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#1
4.62 /5
4.62 /5

Loughborough University

  One of the best things that ever happened to me was starting my studies at Loughborough University. Lecturers are amazing and they give their best t...
By member657938 On 15th May 2021
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#2
4.62 /5
4.62 /5

The University of Sheffield

  The university has the greatest facilities. The lecturers are knowledgeable. All the teaching buildings and libraries are distinct and splendid. The c...
By member1260061 On 13th June 2021
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#3
4.53 /5
4.53 /5

University of Cambridge

  Very strong academically, a little off with societies and social opportunities this year because of covid. Honestly, not much the university could hav...
By member1059417 On 2nd June 2021
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#4
4.53 /5
4.53 /5

University of Dundee

  The University of Dundee has a great way of teaching, as you can learn a lot without stressing too much. Furthermore, it offers a lot of opportunities...
By member558309 On 19th May 2021
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#5
4.48 /5
4.48 /5

Harper Adams University

  My years at Harper have been absolutely amazing! It really does feel like a true 'community'. Harper graduates are also so respected in the real world...
By member850365 On 11th August 2020
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#6
4.46 /5
4.46 /5

Bangor University

  An overall amazing uni. It’s sad I’ve only realised how incredible it was since doing a Masters at a Russell Group uni. Bangor may not be the best on ...
By member1154462 On 22nd February 2021
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#7
4.46 /5
4.46 /5

University of St Andrews

  Beautiful university with excellent clubs and societies. The student experience and teaching quality is excellent. Wouldn’t recommend to someone looki...
By member1355096 On 10th March 2021
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#8
4.44 /5
4.44 /5

University of Exeter

  University of Exeter has met expectations I did not even have before. Half of the lecturers for my course (Sports and Exercise Medical Science) were v...
By member657802 On 14th May 2021
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#9
4.41 /5
4.41 /5

University of Bath

  I hardly ever go to the campus this semester due to the pademic, but I can feel that the teachers and the staffs are friendly and patient....
By member1355480 On 22nd March 2021
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#10
4.41 /5
4.41 /5

Nottingham Trent University (NTU)

  NTU is a great university to fuel the start of any career. The approach of lectures, seminars and even Grand Challenge when you’re taking engineering ...
By member759653 On 7th June 2021
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#11
4.38 /5
4.38 /5

University of Leeds

  Leeds University is also a very good place, it is full of academic atmosphere. I can interact very friendly with the teacher, but unfortunately the r...
By member1354232 On 16th February 2021
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#12
4.36 /5
4.36 /5

University of Nottingham

  The university has been very communicative throughout my entire experience. They offer a lot support for your coursework, wellbeing and any other quer...
By member556583 On 20th April 2021
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#13
4.35 /5
4.35 /5

Newcastle University

  Very beautiful campus and I enjoy the studying atomosphere, people around are friendly, carrier service is offered from day 1 you become a member of t...
By member859530 On 3rd June 2021
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#14
4.35 /5
4.35 /5

University of Glasgow

  I am very pleased with my living experience during my Masters programme here at Merchant Studios. It is a very clean and tidy building and the staff a...
By member1259963 On 11th June 2021
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#15
4.33 /5
4.33 /5

University of Birmingham

  It is really a perfect apartment that gives me a homecoming experience. I met a lot of friends here and my neighbors are all very friendly and warmhe...
By member1158353 On 20th May 2021
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#16
4.32 /5
4.32 /5

Durham University

  It’s a very comfortable, nice accommodation. The area is very convenient as there is a large tesco store 1 minute away, and restaurants within a shor...
By member1159657 On 7th June 2021
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#17
4.29 /5
4.29 /5

University of Warwick

  Very nice student accommodation with friendly reception and peaceful environment. The location is very convenient as well. By the way The staffs provi...
By member755278 On 16th March 2021
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#18
4.28 /5
4.28 /5

Lancaster University

  I visited St Leonard's House during the pandemic. The whole St. Leonard's team was super polite, nice and accommodating. They took care of each and ev...
By member555106 On 10th March 2021
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#19
4.28 /5
4.28 /5

University of Liverpool

  Although this year’s studies have been mainly done online, the facilities I saw and used were well organized and well used. The online work is well st...
By member1056702 On 22nd April 2021
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#20
4.27 /5
4.27 /5

University of East Anglia (UEA)

