Worcester is a lovely place, not too big yet still a city, its so easy to get into town from the uni and there are tricks to getting cheaper bus tickets, certain clubs do free taxis on certain days, its got a beautiful scenery and such. honestly good city!

By member87557 On 26th April 2015

Study in Worcester

Worcester is home to the University of Worcester, and of course famously the birthplace of Worcester Sauce! 

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University of Worcester

University of Worcester has 11 academic schools that range from Nursing & Midwifery to Sport & Exercise Science. The teaching at the university has been awarded with a silver rating from the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). 97% of Worcester graduates are in work or continuing to study within six months of graduating. This is in part due to the university’s close industry links and opportunities of work placements for students.

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Worcester Student Life

Small enough to explore on foot, big enough to not feel claustrophobic, Worcester is a city with a small-town-feel surrounded by magnificent country landscapes.

Cost of Living

Accommodation

Student accommodation costs in Worcester range from £105 - £169 per week; the average is £142 per week. 

Compare the average elsewhere: Stoke-on-Trent: £116/week, Leicester: £142/week, Birmingham: £173/week.

(prices are for all purpose-built student accommodation (both private and university-owned) over the last 12 months, as listed on StudentCrowd)

The average price for:

A cheap meal at a restaurant: £10
A pint of beer: £3.38
A regular takeout coffee: £2.83
1L of milk: £0.90
A loaf of white bread: £0.96

Prices (for cost of living only) are a little higher than equivalent costs in Stoke-on-Trent (2%) and Leicester (4%) and 1% lower than Birmingham.

(Source: Numbeo)

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Public Transport

It is a friendly compact city where everything is literally on your doorstep main campus is like a 20 minute walk or you can get £1 bus ticket for the reliable bus service or get a £4 day ticket. 

By member107499 On 26th April 2015

Eating Out

There are plenty of choices when it comes to choosing where to eat in Worcester. You’ve got all your high street favourites, as well as popular cheap destinations to eat at such as Wetherspoons and Harvester. There are also a lot of independent restaurants and cafes to try, from burgers and Thai to Italian and Mexican - you’ll be spoilt for choice!

 

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Shopping

Worcester is pretty well known for having some of the best shopping in the Midlands. The high street shops and massive Cathedral Plaza make up the town centre but there are also some quirkier areas with boutiques and unusual independent shops scattered through Worcester. 

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The Great Outdoors

The Malvern Hills are situated in Great Malvern and are a range of hills that are excellent for going for a walk and blowing away those cobwebs. It’s very easy to get to, hop on a train for around £5 and in less than 20-minutes, you’ll be there. Hike up to the highest point Worcester Beacon for incredible views across the whole area.

 

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Chapter Meadows

In the heart of Worcester is Chapter Meadows, a natural area. It’s the ideal place to head to get some fresh air after a long day at uni, there’s lots of wildlife and bird viewing, the perfect place to feel some tranquillity.

 

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River Severn

The River Severn splits the city in half, and the banks are great for walks, jogs or a bike ride. There are also some great pubs along the river just in case you need to hydrate! 

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member858479
22nd May 2021

Worcester is a great...

Worcester is a great location, with lots of amenities and bars and shops to get everything you could need and have the best social life read more

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22nd May 2021

There is a town with...

There is a town with shipping and food. The shops are very limited especially for our age range. Food places are good could do with being updated. I like going for cocktails it’s great for that. Nightlife is average. Uni nights out on a Wednesday at tramps are so great deffo recommend read more

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SML
18th May 2015

Uni student.

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member77606
26th April 2015

Worcester is a great...

Worcester is a great city, only thing I could ask for is more clubs :) read more

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member87557
26th April 2015

Worcester is a lovely...

Worcester is a lovely place, not too big yet still a city, its so easy to get into town from the uni and there are tricks to getting cheaper bus tickets, certain clubs do free taxis on certain days, its got a beautiful scenery and such. honestly good city! read more

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member107499
26th April 2015

It is a friendly compact...

It is a friendly compact city where everything is literally on your doorstep main campus is like a 20 minute walk or you can get £1 bus ticket for the reliable bus service or get a £4 day ticket. There is so much choice to eat and it is reasonable priced for most places. Nights out are good depending what you are into I love students as they are a lot of fun and very reasonable. Free entry if you are part of a society which is it before midnight on a Wednesday. There is so much option for pubs and great for drink and non-drinkers read more

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member97069
24th April 2015

Worcester is a great...

Worcester is a great place, I've not lived here long and still have much to find out, but I can't think of anything to complain about. read more

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member76219
21st April 2015

Small, clean city that...

Small, clean city that is a nice blend of city and countryside. Not much choice for night clubs, but quite a few pubs and bars. Good range of supermarkets. read more

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