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Cambridge University loses world number one spot

Cambridge ranked second in the world
Cambridge ranked second in the world Credit: Chris Radburn/PA

The University of Cambridge has ended it's two-year reign as the world's best institution according to a new league table which ranks leading universities.

Cambridge slips to second and concedes top spot to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The league table was published in the annual QS World University Rankings.


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