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QS top 200 universities in the world 2018

The UK is now home to fewer top-400, top-200, and top-100 universities than last year, according to the latest QS rankings. In the rankings’ uppermost echelon, the University of Cambridge drops to 5th position – its lowest rank since the inaugural QS World University Rankings of 2004.

The table is here:

The Guardian reports here:

The Guardian says that cuts are to blame:

Meanwhile the Telegraph quotes "experts" blaming a push to admit more disadvantaged students for the decline: