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University of Exeter

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
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What students say about this university

Dialog 1406 comments (356 students)
    • The upside

      Sports societies, student welfare, student safety

      2013, 1st year, Environmental Geography

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    • The upside

      Great town with varied nightlife and good shops. Loads of music societies which is great considering there is no actual music...

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      2013, 1st year, Classical Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

      The upside

      Great town with varied nightlife and good shops. Loads of music societies which is great considering there is no actual music course

      2013, 1st year, Classical Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The upside

      staff availability

      2013, 1st year, Biological Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The upside

      A huge range of student societies exist to cater for every possible taste and many events are held. The Students' Guild...

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      2013, 1st year

      The upside

      A huge range of student societies exist to cater for every possible taste and many events are held. The Students' Guild constantly strives to listen to students and do what its students would like it to. The Guild is representative of the student body, and has enacted changes such as freezing rent on university accommodation. The mathematics department is full of very supportive staff that go the extra mile to help you succeed. Personal tutors are always available to talk and speak objectively as opposed to trying to keep you in their subject.

      2013, 1st year

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    • The upside

      very sporty, the facilities are great and there are loads of different sports and activities to get involved in through the AU

      2013, 1st year, Law By Topic Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The upside

      campus easy to get around and everything within easy walking distance

      2013, 1st year

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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

Creative

54%

LOW

Varied union activities

75%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

46%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% MED
Student satisfaction score 81% HIGH
Average graduate salary £22k MED

Number of students

22,489

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

78%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

7%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

46%

of students are male

Young / Mature

10%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

25%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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