Durham University
7.9
7.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 116 ratings in 2017)
In a few words
"Having a diverse international student body and faculty along with an excellent support system for academics, careers and mental health. There's also a range of extracurricular activities and sports, a strong professional network with companies and opportunities to get hands-on experience."
Quality of academic facilities
8.2 / 10
 
Location of university
7.4 / 10
 
Night life
6.7 / 10
 
Student union
5.9 / 10
 
How diverse is your university
6 / 10
 
Quality of teaching
8 / 10
 
Preparation for a job
7.3 / 10
 
Quality of other facilities
7.7 / 10
 
Cost of living
6.2 / 10
 

What students say about...

Fun Facts

"You're told at matriculation that about 70% of Durham students end up marrying another..."

Location of university

"The location of my university is too far north for my liking and makes it inconvenient..."

Night life

"Lots of cafes, college bars, the cathedral and castle, rowing on the river."

Clubs and social environment

"Durham is a very sporty university. There are a huge range of sports available and..."

Diverse backgrounds

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

Careers services

"There's always interest from employers with regards to recruitment, graduate schemes..."

Pros

"Collegiate system, beautiful place, and not a city-based university. Very good student..."

Cons

"Ever rising school fees. Exorbitant landlord prices in certain areas."

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