  These last three years have been some of the best of my life. The campus is beautiful, the number of clubs and societies available is insanely extensi...
By member1159692 On 8th June 2021
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#21
4.23 /5
4.23 /5

University of Portsmouth

  The university of Portsmouth is a great uni. Throughout the past year during this covid situation, they have always kept us to date and they have alwa...
By member957087 On 29th April 2021
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#22
4.22 /5
4.22 /5

University of Hull

  The last 3 years at the University of Hull were fantastic, the campus facilities were extensive ranging from places to eat to the massive library whic...
By Anarchy On 18th June 2020
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#23
4.22 /5
4.22 /5

University of Reading

  I have thoroughly enjoyed my experience at the University of Reading. My first year in halls was a great introduction to independence and the followin...
By member754340 On 18th February 2021
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#24
4.2 /5
4.2 /5

Brunel University London

  Decent UNI. Studying EEE. Massive variation in terms of tutors some are helpful some are useless. A few lectures were annoying, because we had PHD stu...
By member1053262 On 29th December 2020
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#25
4.19 /5
4.19 /5

University of York

  Unfortunately, I can’t participate in many activities due to the epidemic, but I think things will get better and better...
By member1052642 On 29th November 2020
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#26
4.19 /5
4.19 /5

Aston University

  I'm very proud to attend Aston University. Their careers team were absolutely brilliant, they really do work so hard to ensure everyone has the best c...
By member859677 On 8th June 2021
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#27
4.16 /5
4.16 /5

University of Southampton

  I am studying at the Business School of the University of Southampton. During my study here, the school can provide sufficient teaching resources, and...
By member555044 On 8th March 2021
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#28
4.16 /5
4.16 /5

UWE Bristol

  UWE has been really helpful throughout this app past year, constantly checking up on us to make sure we’re doing alright on our course during this wei...
By member758713 On 25th May 2021
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#29
4.16 /5
4.16 /5

Manchester Metropolitan University

  The facilities are great, with good internet and home environment. The staff are very friendly and can find them to repair quickly when there is a pro...
By member657539 On 10th May 2021
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#30
4.16 /5
4.16 /5

University of Strathclyde

  Due to the current pandemic situation, unfortunately I have not managed to physically attend classes at Strathclyde, however I have continued to study...
By member1259963 On 11th June 2021
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#31
4.16 /5
4.16 /5

University of Chester

  I haven’t had the opportunity to be on campus all that much this year but I have enjoyed the times I have been there. I hope I have face to face class...
By member658957 On 26th May 2021
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#32
4.15 /5
4.15 /5

University of Plymouth

  A relatively average university but I think with anything you get out what you put in. There's a wide range of clubs and societies to join. The studen...
By member954058 On 10th February 2021
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#33
4.15 /5
4.15 /5

Northumbria University

  I have placed this review under Northumbria University as it is the school that SGU has a partnership with for pre clinical years in the UK. SGU is...
By member558298 On 19th May 2021
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#34
4.15 /5
4.15 /5

University of Bristol

  Bu university is famous all over the world for its combination of outstanding academic innovation and independent and forward-looking spirit. By 2018,...
By member755604 On 25th March 2021
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#35
4.15 /5
4.15 /5

Cardiff University

  Cardiff Uni is very close to heart, all staff looks out for you and you can reach out to different departments if you need help. All students are supe...
By member658430 On 21st May 2021
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#36
4.14 /5
4.14 /5

University of Oxford

  Oxford University have amazing outreach programmes to extend their reach to many students. Would highly recommend to get a feel of the University....
By member558517 On 30th May 2021
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#37
4.14 /5
4.14 /5

Sheffield Hallam University

  From my experience so far in first year, studying law and criminology LLB, the tutors and course leaders are lovely at hallam and the opportunity’s ar...
By member559731 On 8th June 2021
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#38
4.13 /5
4.13 /5

University of Leicester

  Very good accommodation, brilliant location and the common room is great , the staff and 24 hour security are always so friendly the accommodation is ...
By member557833 On 14th May 2021
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#39
4.13 /5
4.13 /5

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)

  The lecturers are great and helpful, the TAs know what they’re doing and the campus is one of the best in London....
By member854613 On 25th February 2021
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#40
4.13 /5
4.13 /5

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA)

