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Best Uni for science or nursing/ medical studies I transferred here after doing a year at Northampton and hated it as they had none of the values,support, efficiency and professionalism as Worcester Uni. I feel I can approach any lecturer without feeling stupid or less important than anyone as they are fair and really want to help you get the best out of your degree. Internet is brilliant they will let you know of any internet problems and will fix it ASAP having said that it can be slow in halls a certain times but I believe this has been fixed from the beginning of the year. The facilities are one of the best I've seen as they try to give students an array of experiences as skills to fit with their study. As for societies that depends on which one you join for example film club have been quite persistent and organised every week with things going on as have some of the sport societies, although the biology society I joined only had one guest speaker in the year and that was it.

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By SML
On 18th May 15

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Chancellor #1
Teme #2
Vesta Tilley #3
William Morris #4
Berrow #5
Ledbury #6
Malvern #7
Elizabeth Barrett Browning #8
Bishop Bosel #9
Wulfstan #10

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Most helpful review

Best Uni for science or nursing/ medical studies I transferred here after doing a year at Northampton and hated it as they had none of the values,support, efficiency and professionalism as Worcester Uni. I feel I can approach any lecturer without feeling stupid or less important than anyone as they are fair and really want to help you get the best out of your degree. Internet is brilliant they will let you know of any internet problems and will fix it ASAP having said that it can be slow in halls a certain times but I believe this has been fixed from the beginning of the year. The facilities are one of the best I've seen as they try to give students an array of experiences as skills to fit with their study. As for societies that depends on which one you join for example film club have been quite persistent and organised every week with things going on as have some of the sport societies, although the biology society I joined only had one guest speaker in the year and that was it.

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By SML
On 18th May 15

Applying to University of Worcester

Entry Requirements:

144-159 UCAS Points

Average range for University of Worcester entry requirements. Varies depending on the course.

TEF Rating

More details of our TEF outcome can be found on the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) website.


Offer and Acceptance Rates:
Offers:
9,630
÷  
Applications:
11,895
=
Offer rate:
80.96%
Acceptances:
2,380
÷  
Applicants:
11,045
=
Acceptance rate:
21.55%

This is the latest available data, published by UCAS - 25th January 2018. All data is based on UCAS standard definitions.

University of Worcester Reputation

The University of Worcester is located in West Central England, Worcestershire. The reputation for teaching has been recognised with a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework. 10,745 students are enrolled at the University of Worcester:

- 10,180 of these students come from the UK
- 410 come from other EU countries
- And 155 are students from non-EU countries.

(Source: HESA 2016/17)

The graduate outcomes for the University of Worcester show that six months after leaving university, 96% of graduates are in work or further study. The average graduate salary six months after leaving the University of Worcester, is £23,000 a year.

(Source: DLHE Survey 2016)


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 21st July 18

The most friendly Uni I have gone to. I transferred directly from a uni in the north and I have never settled in so quickly especially not knowing anyone!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th May 18

Good Wifi city Campus can be a bit dead

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 20th May 17

Everything is okay and to be expected. The internet and I.t department is absolutely god awful to the max. I have e-mailed them almost every two weeks for a year regarding the bad internet. They ignore it and simply respond saying it's fixed despite their still being an issue. I have reported the same issue for A YEAR The accomodation team ignored my e-mail about being reimbursed due to poor internet and not having a washing machine for two weeks and no water for 3 days. Pathetic. Not to mention the union awards were £25 for a ticket alone which is a joke, considering every social is told 'they're nominated as best social of the year'

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th May 17

The university has many nice sites. There are mangey clubs and societies to choose from. The student union are always happy to help and there is also a shop for weekly shopping. Wifi was good when it worked.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 26th December 16

wifi goes down all the time. sole page doesn't work most of the time. feedbacks you get from tutors are ridiculous, confusing and usually do not make sense at all. campus is allright if you do not mind pay massive money for it, i lived in avon campus paying 500 pounds a month (!!), did not have decent sleep so last 4 months i lived somewhere else but still had to pay for it. security doesnt really do their jobs properly around the campus, when you call them they sometimes do not even bother to come and check up on things. furnishing in halls at least where i stayed were very very old and basic, looking like from old orphanage. there are very good teachers but it is mostly exeption rather than rule. i studied business and wanted to quit in every year, even few months before end of third year. especially if you are international student wanting to study business - make yourself a favor and definitely choose different university!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 29th August 15

great university, top facilities love it here

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

It's got everything I need, the students union doesn't have a massive club like a few other uni's. The society are great which you can have a great laugh if you join one.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th May 15

