The University of Northampton

4.0 from 147 ratings
Ranking
102/354 Universities
Location: 
3.3 / 21 reviews
Nightlife: 
3.6 / 21 reviews
Halls of Residence: 
3.4 / 51 reviews
Clubs & Societies: 
4.3 / 11 reviews
Freshers' Week: 
3.9 / 14 reviews

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Why Study Here

Overview

University is a time for personal growth, for developing your passion and making plans for your future. It’s a time for self-discovery, for working hard and reconsidering what you think you know. It’s a time for change. Here at Northampton, our mission is to transform lives and inspire change. We aim to ensure your time at university is fulfilling, satisfying and enjoyable. We have exciting, industry-relevant courses, passionate lecturers, and a brand new Waterside Campus that opened in September 2018.

The University of Northampton has been awarded Gold in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), placing us in an elite group of only 42 higher education institutions in the UK to have been given the highest possible rating. By studying at Northampton, you will be choosing one of the best teaching universities in the UK.

Our industry partnerships and dedication to employability will help you secure the graduate role you deserve. At the University of Northampton we make your learning meaningful, combining traditional classroom teaching with online learning and group work. This combination of learning is much closer to the ‘real world’ of work beyond graduation.

We have a unique commitment to social innovation; this means our staff and our students work hard to have a positive effect on the world. We believe that everybody has the power to make a positive impact on society – small changes that add up to make the world a better place.

  • Total Students
    13,285
  • Male / Female Students
    63% Female 37% Male
  • Full / Part Time
    73% Full Time 27% Part Time
  • International Students
    11% International 89% UK

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The University of Northampton Reviews

4.0 / 147 reviews
  • 5 Stars
    57
  • 4 Stars
    47
  • 3 Stars
    30
  • 2 Stars
    8
  • 1 Star
    5
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13th February 2018
Very good uni , help is Always there when needed from tutors and library staff , very enjoying my class.
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15th February 2018
The uni is awful. The student union do not represent the students. The complaints process is extremely badly managed and the nights out are also crap. My lecturers however on the music course are fucking awesome
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Rankings

Rank City Student Rating
70 Stoke-on-Trent
3.3 / 37 reviews
71 Luton
3.4 / 25 reviews
72 Wrexham Town
3.6 / 12 reviews
73 Lampeter Town
4.7 / 3 reviews
74 Northampton
3.3 / 21 reviews
75 Keele Village
3.9 / 7 reviews
76 Cirencester Town
4.0 / 5 reviews
77 Inverness City
4.0 / 5 reviews
78 Ipswich Town
3.5 / 10 reviews
79 Chatham Town
3.3 / 16 reviews
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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 St John's Hall
3.7 / 15 reviews
2 Bassett Lowke Hall
3.8 / 6 reviews
3 Simon Senlis Hall
3.7 / 7 reviews
4 William Carey Hall
3.6 / 5 reviews
5 Charles Bradlaugh Hall
3.0 / 6 reviews
6 Spencer Perceval Hall
2.9 / 7 reviews
7 Margaret Bondfield Hall
2.6 / 5 reviews
8 John Clare Hall
0.0 / 0 reviews
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Dance
5.0 / 3 reviews
2 Cheerleading
5.0 / 1 review
3 Christian Union
5.0 / 1 review
4 Sober Squad
5.0 / 1 review
5 Trampolining
5.0 / 1 review
6 Romanian Society
4.0 / 1 review
7 Afro-Caribbean Society
2.7 / 3 reviews
8 ACC First Love Plus
0.0 / 0 reviews
9 Airsoft
0.0 / 0 reviews
10 Allotment
0.0 / 0 reviews
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 NB's
3.8 / 21 reviews
2 The Balloon
3.6 / 13 reviews
3 Roadmender
4.0 / 3 reviews
4 AU-RA
5.0 / 1 review
5 Revolution (Northampton)
5.0 / 1 review
6 The Boston
5.0 / 1 review
7 The Picturedrome
5.0 / 1 review
8 Baroque
4.0 / 2 reviews
9 Elysium
4.0 / 2 reviews
10 Fever
3.5 / 2 reviews
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Rank Freshers' Week Student Rating
1 Northampton, University of
3.9 / 14 reviews
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Location Details

The University of Northampton
Waterside Campus
Northampton
NN1 5PH
United Kingdom
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