  Such a lovely team. I have been residing at PFH since September 2020. Rooms are incredibly comfy and well soundproofed if you are keen on. I know it i...
By member859789 On 9th June 2021
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#41
4.13 /5
4.13 /5

University of Lincoln

  Due to Covid-19, i haven’t been able to go into university as much as i would have liked, however from what i’ve seen it’s an amazing campus, plenty o...
By member1157351 On 5th May 2021
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#42
4.12 /5
4.12 /5

Keele University

  Beautiful campus. Everyone is really nice to you. You are provided with a lot of support if you are struggling. However, I haven’t experienced my cour...
By member1054441 On 22nd February 2021
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#43
4.11 /5
4.11 /5

Swansea University

  Despite the pandemic the uni did its best to offer a valuable student experience. I stayed at Bay Campus with its own private beach which is really go...
By member1158640 On 24th May 2021
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#44
4.11 /5
4.11 /5

University of Edinburgh

  Studying in Univeristy of Edinburgh is a wonderful experience which over my expects. I met excellent professors like Judith, Burkhard which helps me...
By member859841 On 10th June 2021
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#45
4.09 /5
4.09 /5

Edge Hill University

  I came for one semester as an international student from America. The campus is beautiful and the international office is extremely helpful with addre...
By member1049683 On 5th July 2020
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#46
4.08 /5
4.08 /5

University of Surrey

  I have learnt a lot from studying MSc. Structural Engineering at University of Surrey. Am a far much better Engineer and more confident about my abili...
By member1039881 On 24th June 2019
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#47
4.08 /5
4.08 /5

University of Huddersfield

  At first I worried about choosing a university, since I am an international student and did not know any recommendations. But I am pleasantly surpris...
By member1155352 On 17th March 2021
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#48
4.08 /5
4.08 /5

Imperial College London

  It is a lovely place to live and share your ideas, knowledge with other like minded students. It is a well furnished accommodation with superb locatio...
By member1056709 On 22nd April 2021
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#49
4.07 /5
4.07 /5

Glasgow Caledonian University

  Fantastic university! The campus is wonderful and modern. It has great facilities and is beautiful. Very sad that I was not visit the campus more ofte...
By member856838 On 24th April 2021
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#50
4.07 /5
4.07 /5

University of Essex

  Everything is closely accessible so I don't have a huge problem with the facilities already available but occasionally the internet on campus did beco...
By TheBadUsernane On 12th August 2020
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#51
4.06 /5
4.06 /5

The University of Manchester

  One of the most highly-regarded universities, not only in the country, but worldwide. The University of Manchester is in the city-centre, there are pl...
By member452637 On 30th April 2021
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#52
4.04 /5
4.04 /5

University of Aberdeen

  When I need a transcript and a certificate of study, the school can help me very quickly. At the same time, because of the epidemic, my student ID car...
By member958458 On 21st May 2021
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#53
4.03 /5
4.03 /5

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB)

  I like it so you might like it too depending on what you want to study if you like theory or practical work more....
By member656637 On 21st April 2021
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#54
4.03 /5
4.03 /5

University of Greenwich

  University of Greenwich is underrated university! To begin with - I completed work placement. University's employability services helped me to find ...
By member1253331 On 7th January 2021
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#55
4.02 /5
4.02 /5

Royal Holloway, University of London

  I am very pleased with my choice of university. Royal Holloway is a big university that is situated just outside of London so I can go sightseeing who...
By member657797 On 13th May 2021
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#56
4.02 /5
4.02 /5

University of Kent

  I am really enjoying my time at Kent uni.The facilities are good, the college system is a lovely way of getting people to meet new people, and the cam...
By member1053097 On 11th December 2020
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#57
4.01 /5
4.01 /5

University of Brighton

  Great facilities within the university, lectures are great with help, always offering for 1:1 or contact via email. The union is great and personally ...
By member1158434 On 21st May 2021
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#58
4.01 /5
4.01 /5

Teesside University

  Very nice university....
By member853787 On 29th January 2021
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#59
4.01 /5
4.01 /5

University of Stirling

  I like my university. The walk around the lake, the library, the reading groups. Too bad I could not go there much now....
By member856240 On 14th April 2021
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#60
4.01 /5
4.01 /5

University of Winchester

  A student accommodation flat that surprised me. The whole building is very new with high speed Wi-Fi and 24 hour secure automatic doors, free gym are...
By member1257438 On 7th May 2021
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#61
4 /5
4 /5

