St Mary's University, Twickenham
Richmond upon Thames | South East England
Ucas code: S64
What students say about this university267 comments (75 students)
Strong drama department that puts on many peformances. Has a drama society and a choir.Report
The student union is easily accessible and available to all. There is the Dolce Vita cafe, with outdoor seating which is a...
The student union is easily accessible and available to all. There is the Dolce Vita cafe, with outdoor seating which is a great place to meet friends. The refectory has a wide variety of food and drink available to buy, with sufficient seating for all. The iLearn cafe is a computer area attached to the library where students can go work on computers individually or in groups. There are lots of social clubs and events and one can join as a member, or equally, individuals are welcome to turn up.×
Sport/ Sports SocietiesReport
Seminars are a little pointless in subjects such as sociology - if you don't do the back work there's no point in going to a...
Seminars are a little pointless in subjects such as sociology - if you don't do the back work there's no point in going to a seminar if you haven't studied for it or prepared yourself on notes etc. Nightlife is very poor around the twickenham area, Kingston is closest and it is a bus / train journey away. Nightlife isn't for me but others seem to enjoy it.×
Extremely friendly and caring community that makes you feel welcome.Report
The Dolce Vita is a really nice cafe with free WiFi which comes in handy when you have a last minute deadline and the library...
The Dolce Vita is a really nice cafe with free WiFi which comes in handy when you have a last minute deadline and the library just isn't somewhere you like to work. The Refectory is a nice place to be as well although sometimes the food does lack in quality it is a brilliant place to meet with friends and socialise. As well as this the sports facilities are top class with a brand new state of the art gym and areas to play sports with a football/rugby field as well as offsite football, rugby, hockey and other sports facilities at Teddington Lock. The SU bar is located in the centre of the university and the drinks are very cheap and of course, alcoholic. There is a large field called the priest's lawn which is nice to sit and relax on in good weather as well as an SU hall were all of the SU events take place such as Fresher's Week and Summer Ball which also features a small array of Fairground rides which sometimes don't mix well with the large consumption of alcohol but are fun all the same. For artsy subjects there are areas available at all times for media students to work on the Macs and studio space available for drama students to rehearse in which always come in handy.×
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction85%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students5,535
students attended last year
Number of students1,040
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate76%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time23%
of students are part-time
Male / Female58%
of students are female
Young / Mature15%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK6%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction67%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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