University of Southampton
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7.6
7.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"The campus has a gym, a 24-hour library, a couple of pubs, a cafe, a shop, a hairdressers, sports facilities, a cheap cinema and a local surgery. My student accommodation was the cheapest of them all and it shows. I would recommend that people spend a little more and get better halls. Wifi, although free, doesn't reach me in my room all the time and it is constantly disconnecting. There are not always people at reception for you to collect parcels, even though it's a 24-hour reception. There are only three washing machines and three tumble dryers for over 200 people, with one washing machine having been broken most of the year."
Quality of facilities
7.8 / 10
 
Night life
7.5 / 10
 
Student union
6.5 / 10
 
How diverse is your university
7.9 / 10
 
Quality of teaching
7.4 / 10
 
Structure of courses
7.6 / 10
 
Preparation for a job
6.9 / 10
 

What students say about...

Location of university

"The accommodation is quite far from the university but we get a free bus pass, which..."

Night life

"There are many clubs, 12 well known ones. There is a massive shopping centre that..."

Clubs and social environment

"There are hundreds and hundreds of societies available to join at the university...."

Diverse backgrounds

"Special grants are available for those from low income backgrounds."

Careers services

"It's down to you to be proactive and visit employer presentations and fairs etc...."

Pros

"Beautiful clean campus and great teaching staff. It's in a great location on the..."

Cons

"The organisation of timetables and lack of resources and space in common study areas...."


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