 34,724
78 Staffordshire University Staffordshire University's Twitter page 34,713
79 University of Stirling University of Stirling's Twitter page 34,694
80 University of Westminster University of Westminster's Twitter page 34,275
81 Northumbria University Northumbria University's Twitter page 34,077
82 Goldsmiths, University of London Goldsmiths, University of London's Twitter page 33,971
83 University of South Wales University of South Wales's Twitter page 33,737
84 University of Gloucestershire University of Gloucestershire's Twitter page 33,663
85 University of Wolverhampton University of Wolverhampton's Twitter page 33,199
86 University of Bradford University of Bradford's Twitter page 32,771
87 University of Chester University of Chester's Twitter page 32,282
88 University of the West of England University of the West of England's Twitter page 32,193
89 Edinburgh Napier University Edinburgh Napier University's Twitter page 31,204
90 Anglia Ruskin University Anglia Ruskin University's Twitter page 30,534
91 City, University of London City, University of London's Twitter page 29,221
92 Middlesex University Middlesex University's Twitter page 28,696
93 Aberystwyth University Aberystwyth University's Twitter page 28,357
94 Royal College of Music Royal College of Music's Twitter page 28,030
95 Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff Metropolitan University's Twitter page 26,740
96 Heriot-Watt University Heriot-Watt University's Twitter page 26,429
97 Royal Holloway, University of London Royal Holloway, University of London's Twitter page 25,935
98 University of Roehampton University of Roehampton's Twitter page 25,696
99 Abertay University Abertay University's Twitter page 25,602
100 University of Greenwich University of Greenwich's Twitter page 24,621
101 Newcastle University Newcastle University's Twitter page 24,529
102 University of East London University of East London's Twitter page 24,436
103 Falmouth University Falmouth University's Twitter page 24,197
104 Brunel University London Brunel University London's Twitter page 23,769
105 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama's Twitter page 23,071
106 Cranfield University Cranfield University's Twitter page 22,784
107 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's Twitter page 22,486
108 University of Sunderland University of Sunderland's Twitter page 21,038
109 York St John University York St John University's Twitter page 21,037
110 University of Bolton University of Bolton's Twitter page 20,829
111 London South Bank University London South Bank University's Twitter page 20,489
112 University of the West of Scotland University of the West of Scotland's Twitter page 20,321
113 Liverpool Hope University Liverpool Hope University's Twitter page 20,064
114 London Metropolitan University London Metropolitan University's Twitter page 19,429
115 Canterbury Christ Church University Canterbury Christ Church University's Twitter page 19,135
116 Wrexham Glyndwr University Wrexham Glyndwr University's Twitter page 18,834
117 University of Wales Trinity Saint David University of Wales Trinity Saint David's Twitter page 18,763
118 Royal Veterinary College University of London Royal Veterinary College University of London's Twitter page 18,648
119 University of Worcester University of Worcester's Twitter page 18,621
120 Queen Margaret University Queen Margaret University's Twitter page 17,701
121 Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts's Twitter page 17,559
122 Birkbeck, University of London Birkbeck, University of London's Twitter page 17,198
123 University of Chichester University of Chichester's Twitter page 17,023
124 University of Cumbria University of Cumbria's Twitter page 16,748
125 Royal Northern College of Music Royal Northern College of Music's Twitter page 16,198
126 Leeds Trinity University Leeds Trinity University's Twitter page 16,050
127 Harper Adams University Harper Adams University's Twitter page 15,614
128 Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance's Twitter page 15,481
129 The University of Buckingham The University of Buckingham's Twitter page 14,564
130 University for the Creative Arts University for the Creative Arts's Twitter page 14,511
131 University of Bedfordshire University of Bedfordshire's Twitter page 14,006
132 The University of Winchester The University of Winchester's Twitter page 13,918
133 University of the Highlands and Islands University of the Highlands and Islands's Twitter page 13,753
134 St Mary's University, Twickenham St Mary's University, Twickenham's Twitter page 13,027
135 Leeds College of Music Leeds College of Music's Twitter page 12,723
136 Rose Bruford College Rose Bruford College's Twitter page 12,602
137 Scotland's Rural College Scotland's Rural College's Twitter page 12,593
138 Leeds Arts University Leeds Arts University's Twitter page 12,493
139 University of Wales University of Wales's Twitter page 12,243
140 Buckinghamshire New University Buckinghamshire New University's Twitter page 11,973
141 University of West London University of West London's Twitter page 11,973
142 Norwich University of the Arts Norwich University of the Arts's Twitter page 11,717
143 St George's, University of London St George's, University of London's Twitter page 10,644
144 Royal Agricultural University Royal Agricultural University's Twitter page 10,387
145 Regent's University London Regent's University London's Twitter page 9,986
146 Arts University Bournemouth Arts University Bournemouth's Twitter page 9,721
147 Plymouth College of Art Plymouth College of Art's Twitter page 8,715
148 Bishop Grosseteste University Bishop Grosseteste University's Twitter page 8,438
149 Ravensbourne Ravensbourne's Twitter page 8,418
150 Northern School of Contemporary Dance Northern School of Contemporary Dance's Twitter page 7,652
151 School of Advanced Study, University of London School of Advanced Study, University of London's Twitter page 7,442
152 University College Birmingham University College Birmingham's Twitter page 5,958
153 University of St Mark and St John University of St Mark and St John's Twitter page 5,615
154 Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow Caledonian University's Twitter page 4,748
155 Newman University, Birmingham Newman University, Birmingham's Twitter page 4,715
156 Ulster University Ulster University's Twitter page 3,880
157 Heythrop College Heythrop College's Twitter page 2,616
158 Richmond, The American International University in London Richmond, The American International University in London's Twitter page 2,519
159 European School of Economics European School of Economics's Twitter page 947
160 Solent University Solent University's Twitter page 36

Report errors

Related resources