University of Birmingham
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7.8
7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"It is a traditional, red-brick campus university just outside of Birmingham city centre. The university is currently building a brand-new state of the art library and sports centre which are due to open in September. Other than the library there are many places around campus to study, and also to hang out with friends. The student accommodation has a very wide variety of options and prices to cater for everyone's needs. It's about a 15 minute walk from campus for the main village, but some of the accommodation is closer to campus too."
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...

Pluses

"The campus is very close knit and it is easy to get to one building from another...."

Minuses

"It is not as culturally diverse as I had expected."

Location of university

"Location is great – very close to city centre and close to student accommodation...."

Night life

"Giant trampoline centre, laser tag, clubs, bars, restaurants, concert venues, exhibition..."

Clubs and social environment

"Huge variety of sports, all very competitive with multiple teams. Lots of non-sporting..."

Diverse backgrounds

"In terms of different ethnicities and religions, it is extremely diverse. There are..."

Careers services

"The careers service was great when I was applying for a PGCE course, and I know they..."


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