University of Birmingham
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7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"Good location. Halls are surrounded by lots of green space and feel very safe. Welfare services are excellent. Red brick buildings are very aesthetically pleasing."
Quality of facilities
7.6 / 10
Night life
8.2 / 10
Student union
7.2 / 10
How diverse is your university
8 / 10
Quality of teaching
7.7 / 10
Structure of courses
7.4 / 10
Preparation for a job
7.2 / 10

What students say about...

Location of university

"The university is very close to the city centre and has its own train station on..."

Night life

"So much choice for a night out in Birmingham, there's Broad St, the Arcadian, and..."

Clubs and social environment

"There are so many societies to choose from - and if there isn't one already set up..."

Diverse backgrounds

"They have international student tea for international students. They also held Nigerian..."

Careers services

"The careers network is an excellent resource, you just have to use it yourself as..."


"The course is intellectually stimulating. The campus is easily accessible, beautiful..."


"Some departments are poorly organised. Most of the plugs on campus don't work."

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