Kent University is among the best in the country according to a respected league table.
The Times Higher "Poll of Polls" ranks Kent at 20th place. It was also the biggest climber in the league.
Video. It is being billed as one of the biggest changes to higher education for generations and some believe it could spell the end of the university campus all together. The first wave of a new generation of free online lectures and courses has just been launched in this country.
But will they result in higher education learning a tough lesson, as they lose income from tuition fees? Our Social Affairs correspondent Christine Alsford reports.