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University of Exeter

Exeter | South West England

Varied union activities Sporty Political City Campus Rural

Ucas code: E84

Exeter is a top university, combining world leading research with some of the highest levels of student satisfaction in the country. We've really invested in buildings and facilities over the last few years, with the showpiece building, The Forum, being opened by the Queen. JK Rowling studied in Exeter and based many elements of Harry Potter on our traditions and buildings...
Source:University of Exeter Students' Guild

What students say about this university

Dialog 1409 comments (356 students)
    • The upside

      Academically very well taught.

      2013, 1st year, Pure Mathematics

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    • The upside

      staff availability

      2013, 1st year, Biological Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The upside

      Nightlife

      2013, 1st year, English Law

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    • The upside

      Variety of academic areas

      2013, 2nd year, English Law

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    • The upside

      Campus is very nice, town is very nice. Beaches - lots of beach activities - rare for universities

      2013, 3rd year, Law By Topic Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The upside

      Amazing situation with a kind and friendly group of students and lecturers.

      2013, 3rd year, Environmental Geography

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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.

Political

59%

HIGH

Sporty

81%

HIGH

Varied union activities

75%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

46%

LOW

Creative

54%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £21.7k HIGH
Student score 81% HIGH

Overall student satisfaction

88%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

21,670

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

80%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

5%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

54%

of students are female

Young / Mature

8%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

25%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

79%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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League table rankings

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Where it's located

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