The department provides a really friendly and supportive atmosphere, which really helps when you are stuck. They have an open door policy, which means you can go see any academic for help if they are in. The department also has a common room that anyone can use during the day and plenty of space for studying.
In terms of the staff, they tend to teach stuff that is related to their research, so it's all really relevant and you get to talk to the experts.
The course is amazing and the lecturers are brilliant. They manage to keep the lectures interesting whilst also making it easy to learn the content. Additionally, the space center is right down the road from campus and so the university has multiple space related projects that can improve job prospects. The university is very well known for its space science course and thus finding a job in the space sector is significantly easier.