Durham University
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7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"Not much of a party-goer myself, but I gather it's kind of a so-bad-it's-good sort of thing. Sticky floors and cheesy tunes. Cheap alcohol. But I'm a science student, I don't have time for fun."
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

"Durham is beautiful as a city, but it hardly qualifies for a city in terms of size...."

Night life

"We have the worst nightclub in Europe."

Clubs and social environment

"Great opportunities for clubs. There is a great selection for sports like football,..."

Diverse backgrounds

"The statistics seem to suggest that there is a fair split between state and private..."

Careers services

"I feel the uni is well connected to many good and reputable law firms. The law society..."


"It's a prestigious university, so I know there should be more opportunities and employers..."


"Small town, not much happening! Poor nightlife. Prominent lack of diversity."

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