The University of Cambridge is consistently ranked among the foremost universities in the world. According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities, compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Cambridge is Europe's top Higher Education Institution. The Guardian places the University as the top UK institution. In 2011, the QS World University Rankings placed Cambridge as the world's top performing Higher Education Institution for the second year running. Cambridge has also been placed top of the Times Higher Education table of tables and the Sunday Times University Guide. In 2012 the University of Cambridge was ranked 3rd in the Times Higher Education World University Reputation rankings, 1st in the Complete University Guide 2014 ranking of UK Universities, 2nd in the 2012/13 QS World University Rankings and 2nd in the 2012 US News World's Best Universities rankings.