University of Portsmouth
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7.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"Your course alone does not do everything to prepare you for a career. However, non-academic activities you take on really propel you and develop your skills to get into your desired field. Purple Door (our careers advisors) help you in ways you might not think are available: from reviewing your CV to offering placements in India and China! A large variety of employers recruit on campus. It can be a bit overwhelming actually, but there are opportunities to develop in things you like doing, and to experiment in different fields. Recruitment and opportunities are not course specific. The alumni network encourages you to have the confidence to apply for something regardless of whether you get a reply or not. They detail effective strategies and methods that will help you get the most out of your uni experience. Placement fairs, recruitment fairs, and volunteering fairs are held at the beginning of each term; the information and opportunities offered are available from Purple Door all year round and after you graduate."
Quality of facilities
7.6 / 10
Night life
7.1 / 10
Student union
6.8 / 10
How diverse is your university
7.6 / 10
Quality of teaching
7.5 / 10
Structure of courses
7.2 / 10
Preparation for a job
7 / 10

What students say about...

Location of university

"Being by the sea really is a big plus, especially on the days when's it's not gale..."

Night life

"There's a few clubs, Astoria and Tiger are probably the best, they both do student..."

Clubs and social environment

"Sports societies are really good. Some courses have societies too, geography for..."

Diverse backgrounds

"They do, they have great chaplaincy facilities and they hold many informative events..."

Careers services

"We have Purple Door, which offers careers advice even after you graduate. Everyone..."


"City campus but everything is still centrally located. I love the fact that I can..."


"For some units, we did not have a handbook for the whole term, which would have made..."

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