There’s more to university than your degree. Getting actively involved in student life will help you make friends and become employable, while feeling happy in your surroundings will have a positive effect on your academic work.
Seek the company of those who are unconventional in these five university towns and cities.
Connect with the past, whether you like your traditions fun, old-fashioned or distinctly eccentric.
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Pull up a bar stool. We’ll tell you about places to study close to the country’s best pubs.
Fancy hiking in the Highlands or kayaking on Loch Lomond when you’re not in lectures?
Dare to be different? There are university societies to cater for your heart’s oddest desires.
Come on tour with us to two main musical hot spots in Wales and Scotland.
These universities offer loads of music societies and cities full of sounds.
These universities push the boundaries in track and field events.
Enjoy sand and sea in your spare time when you study close to the UK’s best beaches.
Explore where you could study if you love walking, climbing and other outdoor pursuits.
Take inspiration from former students who made things happen on a huge scale.
These unis are great for debates, whether you're a novice or a champion.
Star in a Shakespearean tragedy, explore Chinese theatre or shout ‘She’s behind you’.
These five universities have more student theatre than you can shake a jazz hand at.
Wales offers some stunning locations for students who like outdoor pursuits.
Find a sunny spot and let us guide you round six campuses that are lovely places to be.
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