University of Bristol
Bristol | South West England
Ucas code: B78
What students say about this university907 comments (246 students)
The university buildings are beautiful, many with a grand historical appearance, but with modern interiors suited to there...
The university buildings are beautiful, many with a grand historical appearance, but with modern interiors suited to there purpose. The libraries are modern and well-equipped with lots of books and resources such as laptops and desktops, private and group study areas. There are also old books and journals in vaults from many years ago. However, some popular books recommended by lecturers are in high demand and unavailable a lot of the time, so you do have to have the money to buy important ones, however you do get use out of them. Do not buy all books recommended by lecturers, especially first year, as you will probably not need them to the extent you would expect. You should see how useful the book is from the library first to save yourself money. First year you will find there are only one or two books you really need to buy as they are both useful and popular, and others the library is perfect for. Libraries are open 24/7 which comes in very handy. The laboratories are well equipped with everything, including a human stimulator which allows you to see how the human body reacts to environments and factors that are dangerous or too damaging to inflict on living people.×
Friday nights in syndicate are awesome! Cori tap for exhibition ciderReport
The amount of contact hours is quite small, and there's not much chance for one to one tuition as is available at school.Report
Dedicated dance studio in union building, lots of chance for creative endeavoursReport
Due to doing a science degree, last year I had 20 hours of contact time, which was half lectures and half labs. The course was...
Due to doing a science degree, last year I had 20 hours of contact time, which was half lectures and half labs. The course was broken up into physiology (the systems of the body), pharmacology (drugs acting on the body), and anatomy (structure of the mammalian body. I was required to do quizzes on 'eBioLabs', essays, practicals, and mainly multiple-choice exams.×
Being a city-based Uni, there are dozens of clubs and bars, and without a doubt there is something for everyone, with various...
Being a city-based Uni, there are dozens of clubs and bars, and without a doubt there is something for everyone, with various types of music. Taxis are pretty cheap, especially when there are a few of you. Drink prices vary, but are still pretty cheap.×
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction84%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students20,170
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate74%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time9%
of students are part-time
Male / Female53%
of students are female
Young / Mature8%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK22%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction40%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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