Durham University
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7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"Great opportunities for clubs. There is a great selection for sports like football, netball and tennis. We also have more unique ones like quidditch. As well as sports, there are drinking societies for wine and cider, and food societies include baking and culinary skills."
Quality of facilities
7.6 / 10
Night life
6.6 / 10
Student union
4.7 / 10
How diverse is your university
5.2 / 10
Quality of teaching
7.3 / 10
Structure of courses
7.3 / 10
Preparation for a job
6.8 / 10

What students say about...

Location of university

"Very comfortably located in a generally safe and small city. Aesthetically pleasing..."

Night life

"One word: Klute. But jokes aside, there's more than Europe's worst nightclub to revel..."

Clubs and social environment

"Durham has a very strong sporting culture. We also perform very well in sports and..."

Diverse backgrounds

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

Careers services

"I haven't used the careers service much but am aware it is available and has extensive..."


"The sense of community makes it really easy to settle in. The college system is so..."


"The hills. Be prepared for uphill climbs to the science site and town (if you live..."

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