University for the Creative Arts
Farnham | South East England
Ucas code: C93
What students say about this university326 comments (79 students)
The workload is a lot, but if this is what you love doing then you'll have no problems in that areaReport
The accommodation isn't as nice as I would expect for what you are paying . Small improvements and refurbishments have been...
The accommodation isn't as nice as I would expect for what you are paying . Small improvements and refurbishments have been made over time in different areas of accommodation. There are flats that are meant as 'quiet houses' I have learnt from experience however that some who apply for 'quiet houses' clearly don't know what that means. There are also specific flats for disabled students these generally contain on suite bathroom. The best part about accommodation is that I have my room where I can just be. Its my own space where I can have time to myself - work and not worry about the mess. You are also on site so if you need to go to the library its a 2 min walk away.The worst part is the accommodation staff - personally I find them intimidating and unhelpful. But if there is an issue don't be afraid to kick up a fuss, I found that even though I want to be an independent adult having the parents go in and make a complaint reminds the staff that you haven't been left on your own. That someone is looking out for you, they seemed more inclined to do things and quickly when people outside the Uni have a word...×
The first two terms we were in a good three times a week at least often for full days too but in the third term we had just one...
The first two terms we were in a good three times a week at least often for full days too but in the third term we had just one scheduled lesson and when it turned to tutorials we had no lessons obviously we were still in working but only had one assignment so not everybody in the class came in. The first term was definitely the most challenging compared to the others but I don't feel that challenged. It was pretty much all essay based coursework we rarely had any design work to do. The tutors were good and knew their stuff it's just a shame we didn't have more lessons and it was better structured throughout the year.×
Making things clearer, the class size is very big and a lot of the times it gets very crowded, I wish I could have more space...
Making things clearer, the class size is very big and a lot of the times it gets very crowded, I wish I could have more space to do work in.×
Inking and printing - very good set up by 3rd year studentsReport
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction85%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students4,805
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate94%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time4%
of students are part-time
Male / Female71%
of students are female
Young / Mature9%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK14%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction52%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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