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Student life

From sport to nightlife, students deliver their verdict on universities

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Top specialist institutions for student satisfaction (NSS)

Find out the specialist institutions with the happiest students according to the National Student Survey.

16 September 2016

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Top universities for student satisfaction (NSS)

Student satisfaction scores can give you an idea of what the student experience might be like for you. Here are the universities with the happiest students according to the National Student Survey...

13 September 2016

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10 unusual university societies

Weird and wonderful university societies around the UK revealed – read on if Mario, onesies or Vikings sound like your thing…

10 September 2016

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Five unusual university traditions

Every university has traditions and their sole purpose is to bring the community together. Here are some traditions that are slightly more unusual…

26 July 2016

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Mature student view: five tips on returning to university

Giving up on the 'real world' and heading back to university as a mature student isn't an easy path to embark on. Our mature student blogger Jayne shares how, at 29, the experience is going for her.

17 February 2014

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Top political universities... As voted by students [2013-14]

Want to study a political course or get involved in campaigning while you’re at university? Students have their say on the ones they recommend…

10 September 2013

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Top creative universities... As voted by students [2013-14]

Want to study a creative course or just fancy going to a university with a strong creative scene? Find out from current students which universities across the UK come out on top for creativity.

10 September 2013

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Top sporty universities... As voted by students [2013-14]

In our latest student survey we asked thousands of undergrads what the sports clubs and facilities are like at their university. Here are the top scoring unis...

10 September 2013

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The social side of student life [video]

Our roving student video reporter headed to university campuses to find out all about the social side of student life. Watch the video to see what students said…

05 September 2012

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What I wish I'd known before going to uni [video]

Our student video reporter headed to university campuses to find out what students wish they’d known before they went to uni...

05 September 2012

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The best and worst things about being a student [video]

We sent our roving student video reporter out into university campuses to find out what the best and worst things about student life really were…

05 September 2012

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