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Edinburgh Napier University Reviews

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Most helpful review

I do love my university. The staff are extremely helpful and ready to aid you. The professors always take time for their students and getting career or study advice is no issue. My postgrad might not have been as challenging as I'd hoped for, but I still feel like it was worth it. Theory was always closely linked to real life situations and we spent a lot of time analysing case studies and applying theory. I loved the structure, the facilities and the staff.

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By member1246209
On 1st March 20

Edinburgh Napier University Ranking


Loughborough University #1
University of Dundee #2
The University of Sheffield #3
Harper Adams University #4
Bangor University #5
University of Cambridge #6
University of Exeter #7
University of St Andrews #8
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) #9
University of Bath #10

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Accommodation in Edinburgh

Arran House offers modern ensuite rooms & studios
Coveted location, kitted out communal rooms & courtyard
Only 18-mins by bus to Edinburgh Napier University


Edinburgh Napier University Hall Rankings


Goods Corner #1
Portsburgh Court, Edinburgh #2
New Park #3
Panmure Court, Edinburgh #4
Vita Student Edinburgh - Fountainbridge #5
Meadow Court #6
Beaverbank Place #7
iQ Fountainbridge #8
Bainfield #9
Arran House #10

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Most helpful review

I do love my university. The staff are extremely helpful and ready to aid you. The professors always take time for their students and getting career or study advice is no issue. My postgrad might not have been as challenging as I'd hoped for, but I still feel like it was worth it. Theory was always closely linked to real life situations and we spent a lot of time analysing case studies and applying theory. I loved the structure, the facilities and the staff.

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By member1246209
On 1st March 20

Applying to Edinburgh Napier University

Entry Requirements

192-207 UCAS Points

Average range for Edinburgh Napier University entry requirements. Varies depending on the course.


Offer and Acceptance Rates
Offers:
9,115
÷  
Applications:
16,350
=
Offer rate:
55.75%
Acceptances:
2,350
÷  
Applicants:
13,345
=
Acceptance rate:
17.61%

This is the latest available data, published by UCAS - 30th January 2020. All data is based on UCAS standard definitions.


Covid-19 Response

TEACHING DELIVERY STATUS:
Confirmed Sept/Oct start
TEACHING MODE:
Blended learning
OPEN DAYS:
10th Oct
TEACHING NOTES:
They will be providing a blended learning experience. Teaching will take place on campus wherever possible and all modules will be available for remote access.
This is the latest available data taken from the napier.ac.uk website on 28th September 2020

Edinburgh Napier University Reputation

Edinburgh Napier University is located in South East Scotland. 13,595 students are enrolled at Edinburgh Napier University:

- 10,745 of these students come from the UK
- 1,590 come from other EU countries
- And 1,260 are students from non-EU countries.

(Source: HESA 2018/19)

The graduate outcomes for Edinburgh Napier University show that six months after leaving university, 96% of graduates are in work or further study. The average graduate salary six months after leaving Edinburgh Napier University, is £22,000 a year.

(Source: DLHE Survey 2016)

Updated: 7th September 2020


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HELP!!!!!!! I am awaiting the results of last year's exam in Cyber security& Forensics before i can start to arrange accommodation at the university Hellllllp
By Frazier On 18th August 20
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How to get accomodation in the hostel?
By member1044950 On 22nd January 20
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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 17th September 20

A shambles, completely unorganised and clearly more interested in making a profit than supporting students

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 26th August 20

This school is absolute b******. I'm in the MSC computing professional placement program and paying a load of money for half ass professors, outdated material and all of my school mates are PISSED. Do not waste your time on this school. They will charge you a stupid amount of money for no education. Udemy has better courses than this s***** school. DO NOT RECOMMEND.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 7th July 20

As an international student, lecturers are great, online resources is there when i need them!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 10th June 20

Hard review to summarize, but I have had a terrible experience at this university and have considered quitting my post graduate several times since arriving. Had issues with registration and after going through 6 different members of staff one was very apologetic which I accepted and assumed they were just very busy at that time of year, the lady that was apologetic said she would E-mail me back - its 4 months later and I have still never heard back. I had to give the campus facilities a low rating - it is probably unfair however the only services I have tried using was email and logging into computers on campus, my email didn't work and my login didn't work either. Had issues with student counselling team - whenever I have been in contact they have been excellent (one of the redeeming features of the university) - however have not heard back once or twice. Travel, Lecturer issues, lack of help over coronavirus have made for an awful personal experience where I might quit.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 1st March 20

I do love my university. The staff are extremely helpful and ready to aid you. The professors always take time for their students and getting career or study advice is no issue. My postgrad might not have been as challenging as I'd hoped for, but I still feel like it was worth it. Theory was always closely linked to real life situations and we spent a lot of time analysing case studies and applying theory. I loved the structure, the facilities and the staff.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th February 20

I think that napier is an excellent uni and has good facilities

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 2nd February 20

Marine & Freshwater Biology. Modern campus, situated in Sighthill. Very little nearby for students to stay around for. Frequent bus routes to campus. Good gym on site povides discounts for membership during freshers week. Student union apparently absent from campus except for Union President voting season as all clubs are run from Merchinston campus. Little union activity bar occasional bake sales. Decent computer library and mostly well maintained lab facilities with some minor exceptions for . Technical staff are patient and helpful all round. Not enough equipment to cater for all students during project season. Opportunity for studying abroad and potentially excursions during practical coursework for some modules. Never ending problems with phishing emails.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 2nd February 20

Marine & Freshwater Biology. Modern campus, situated in Sighthill. Very little nearby for students to stay around for. Frequent bus routes to campus. Good gym on site povides discounts for membership during freshers. Student union apparently absent from campus except for Union President voting season. Little union activity bar occasional bake sales. Decent computer library and mostly well maintained lab facilities with some minor exceptions. Technical staff are patient and helpful all round. Not enough equipment to cater for all students during project season. Opportunity for studying abroad and potentially excursions during practical coursework for some modules. No careers service?

