University for the Creative Arts
Farnham | South East England
Ucas code: C93
What students say about this university246 comments (66 students)
You will need to travel to London on a weekly basis, so get a railcard, ensure you put enough money aside for train fares. If...
You will need to travel to London on a weekly basis, so get a railcard, ensure you put enough money aside for train fares. If you are looking to rent, look for properties within walking distance as the bus service is appalling. Don't waste money on Junk food, is does not taste that great anyway. To save money get LED bulbs, and reduce showering time to 10 minutes. You can have a luxury bath at the weekends. Always work no matter what. Even if it means just to write a sentence, do it the same day. The workload is hilarious and when it starts rolling in, it does not stop. There are quite a few job opportunities around, as there is a shopping centre close by and some pubs/ restaurants. Otherwise try as a collections agent, shifts are usually evenings. You will also need to put money aside for calico, and additional equipment (shears, pins, measuring tape, pencils, fabric, and so on)×
The course is very fast paced and is incredibly challenging, but being a creative course, it is also very rewarding to look...
The course is very fast paced and is incredibly challenging, but being a creative course, it is also very rewarding to look back on what you have done. Essays (one or two a year) are expected and sometimes a timed written exam too. You spend the beginning of the year doing hands-on tasks and practising your creativity, then you start to be more independent and work more on computers, but you are always being practical.×
Accommodation nearer to uni is very expensive, but the further you move away from the uni the cheaper it becomes, and with...
Accommodation nearer to uni is very expensive, but the further you move away from the uni the cheaper it becomes, and with regular buses until late at night, it is a good compromise.×
Football, netball, rugby and even quiditch clubs!Report
Availability of staff, at times it can be hard to get hold of someone you need to talk to.Report
Teaching varies from lots to little, one essay per semester, not challenging.Report
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction77%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students5,080
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate95%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time3%
of students are part-time
Male / Female70%
of students are female
Young / Mature9%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK12%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction53%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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