Durham University
7.8
7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 131 ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"A beautiful location, you never get tired of the views. It's a small area so nothing is really any further than a 20 minute walk. There is an amazing library with a great cafe, four floors of books, computers and other resources, and an effective study space. There are great gyms in colleges, covering both weights and cardio. The student accommodations are generally very sociable, enjoyable, and relaxing environments. It's a great way to make new friends, especially in first year."
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

"Never enough seats in the library. Student union looks horrendous and isn't util..."

Night life

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

Clubs and social environment

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

Diverse backgrounds

"The accommodation is far too expensive. It seems to be ok in terms of being multicultural,..."

Careers services

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

Pros

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

Cons

"Small city means not a lot of shops/large supermarkets can be easily accessed when..."


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