Durham University
7.8
7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 92 ratings in 2018)
In a few words
"Compared to say, a London uni, Durham does not seem nearly as diverse. However, as a woman of colour, I don't feel particularly victimised or anything. I just feel like a minority, which I am anyway. The city of Durham isn't nearly as diverse as a big city, that's a given. This creates an image, albeit an unwarranted one, of Durham being a very exclusive place. When in reality, that's not true. Its just an image thing, one which I suspect will diminish over the years."
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

"Rowing, darts and ultimate frisbee are apparently actual sports at Durham."

Location of university

"Due to the college system the gym facilities vary, but I think free access to the..."

Night life

"There are lots of nice and reasonably priced pubs frequented by locals and students..."

Clubs and social environment

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

Diverse backgrounds

"I think more needs to be done to shed the stereotype of private-schooled, privileged..."

Careers services

"The careers service job website is very useful and I have applied to a few things..."

Pros

"Lecturers know what they're doing and help or advice is always available. I also..."

Cons

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

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