The Most Googled Russell Group Universities

The Most Googled Russell Group Universities

Posted in Courses, News on Nov 19, 2019 by

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New research from the Knowledge Academy has revealed the most searched for Russell Group Universities, and the results are surprising.

You would think that Oxbridge would dominate google searches, but in fact the University of Manchester and the University of Sheffield came top with 94,1000 searches a piece each MONTH! They were closely followed by the University of Nottingham (91,500) and the University of Birmingham (91,410).

Cambridge came 7th with 74,370 searches beating Oxford by 2 places and 380 searches.

See the full list below for each university's monthly searches.

  1. University of Manchester - 94,100

  2. University of Sheffield - 94,100

  3. University of Nottingham - 91,500

  4. University of Birmingham - 91,410

  5. University of Edinburgh - 76,400

  6. University of Leeds - 74,390

  7. University of Cambridge - 74,380

  8. University of Bristol - 74,210

  9. University of Oxford - 74,000

  10. University of Warwick - 61,480

  11. King's College London - 61,230

  12. University of Liverpool - 61,220

  13. University of Glasgow - 61,090

  14. University of Exeter - 60,710

  15. Imperial College London - 60,500

  16. Newcastle University - 53,620

  17. University of Southampton - 49,640

  18. Cardiff University - 49,500

  19. Durham University - 49,500

  20. University of York - 33,580

  21. University College London - 23,180

  22. Queen Mary, University of London - 22,340

  23. London School of Economics & Political Science - 20,600

  24. Queen's University Belfast - 14,870


To achieve this, The Knowledge Academy inputted each Russell Group University in the keyword analytics section of online visibility and marketing tool SEM Rush, to establish the search volume: ‘volume’ is the average number of monthly searches for a given keyword over a 12-month period.