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 2nd February 20

Marine & Freshwater Biology. Modern campus, situated in Sighthill. Very little nearby for students to stay around for. Frequent bus routes to campus. Good gym on site povides discounts for membership during freshers. Student union apparently absent from campus except for Union President voting season. Little union activity bar occasional bake sales. Decent computer library and mostly well maintained lab facilities with some minor exceptions. Technical staff are patient and helpful all round. Not enough equipment to cater for all students during project season. Opportunity for studying abroad and potentially excursions during practical coursework for some courses. Inconsistent level of effort across teaching staff. Low student attendance rates in some modules owing to vapid lectures. While i can't speak for other people, my project supervisor was detrimental enough for my degree to graduate with a written apology from the Dean of the university on account of staff conduct. I can go on

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 2nd February 20

Marine & Freshwater Biology. Modern campus, situated in Sighthill. Very little nearby for students to stay around for. Frequent bus routes to campus. Good gym on site povides discounts for membership during freshers. Student union apparently absent from campus except for Union President voting season. Little union activity bar occasional bake sales. Decent computer library and mostly well maintained lab facilities with some minor exceptions. Technical staff are patient and helpful all round. Not enough equipment to cater for all students during project season. Opportunity for studying abroad and potentially excursions during practical coursework for some courses. Inconsistent level of effort across teaching staff. Low student attendance rates in some modules owing to vapid lectures. While i can't speak for other people, my project supervisor was detrimental enough for my degree to graduate with a written apology from the Dean of the university on account of staff conduct. I can go on

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 11th December 19

Good, practical university. Some of the modules are ridiculous and the students union are terrible.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 22nd May 19

Very good I have been very happy with all facilities

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th September 18

There's lots to do in all Napier campuses and lots of places to concentrate on studying.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 3rd September 18

Enrolled on an MA design course with a focus in Motion Graphics. The course was hardly orientated around Motion Graphics with pointless and non-beneficial modules which had barely any relation to the name of the course. One module, in particular, that was an option was purposely made to feel unappealing by the tutor who said: "you will struggle if you take this module". The organisation from tutors was very poor and the structure of the course felt all over the place. As for the university itself, it feels more like a college, not a very appealing campus (Merchiston). Save your money and learn elsewhere, I feel bad for anyone starting this year.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 4th July 18

Im at the sighthill campus doing nursing. Placement experiences are great. Lectures (if they are organised well) tend to be very imformative and relevant. Lectures can be a bit all over the place and can sometimes not understand what you’re asking. Alot of home working.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 15th May 18

Very disappointing overall. The university staff weren’t particularly friendly with my head lecturer being an egotistical bully who singled me out on multiple occasions. While the facilities and resources were impressive, everything was heavily restricted, being very look but don’t touch. Ended up leaving after the one year. Just wasn’t worth it.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 15th May 18

Very disappointing overall. The university staff weren’t particularly friendly with my head lecturer being an egotistical bully who singled me out on multiple occasions. While the facilities and resources were impressive, everything was heavily restricted, being very look but don’t touch. Ended up leaving after the one year. Just wasn’t worth it.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th November 17

The gym and library are great, there are not many societies but the student union is based at one of the best pubs in Edinburgh

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 14th June 16

Campus perfect, everything you could need

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 31st May 16

Never joined a club, but plenty were offered. Same with student union but I heard good things about em. Lots of career services available for students and wifi accessible from anywhere on campus.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th November 15

Really good. Lots of help. Union is cheap but a bit of a trek from majority of accommodation.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th September 15

Napier is great, but Sighthill needs more table space/staggered lunchtimes, and the WiFi is a bit rubbish. Vet nurses have very good employability rates though, and I do enjoy my classes. V good uni, but you will be mocked mercilessly by the snobs from UoE and Heriott-Watt.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 22nd July 15

It's a modern building with great facilities, the sport science labs all have new equipment and the lecturers are so helpful!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th July 15

Really good uni, tutors always offer a lot of help and social life is amazing in Edinburgh. All round good university life from Edinburgh Napier.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd July 15

Fantastic modern learning facility, routine improvements to campus life and looking out for the environment. A university that also has the second highest employment/further education rates in Scotland.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 11th April 15

Not only is the university good on an academic level but also has a hugh employment rate. They push you to go out in the real world and gain experience with companies in order to prepare you for when you graduate. The clubs and societies are run so well and you really feel like you're part of a community. The NSA always organise great events and activities throughout the year, especially at freshers week! Highly recommend going to this university.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 10th April 15

teaching staff are mainly horrendously bad and facilities are pretty appalling, but it's probably not too bad if you're Scottish and get it all for free, think twice if you're a fee payer though!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 26th March 15

Campus's are nice and in good locations, except for Sighthill campus which is a bit out of the way to get to. Decent clubs and societies however there could be more to cater for more people. Haven't had any issues with wifi so far with it being decent in both halls and within the campuses, however in halls it can be very temperamental.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th March 15

Napier is a fun and friendly university. It offers a great range of courses and there are a lot of opportunities.

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