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Durham University

Creative Sporty Political City Rural By the sea

Ucas code: D86

As one of the only collegiate-style unis in the UK, coming to Durham means that you are part of a close community from the moment you arrive. With huge participation in sport, drama, arts and societies there's something for everyone. After all, where else could you spend your first year living in a castle which was also, incidentally, used as a film set for Harry Potter
Source:Durham Students' Union
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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

51%

LOW

Varied union activities

62%

MED

Political

62%

HIGH

Sporty

86%

HIGH

Creative

66%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED
Student satisfaction score 83% HIGH
Average graduate salary £26k HIGH

Number of students

16,900

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

73%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

8%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

47%

of students are male

Young / Mature

9%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

28%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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