The Guardian advises new students

Yesterday, The Guardian released their university guide for 2012.

Cambridge came out on top this year, knocking Oxford into second after a six-year reign in pole position.

You can view the main league table, as well as look at course specific ratings. There is a potted lowdown on the main features and information for each university. There is even a league table for specialist institutions.

Worth noting is the range of useful articles The Guardian also published with the guide. Here are some of the pieces for hopeful students this year and next: