theunipod Social Media Rankings 2013

Here at theunipod we were keen to look into the way universities use social media as part of their recruitment, marketing and branding strategy, and the effect it is having. We have put together theunipod Social Media Ranking of UK universities to give some insight.

Analysis of the rankings: so what does all of this mean?

Rank Uni name Country Facebook Twitter YouTube No. of Students
1 Oxford University England 1,109,699 85,808 15,694 25,595
2 University of Cambridge England 504,342 69,904 26,179 19,945
3 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) England 90,201 10,698 16,087 9,805
4 University of Salford England 110,970 19,845 485 21,755
5 Oxford Brookes University England 73,372 12,941 1,043 18,425
6 University College London (UCL) England 69,658 18,035 4,245 25,525
7 Imperial College London England 47,982 22,010 5,145 16,000
8 University of Edinburgh Scotland 50,602 26,954 6,912 27,675
9 University of Glasgow Scotland 51,948 29,815 805 26,395
10 Edinburgh Napier University Scotland 53,315 11,367 256 14,060
11 Lancaster University England 41,324 20,011 542 13,075
12 University of Sheffield England 47,661 30,244 1,326 25,965
13 University of Birmingham England 47,768 30,863 1,864 31,070
14 Cardiff University Wales 43,768 27,110 330 30,000
15= Coventry University England 50,030 15,030 3,032 31,045
15= University of Kent England 42,331 16,796 765 20,310
17 University of Warwick England 36,677 27,433 1,165 27,440
18 Robert Gordon University Scotland 39,519 7,908 284 12,700
19 University of Southampton England 39,248 16,674 1,189 24,135
20 Royal Holloway, University of London England 30,335 8,794 56 9,865
21 University of Nottingham England 34,182 24,124 4,669 35,630
22 Aston University England 22,421 16,445 378 10,200
23 Queen Mary, University of London England 31,108 14,962 206 14,860
24= Middlesex University England 43,784 10,559 358 23,540
24= University of Surrey England 24,961 18,843 2,589 15,055
26 Regent's University London 18,363 4,647 242 4,500
27= Bangor University Wales 40,332 13,629 335 23,545
27= University of East Anglia England 29,888 18,491 645 17,610
29 University of Sussex England 17,446 25,187 661 13,130
30 University of Essex England 27,887 16,108 981 15,215
31 University of Bath England 20,225 23,692 670 15,135
32 Goldsmiths, University of London England 19,457 13,214 746 8,465
33 University of Buckingham England 4,718 5,985 88 1,885
34 University of Exeter England 22,979 21,023 821 18,720
35 University of Westminster England 32,144 12,419 1,278 21,500
36 ?University of Aberdeen Scotland 20,011 18,420 437 15,515
37 Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Scotland 24,015 8,479 319 10,870
38 Keele University England 15,825 15,370 339 10,655
39 University of York England 17,155 20,714 749 17,405
40 University of Sunderland England 30,254 7,548 245 17,380
41 Nottingham Trent University England 28,802 14,731 672 27,930
42 Sheffield Hallam University England 26,639 20,309 311 37,160
43 University of Dundee Scotland 20,412 16,029 372 16,585
44 Brunel University England 27,191 7,717 769 15,885
45 University of Leicester England 16,287 16,896 3,368 17,055
46 University of Central Lancashire England 29,679 12,533 524 31,530
47 University of Strathclyde Scotland 22,061 14,131 635 19,870
48 Arts University Bournemouth England 8,297 3,107 145 2,865
49= Leeds Metropolitan University England 18,270 17,940 1,888 27,985
49= Northumbria University England 25,039 13,220 322 29,300
51 King's College London (University of London) England 16,839 18,676 1,722 26,460
52 University of Abertay Dundee Scotland 6,680 9,275 268 4,930
53 City University England 23,074 9,201 622 19,340
54 Newcastle University England 25,354 7,600 638 21,055
55 University of Leeds England 10,944 26,417 554 32,510
56= Staffordshire University England 20,574 11,898 312 21,760
56= University of Lincoln England 17,537 10,513 543 15,130
58= Manchester Metropolitan University England 16,616 20,440 292 34,595
58= York St John University England 9,278 7,911 110 5,975
60 Canterbury Christ Church University England 24,451 6,488 173 19,105
61 University of Derby England 15,400 14,221 656 18,495
62 Kingston University England 16,002 16,763 896 26,180
