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University of Chichester

Chichester | South East England

Sporty Creative City Campus By the sea

Ucas code: C58

Set in both the historic city of Chichester and the sunny seaside resort of Bognor Regis, you will be part of a welcoming and growing community. At Chichester you’ll be a name and not just another number; you can see this with our excellent student satisfaction and retention ratings. With a diverse range of subjects on offer, from Dance to History, Fine Art to Theology and an emphasis on Sport, Chichester is a great place live and a great place to study.
Source:University of Chichester Students' Union

What students say about this university

Dialog 435 comments (115 students)
    • Facilities

      The Bishop Otter Library is great. (I haven't been to the Bognor campus, so I can't really input anything) There are many...

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      2013, 1st year, Performance & Live Arts

      Facilities

      The Bishop Otter Library is great. (I haven't been to the Bognor campus, so I can't really input anything) There are many floors to the library, the further you go up the quieter you have to be, so it's great if you want to do work in the library. The university is currently updating the library to make it even more outstanding. There are many computers and I think they are even putting in new ones. There are study desks and there is plenty of room for you to study. If the library doesn't have a book that you need for your course they will order it in for you. They have everything, journals, books, films. There is even an online source where you can find journals, reports and books and read them from your own laptop. The library also has a costa in it and you are allowed to eat in the library. The university has its own gym and it's better than going to the other gyms around Chichester, as because we are students, we get it cheaper. The University has its own theatre called The Showroom and it also has a large performance space for Dance students too. There are many studios to rehearse for performers, and there is even a rehearsal space for us down the road, a big building called Oakland's house, with three rooms dedicated to us. For performing arts students Oaklands is dedicated per time slot and per year, making the space available when we need it. It is also available to book it yourself. You are able to loan cameras and equipment from ICT. The university has its own student shop as well as the cafeteria. If you are short of money, why not apply to work at the university itself? You could apply to work in the student shop, or behind the bar at the students union, or at the cafeteria, you could even be a bouncer at the students union if you are already qualified. I think you can even apply to work at the library. The University emails you with opportunities for part time jobs, with what's going on in and around the Uni and events you can opt yourself in for.

      2013, 1st year, Performance & Live Arts

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    • Facilities

      I wish i had known about the lack of computers, and musical practise rooms

      2013, 1st year, Music Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Facilities

      I don't know about any of the social areas

      2013, 1st year

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    • Facilities

      SU is small - however with a small campus it makes it feel more packed out and like an actual club. Not being sporty myself I...

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      2013, 3rd year, Training Teachers Primary

      Facilities

      SU is small - however with a small campus it makes it feel more packed out and like an actual club. Not being sporty myself I didn't take much interest, there is a large field nearby which can be used for sports and games, and on the other campus there is a gym so facilities are available! Bar could do with another member of staff, however they are good at employing those year2+ A common room would be great, there aren't many places to just chill with friends when you're unable to sit outside

      2013, 3rd year, Training Teachers Primary

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    • Accommodation

      On the bognor campus, they located students doing the same courses close to each other for example, everyone on my floor of...

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      2013, 2nd year, Training Teachers Primary

      Accommodation

      On the bognor campus, they located students doing the same courses close to each other for example, everyone on my floor of Barbara smith was a primary teacher student

      2013, 2nd year, Training Teachers Primary

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    • Accommodation

      Good, try to be on campus and catered food is tasty. Not all students get a place in halls, but you'd prefer to be there. It...

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      2013, 1st year, Instrumental Or Vocal Performance

      Accommodation

      Good, try to be on campus and catered food is tasty. Not all students get a place in halls, but you'd prefer to be there. It can be quite expemsive

      2013, 1st year, Instrumental Or Vocal Performance

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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.

Creative

77%

HIGH

Sporty

83%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

32%

LOW

Varied union activities

64%

MED

Political

36%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% MED
Average graduate salary £18k LOW
Student score 82% HIGH

Overall student satisfaction

87%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

5,520

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

85%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

16%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

62%

of students are female

Young / Mature

16%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

3%

of students here are from outside the UK

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