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!
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
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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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Elizabeth Barrett Browning
elizabeth barrett browning halls at worcester uni are very modern and homely. the social spaces are always kept as clean as possible by staff but you ...
For one of the cheapest halls £104 a week we (flat 8) have four rooms a massive wet room, bathroom and communal area which is great space for having p...
A E Housman
Not impressed how city campus flats are bigger with dishwasher yet we pay the same price for smaller and broken flats....
Best party halls at UoW! You make the best friends in Avon and 4years on (after graduating) they're still part of your Avon family. Good enough value ...
It's very expensive for not much, unlimited bills, yes. But it doesn't justify the price of it however the experience was fantastic. I wouldn't change...
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There is a town w...
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
Worcester is a lo...
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
It is a friendly...
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