Durham University
7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 92 ratings in 2018)
In a few words
"It is limited and the clubs are small but I enjoy it as it feels safe and I enjoy seeing lots of people that I know. There are loads of pubs, which is great if that is your scene, and there are frequent formals at each college that provide for brilliant social opportunities."
Quality of academic facilities
7.8 / 10
Location of university
7.4 / 10
Night life
6 / 10
Student union
5.5 / 10
How diverse is your university
5.1 / 10
Quality of teaching
7.3 / 10
Preparation for a job
6.7 / 10
Quality of other facilities
7 / 10
Cost of living
5.8 / 10

What students say about...

Fun Facts

"Part of Harry Potter was filmed in Durham Cathedral. People here work hard but they..."

Location of university

"Overall lovely location, great architecture. Some plaques on the older buildings..."

Night life

"Cathedral, castle, lots of beautiful walks and views, lots of cafes and pubs."

Clubs and social environment

"Everyone is involved in sports and there's loads of opportunities for all levels..."

Diverse backgrounds

"Not really diverse. Durham seems to be proud of its ability to attract the most private..."

Careers services

"We have a fantastic careers service. I have attended many sector-based networking/workshop..."


"The collegiate system. The opportunity to get involved with loads of sports teams..."


"There isn't a great diversity of people. If you don't play sports it can be quite..."

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