Best Uni for science or nursing/ medical studies I transferred here after doing a year at Northampton and hated it as they had none of the values,support, efficiency and professionalism as Worcester Uni. I feel I can approach any lecturer without feeling stupid or less important than anyone as they are fair and really want to help you get the best out of your degree. Internet is brilliant they will let you know of any internet problems and will fix it ASAP having said that it can be slow in halls a certain times but I believe this has been fixed from the beginning of the year. The facilities are one of the best I've seen as they try to give students an array of experiences as skills to fit with their study. As for societies that depends on which one you join for example film club have been quite persistent and organised every week with things going on as have some of the sport societies, although the biology society I joined only had one guest speaker in the year and that was it.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 1st May 15

wifi NEVER works. Students union isn't seen as the place to be.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 27th April 15

Great Uni, on the up. Still improvements, but they will all come with time

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th April 15

Brilliant uni, probably depends on the course and how much you plan on using the student union but I've throughly enjoyed my time and the campus lecture halls and class rooms are decent, staff are lovely and they do have a lot of mini events on at the bar which are always fun!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th April 15

It is such a varied university there are so many societies to join, from Harry Potter and Disney society, to the kayak, canoe and surf society. The internet is appalling as only certain places you can get good signal. There is so much to do you can go to the gym on campus, having lunch in the SU is my favourite thing to do especially in the summer. It is a small compact university which is lovely as it brings such home feeling to the campus. Unfortunately there isn't a library on campus and joined up with the rest of the city which is a pain at times and can be very frustrating if everyone wants a computer or the same book. You are constantly having job updates sent to you which is great and the careers advisor is so helpful.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 25th April 15

Very good university, and Worcester is a lovely city. Some problems with gypsys this year though, and the wifi is normally not too bad, but can sometimes be naff and not available on any of the campuses.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 24th April 15

the university is a part of a a great community and my course is wonderful with fantastic lecturers (for the most part) and wonderful drama technicians. i have excelled in areas i would never have explored if it weren't for this university and i thank the drama staff for helping me find my passion for technical theatre and special thanks to the technicians for helping me to progress within the field i am eternally grateful to worcester university

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 24th April 15

Frustrating when your lecturers don't even know what they're doing

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

The uni provides so much that is so helpful, I think my only problem is the wifi; I can't get a good signal from my room.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th April 15

I love my university. It is friendly and has a positive atmosphere.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

The university is really new, with a lot of new facilities and loads of study areas, it's got a gym, nice football pitches, basketball arenas, sports hall, it's a great sports university, it's also got a radio studio, a TV studio, iMacs, professional video cameras.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 24th April 15

Good luck with the internet... And they didn't have a society we wanted, so we just made it instead. I hope we made a difference in making the clubs/societies better!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 19th April 15

Nice university, the main campus is very safe, good places for revising, excellent sport facilities. Quite small however, not a large choice of shops near by (it's co-op or you walk into town which can be bit of a trek. If you don't have a car is best to have your shopping delivered)

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 3rd February 15

Worcester University - The good, the bad and the butlins

1) Sole sometimes crashes- meaning assignment deadlines are extended 2) There are some great lecturers who will teach you valuable knowledge that would be impossible to find anywhere else (Dave Mycock, Mandy Newbold etc) 3) Sports Facilities - The Arena especially 4) Sports clubs and societies at the university are amazing. Range of sports and clubs for anyone from the traditional sports to the not so traditional! 5) Berrys

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Some people call the university 'Butlins' and it is sometimes with good reasons: 1) Sole page sometimes crashes - making it very difficult to upload assignments 2) Varsity clashing with assignment deadlines - need i say more. 3) Mark Piekarz 4) Some lecturers are TERRIBLE at sticking to assignment feedback dates 5) The research process module - compulsory for all 2nd year sports students and is the worst module you could ever imagine.

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