THE University of Winchester has shot up in the latest university rankings guide.

Guardian University Guide 2014 has placed them 66th - some 21 places higher than they were last year.

The university's law, education, and business provision also climbed the subject league tables.

Professor Elizabeth Stuart, the university's deputy vice-chancellor, said: “The University of Winchester is constantly striving to enhance the quality of its student experience.

“We are naturally delighted when this is reflected in the rankings. It is a testament to the passion and dedication of our staff.”

Winchester also went up six places in the Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey, published in April, going from 28th to 22nd place.