Royal Holloway has made the list of the UK's top 30 best universities.

The college at Egham Hill, now part of the University of London, sits at number 28 in the league table published by the independently compiled Complete University Guide.

The guide assesses performance including student satisfaction, research quality and entry requirements.

Royal Holloway also makes it into the top ten for three of its subject areas - creative writing, geology and marketing.

Professor Paul Layzell, Principal of Royal Holloway said: “Royal Holloway is privileged to be home to some of the world’s leading authorities in science, the arts, management, economics and law. I am delighted that our strength in these areas has been recognised by having three subject areas in the top ten in the UK.

“We continually invest in resources for our students and to advance the positive impact we can achieve as a research-intensive university. In September we opened the Emily Wilding Davison Building, a state-of-the-art facility which brings together our library, employability and student services.

“Later this year we will open the Beatrice Shilling Building, which will be home to the Department of Electronic Engineering. This technology led building will provide high quality facilities for all students and staff.”

This is the second league table to rank Royal Holloway in the top 30. The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 also placed Royal Holloway at 28 in its UK universities rankings.