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The Top 3 Universities for Wifi - reviewed by 4,986 students

Posted by: on 11th August 2015

Clearing is drawing closer, and thousands of students will soon decide on which University they will pack for in September.

Whether you’re researching the next big coursework, Skyping family, or watching the latest series, having good access to the internet is absolutely essential. Poor Wifi can seriously affect your time at University, as one StudentCrowd member left this review:

Brilliant uni but internet is absolutely dreadful!

In response to this trend, all UK Universities are heavily investing in their Wifi and internet networks. This article applauds the best 3 Universities for giving students the broadest of broadband connections.

How do we know these are the best 3?

4,986 students across the UK reviewed their University Wifi, as part of rating 5 essential University criteria. We’ve crunched the data to bring you the best 3 by average review score.

Picking one of these 3 Universities will ensure you have more internet connectivity than you know what to do with!


Average rating:
4.71 / 5
1st. Durham University

Students love the wifi coverage around the entire campus including access at all 16 colleges at the University, so it is no surprise that Durham University is ranked first. The wifi network at Durham University complements the amazing facilities which are widely approved by students at the University. The network allows Durham students to access the large range of resources provided by Durham University Online, which enhances the student experience.

Read 65 reviews by students
Amazing, the collegiate system really helps to form a close knit community and the facilities and staff are fantastic!
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Average rating:
4.69 / 5
2nd. University of Edinburgh

Supporting over 65,000 members and visitors at The University of Edinburgh, students at the University told us that they can connect to Eduroam from almost anywhere on campus. Also students of the University enjoy speeds of up to 28.67Mbps (according to BroadbandSpeedChecker) alllowing them to access the range of online resources provided by the University online portal called MyEd Source.

Read 97 reviews by students
Campus is great, Internet fast and everywhere and the student union is amazing
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Average rating:
4.68 / 5
3rd. University of Glasgow

Students at The University of Glasgow enjoy internet speeds up to 36.3 Mbps (according to TestMyNet) so it's no wonder that the University has been voted the 3rd best for Wifi in the UK. As well as being fast, you can connect to the Wifi almost everywhere on campus. This gives students access to the online portal provided by the University of Glasgow called MyGlasgow, which includes a range of resources such as University emails and a virtual library.

Read 48 reviews by students
Great university, Great facilities Wifi in all areas

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