63= Plymouth University England 17,433 17,429 258 31,105
63= University of Gloucestershire England 12,051 9,278 257 9,080
65 University of Liverpool England 10,297 20,017 654 21,875
66 University of Brighton England 16,631 13,785 412 22,075
67 The University of Roehampton England 12,748 8,119 181 9,255
68 Birmingham City University England 19,107 11,543 499 23,440
69 University of Portsmouth England 16,997 13,455 321 23,830
70 Aberystwyth University Wales 13,303 12,130 608 15,605
71 University of East London England 20,413 9,171 385 23,225
72= University of Bristol England 1,244 24,189 2,405 19,220
72= University of Wolverhampton England 19,732 8,929 384 21,510
74= Southampton Solent University England 15,298 8,756 233 14,750
74= University of Hertfordshire England 19,210 10,468 487 27,230
74= University of Stirling Scotland 14,028 7,184 125 11,120
77 Bath Spa University England 8,068 10,228 99 8,550
78= Falmouth University England 2,784 8,163 56 3,985
78= Loughborough University England 12,192 11,982 488 16,195
80 Teeside University England 12,803 16,534 322 28,040
81= Cardiff Metropolitan University Wales 14,572 7,503 79 13,105
81= University of Chester England 12,736 10,584 263 15,215
83 University of St Andrews Scotland 4,266 14,380 536 9,850
84 Edge Hill University England 12,513 14,235 341 22,350
85 University of Greenwich England 19,545 8,369 501 26,445
86 London Metropolitan University England 19,713 6,812 729 23,485
87= Bournemouth University England 8,947 15,526 1,030 19,750
87= University of Hull England 11,807 15,060 120 23,315
89 Queen's University, Belfast Northern Ireland 13,362 13,223 46 22,990
90 Leeds Trinity University England 3,983 5,052 55 3,320
91 University of Bolton England 9,590 7,687 93 8,825
92 University of Huddersfield England 11,837 13,716 385 22,340
93 University of Chichester England 3,101 9,870 31 5,640
94 University for the Creative Arts England 10,650 5,158 297 8,125
95 University of Bradford England 7,398 13,316 524 14,210
96= De Montfort University England 14,853 9,273 480 21,975
96= University of Bedfordshire England 19,048 5,165 468 22,275
98 Bishop Grosseteste University England 3,588 2,465 9 2,255
99 Liverpool Hope University England 6,886 7,126 60 7,770
100 London South Bank University England 15,877 6,463 287 23,350
101 School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) England 2,140 7,931 720 5,400
102 Durham University England 7,523 10,796 949 16,570
103= Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland 11,759 7,080 0 16,120
103= Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Scotland 5,140 5,043 62 5,245
105= Anglia Ruskin University England 9,429 10,419 185 21,605
105= Glyndwr University Wales 6,982 6,901 165 9,535
105= Swansea University Wales 8,752 10,502 193 19,790
108 University of Northampton England 9,111 7,857 240 14,605
109 Swansea Metropolitan University 4,315 5,921 0 5,985
110 University of West England, Bristol England 15,528 4,654 1,050 30,390
111= Liverpool John Moores University England 9,156 9,807 842 24,455
111= University of Ulster Northern Ireland 5,627 14,534 120 26,570
113 University of the Highlands and Islands Scotland 6,261 4,852 59 7,505
114 Harper Adams University 3,753 5,278 244 6,405
115= University of Reading England 4,640 8,788 329 13,505
115= University of the Arts, London England 6,218 9,804 633 22,315
117 University of Manchester England 12,600 2,971 2,728 40,680
118= University of Cumbria England 3,948 5,831 100 10,710
118= University of South Wales Wales 5,448 9,405 77 31,550
118= University of West Scotland Scotland 7,292 4,160 109 14,845
121 University of Winchester England 2,285 4,751 201 6,330
122 University of St Mark & St John 2,403 1,266 8 2,845
123= Newman University Birmingham England 2,306 1,532 47 3,150
123= University of West London England 5,995 3,149 128 12,400
125 University of Wales Trinity Saint David Wales 3,132 2,955 94 6,145
126 University of Worcester England 1,600 5,570 116 10,695
127 Buckinghamshire New University England 2,153 4,105 180 9,775
128 University College Birmingham England 2,902 815 0 11,275

Copyright for these results are owned by theunipod.
The results may be republished if the statement "copyright of theunipod" is displayed along with a link to www.theunipod.com