University of Birmingham
7.8
7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 188 ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"Perfect location very close to Birmingham's city centre. I stayed in student accommodation first year and it was very good. However, I decided to move home second and third year as the student housing is in Selly Oak, which is quite an unsafe area with high crime rate."
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

"City of Birmingham, Edgbaston Campus has a very traditional aesthetic with the redbrick..."

Night life

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

Clubs and social environment

"I'm a member of UoB music society, which is great for ensembles and socials (not..."

Diverse backgrounds

"It does. Especially by encouraging different societies such as the Sikh Society,..."

Careers services

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

Pros

"The city is so big, there is so much to do and the campus is beautiful. I like that..."

Cons

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

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