York St John University

  Moved in in September, although feeling apprehensive at first the staff made me feel extremely welcome and comfortable. The kitchen facilities are cle...
By member1254589 On 24th February 2021
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#62
3.99 /5
3.99 /5

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  I was looking for an ideal combination of Data Science that can build my theoratical as well as practical knowledge. Cardiff Metropolitan University h...
By member1055139 On 11th March 2021
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#63
3.98 /5
3.98 /5

University of Chichester

  Really personal, Chichester is a great town...
By member744777 On 13th January 2020
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#64
3.98 /5
3.98 /5

City, University of London

  The location is good, with supermarkets, barbican centre, gym, etc nearby. The staff from the reception is also very friendly, and whenever there is ...
By member554850 On 2nd March 2021
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#65
3.95 /5
3.95 /5

De Montfort University (DMU)

  It's a good uni but we've had no support during the pandemic which is really bad. The teachers haven't been helpful and some have even given us wrong ...
By member1054359 On 19th February 2021
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#66
3.93 /5
3.93 /5

King's College London (KCL)

  The facilities at PF Apartments are excellent! The cost is 350 pounds a week and the water grid is fully covered. The location is superior, downstairs...
By member1156133 On 13th April 2021
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#67
3.92 /5
3.92 /5

Aberystwyth University

  I studied a bachelor's degree in a business department in 2017-2020, and as an international student, I really enjoyed the way teachers approached me....
By InternationalStu On 3rd October 2020
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#68
3.92 /5
3.92 /5

University of Roehampton

  Roehampton boasts many impressive aspects from the incredible library, to the beautiful woodland campus. Many activities for students to be involved i...
By member750454 On 14th August 2020
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#69
3.91 /5
3.91 /5

Coventry University

  I’ve graduated from Coventry university and now I am studying towards my MA here too! I highly recommend choosing Coventry University. In my experienc...
By member1354011 On 9th February 2021
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#70
3.91 /5
3.91 /5

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)

  I really enjoy studying at LJMU. The staff and students are really welcoming and helpful. I am in my third year and I still love it as much as I did w...
By member956688 On 21st April 2021
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#71
3.91 /5
3.91 /5

Falmouth University

  I study interior design and its honestly such an incredible course with the most helpful and hands on tutors!...
By member648669 On 25th May 2020
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#72
3.89 /5
3.89 /5

Queen's University Belfast (QUB)

  QUB is in Belfast as you might guess. Old world class research university. Founded in 1845, has roots from 1810 and hosts several world known alumni. ...
By memberofbelfastheckk On 30th August 2020
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#73
3.89 /5
3.89 /5

Bournemouth University (BU)

  Studied game design. State of the art facilities were built for games and animation, just before we were all barred from uni due to the lock down. Hop...
By member959923 On 10th June 2021
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#74
3.86 /5
3.86 /5

University of Derby

  The BEST university. Cannot fault it here, the staff are very helpful and the education I have received here is unmatched. Facilities are incredible a...
By member1059672 On 7th June 2021
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#75
3.85 /5
3.85 /5

University of Gloucestershire

  Cos I suffer from anxiety I have yet to make the most of trying what is available here so it's not my place to rate the clubs/societies etc which is w...
By member549865 On 12th July 2020
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#76
3.84 /5
3.84 /5

Solent University, Southampton

  Solent University is really incredible. The University is very new and because of that it is not that high in the rankings, but I think that's going t...
By member858865 On 26th May 2021
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#77
3.84 /5
3.84 /5

University of Bradford

  I love the University of Bradford, it helps me to redefine myself. The quality of teaching is very very good. I love the environment and the facilitie...
By member757888 On 14th May 2021
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#78
3.83 /5
3.83 /5

University College London (UCL)

  Great location, super close to shops/supermarket and the tube. Really friendly management team that help you out with any problem you have. Super spac...
By member1359066 On 27th May 2021
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#79
3.82 /5
3.82 /5

Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU)

  BGU is a great place to study. Due to how small the campus is it has a very welcoming and homely feel to it. The best part about BGU is because it’s s...
By member457337 On 5th May 2021
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#80
3.82 /5
3.82 /5

