Durham University
7.8
7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 92 ratings in 2018)
In a few words
"Durham does not have a diverse student body, at least from the perspective of a person of colour. The vast majority of the student body is made up of white, middle class, either grammar school or private school educated students. This is not at all a problem, but it appears the university tends to attract a certain demographic. In recent years, the university has made attempts to increase outreach to different, ethnically and socially diverse backgrounds and this is only anticipated to continue and grow."
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

"It has the official worst club in Europe (Klute) but I have had amazing nights there..."

Location of university

"The location is quite good but there is a lack of restaurants and branded shops...."

Night life

"There are many cheesy night clubs which provide much entertainment. Nightlife is..."

Clubs and social environment

"Durham is definitely the place to be for sport. The university has a long tradition..."

Diverse backgrounds

"I believe it does a good job of this to a certain extent, but there is plenty of..."

Careers services

"The careers service is useful but limited. I struggled to get an appointment because..."

Pros

"The collegiate system was incredible as it allowed students to get involved in numerous..."

Cons

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

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