University of Surrey

Cons

What are the worst things about studying at your university?

2017

"The cost of accommodation and the groceries available on campus are high and the health centre is always busy."
"Having to pay for limited parking spaces."
"The cost of living. There is not enough accommodation at the university and renting a property/room in Guildford is extremely expensive."
"The organisation has not always been very good."
"Student accommodation on campus needs improvement and there should be more help offered regarding off-campus accommodation."
"Our on-campus nightclub leaves a lot to be desired."
"Housing is very expensive and there's a lack of facilities within Guildford itself."
"It's an expensive area to rent in and can be hard to get student accommodation after the first year. It's an expensive and long commute from London with an unreliable Southern Rail service."
"Some buildings and rooms could do with an update as they look a little old and shabby."

2016

"There have been times when communication between students and the university has been poor."
"The food they offer on campus is not cheap and keeps running out."
"The nightlife isn't amazing but it's good if you don't want too many distractions."
"There are less social events than at other universities."
"My course is mainly research-based with teaching not being the main focus of lecturers."
"There's not a lot to do in Guildford."
"Unfortunately, there have been quite a few disorganised tests and exams during my second year."
"There is not even close to enough accommodation."
"The area is expensive so it can get difficult to manage finances."
"Accommodation is expensive and the bus service is poor and doesn't accommodate the growing number of students."

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