Leeds Trinity University

  I have found Leeds Trinity University to be incredibly helpful - amazing societies and I have gained excellent skills to put on my CV...
By member458488 On 30th May 2021
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#81
3.82 /5
3.82 /5

Hartpury University

  I went to several Universities and Hartpury was the most accommodating and helpful. When I got there they did not disappoint!! Amazing place....
By member1044490 On 18th December 2019
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#82
3.82 /5
3.82 /5

Staffordshire University

  I’ve been unable to experience the full campus clubs and facilities, but the WiFi in the library is really fast, and from what I have experienced, Sta...
By member853614 On 21st January 2021
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#83
3.81 /5
3.81 /5

Bath Spa University

  Beautiful university and campus, Gardens accommodation is amazing and there's a great mix of different societies. I'm really happy I chose this uni an...
By member442794 On 17th October 2019
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#84
3.81 /5
3.81 /5

Buckinghamshire New University

  Campus provides all essential facilities specific to your course. Student union provides exceptional support with mental health and other services. Li...
By member453857 On 3rd February 2021
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#85
3.76 /5
3.76 /5

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

  A fantastic inclusive university. The teaching is really innovative and the city style campus is brilliant. The facilities are very modern with many n...
By member855994 On 9th April 2021
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#86
3.74 /5
3.74 /5

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU)

  I’ m In the second year of International Business Management, I am proud to be part of this community. During the lock down classes were not affected ...
By member1360065 On 13th June 2021
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#87
3.72 /5
3.72 /5

Robert Gordon University (RGU)

  The experience at RGU has been really smooth throughout Covid. Despite the first semester starting three weeks late I feel as if the perpetration done...
By member552016 On 10th November 2020
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#88
3.72 /5
3.72 /5

Leeds Beckett University

  My teacher recommended this University to me and I am glad I took their advice because I have had the best time at Uni!...
By member558517 On 30th May 2021
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#89
3.66 /5
3.66 /5

Canterbury Christ Church University

  I've really enjoyed my time at CCCU so far. I feel like this is a really inclusive and friendly university and there's something for everyone here....
By member1353111 On 12th December 2020
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#90
3.61 /5
3.61 /5

Oxford Brookes University

  I am a postgraduate student at Brookes - Headington Campus and comparing my experience there with my experience as an undergraduate at a different uni...
By member949535 On 26th June 2020
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#91
3.59 /5
3.59 /5

University of Hertfordshire

  The campus is really nice, plenty of places to meet with friends or get food/ study. Most of the staff I have encountered have been brilliant and when...
By member1053494 On 15th January 2021
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#92
3.53 /5
3.53 /5

University of Salford

  University have been more than accommodating with my medical issues and have assisted me anyway they can...
By member457255 On 2nd May 2021
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#93
3.52 /5
3.52 /5

Birmingham City University

  Graduated Interior Arch & Design. We are provided with plenty of free software (I do not count 2017 as it was the first year the course was running). ...
By member953453 On 12th January 2021
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#94
3.48 /5
3.48 /5

University of Worcester

  Awesome uni experience!!!...
By member538102 On 30th December 2020
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#95
3.4 /5
3.4 /5

University of Sussex

  A highly-ranked, prestigious university. Brighton is an amazing location. Living beside a vibrant city, walks on the beach, great nights out, an endle...
By member459301 On 30th May 2021
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#96
3.4 /5
3.4 /5

Liverpool Hope University

  Very good accommodation with amazing staff. Very good size rooms. Nice social place with gym and cinema room....
By Aoife Coughlan On 9th August 2020
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#97
3.39 /5
3.39 /5

Ulster University

  Even with the impact of Covid I have still managed to get a lovely year with minimal insights on campus. I’m basing this rating of the experience I go...
By member1359249 On 28th May 2021
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#98
3.39 /5
3.39 /5

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  Studying at LSE is like a dream come true. It has the best of everything, from education to social events. Even during the pandemic the department has...
By member457951 On 15th May 2021
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#99
3.39 /5
3.39 /5

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)

  Through doing my University course, I have found the UWTSD resources to be extremely helpful. I would highly recommend....
By member558517 On 27th May 2021
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#100
3.38 /5
3.38 /5

Goldsmiths, University of London

  It's not the best year for reviewing a university, thanks to the pandemic, but all in all I've loved my time with Goldsmiths so far....
By member1054703 On 26th February 2021
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