The University of Winchester Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars based on 167 reviews
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3.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

21st March 2018
The university campus is small making it easily accessible for students however the size is also a downfall. There are several places to get food on campus, although the only franchise outlet onsite is quite expensive resulting in students seeking cheaper alternatives on campus where price reflects the quality of food. Two shops at the university (Main campus and West downs) both with limited capacity for stock. Only two cashpoints onsite of the whole university which are occasionally out of order meaning students have to walk into town to draw cash out for free. Good sized library with 3 floors. A vast selection of study spaces available to students located all around the university, from quiet study areas and rooms available for hiring to dicussion and more social study areas. The terrace bar is open week days however more on the pricey side considering it is a student bar. The student union is very spacious with four floors however, only two are open during SU events which limits capacity. Overall a good campus for a small university with the town centre a 15 minute walk away.
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Lounge areas for minority groups to get together available for students. Commuters area for those travelling from afar and need somewhere to relax/study. Bursaries and scholarships awarded to those from lower social economic background which do not need to be paid back allowing which is a great help in supporting students struggling with living costs.
Health and wellbeing services
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
Good health and wellbeing services - an onsite surgery with nurses and healthcare professionals, lots of students registered here.
Support for international students
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
Good support for international students with help available at student services for students in need for travel advice, visas, accommodation etc.
Support and facilities for disabled students
3.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
Easy access points - wheelchair slopes located all around campus and student accommodation available for disabled individuals. However, West downs campus in particular is located on a hill and consistered less accessible. Gym could have more resources available for disabled students.
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

13th March 2018
I love this Uni, it is the one for me and to me it is amazing. The student union especially I amazing in providing everything you need and provides many opportunities.
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

13th March 2018
Excellent teaching facilities and engaging staff. Really flexible degrees that enable you to study the areas you want to
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Bursary given to help students
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Signed up to doctors imediatly and given lots of information in welcome pack
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

13th March 2018
Great course, great people, great tutors, great support and overall great time here. Housing people are nice too. It's a solid place to be and would recommend fully yes I would very much
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Megan Batchelor

13th March 2018
The university has two campuses, both of which are quite small, which is great for getting to know lots of people and making friends. There are lots of facilities such as cafes and restaurants, but some of these are quite expensive. The student union hosts a range of entertainment, with the best being weekly BOP fancy dress nights which student attend as groups or societies. The student union team are very helpful, and so are the lecturers. There is always lots going on around the university and it’s a great place to be, although there are not many places to go for a night out in town. Overall, Winchester is a great university.
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

13th March 2018
Winchester is the ultimate fairy tale city. I couldn't design a more beautiful location in which to study. The campus itself is small, so incredibly easy to navigate. Most courses are fairly small so you'll be known as a name, not a number and will see familiar faces everywhere you go. The library is an excellent place to study, and the two student cafe / bar areas are reasonably priced and never too busy. The student union itself is incredibly approachable and accommodating, and events are arranged frequently. Overall Its a lovely, friendly and community orientated university experience.
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

13th March 2018
Very helpful and friendly staff. Generally the uni isn’t too big so easy to move around. Down side, it’s aometimes very cold in the classrooms.
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4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

13th March 2018
Winchester is stated to have low crime rates and I do feel safe in the university. The campus is comprised of new and old buildings, I really like the apperance of some buildings, including some of the lecture rooms. The only downside is that some of the buildings are a bit outdated and they need room for improvement. The food is particularly nice and I really like the University's salad bar and pizza restaurant. I enjoyed my forensic studies course during the first lecture, but there were a lack of practical sessions i.e investigating mock crime scenes. There is one part that I have to point out about the halls of residence, there are not many studio flats (including kitchens) that are on offer. It would be nicer if there were more studio flats for studenta who wish to move in them. The University have their own night club and the main events held are held at the University just mainly include nightclubs that promotes drinking alcohol. I wish for there to be more fun and exciting events that do not just mainly consist of cheap University nightclub outings. On the downside, there aren't many societies in the University of Winchester, compared to other Universities in the UK and I wish there were more of them. Some of the teaching experiences are good and some are not so good, it is like a mixed bag. Overall, the University of Winchester is a nice and compact educational institution.
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Cerys Grainger

13th March 2018
Lovely university, campus is modern and appropriately sized, with good facilities. Love the teaching degree, fab course with great lecturers. The student union does good nights out and is a lovely uni.
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Mental health support takes a while to get into the system but once you are in they are really good in helping you continue with your studies and check up on you.
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

10th March 2018
Great university and coming to the end of my three years now, would recommend to anyone ! The campus is beautiful and everyone is very friendly
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4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

4th March 2018
My experience at Winchester so far has been great, I’m studying Primary Education and I’m in my first year! The teaching staff are so friendly and approachable as well as being highly knowledgeable on their subject. The student services team are great, go out of their way to help you. The feel of the university in itself is good, it’s a friendly environment and I always feel safe. The only downfall I would say is the location, you have to go into Southampton for a decent night out. I’m don’t live on campus but many of my friends do and their accommodation seems great, fair size with good kitchens. Again a problem is parking on campus, you can only park if you have a permit and they do not have anywhere near enough spaces. I have to park on campus due to being a parent and needing to rush off to collect my son but if you don’t need to rush off there is a great park and ride service, students of Winchester even get a discount.
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4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

4th March 2018
The campus is quite small but its pretty with a stunning view. I currently study events management and it is a brilliant course full with helpful lecturers and interesting modules. The student union is good for themed nights, however compared to other unis they dont have a lot of nights out and its quite quiet.
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On campus they have a doctors, disability help and mental health support. They offer drop in sessions throughout the week and if you need help, you can always email them and they get back to you instantly.
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4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
Im not sure about disabled students
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3.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

4th March 2018
The university has a great vibe on campus and all the lecturers are great fun and always happy to help.
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

26th February 2018
The campus is so lovely and they have lots of eco friendly things. They also do lots with sustainability, including recently placing down hedgehog houses and doing module audits to make sure each module contains sustainability and environmental knowledge. The careers in particular are very good! They are easy and approachable, answer very quickly and are generally very helpful. They hold lots of workshops to help with CVs and such. My course is so much better than I could have hoped for. Heather modules are well structured and contained a wide variety of modules to chose from. The lectures and staff in the faculty are so lovely. They are always willing to help and very approachable. There is also volunteering within the faculty which is great too!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
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Don't know much about this. But my friends say it is great.
Health and wellbeing services
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
They are very open and easy to talk to. Always willing to meet up and great at listening. They also have lots of tools to help with a huge variety of thins.
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4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
Very good. Lots of devices and options for help. They are always ready to listen and help. Very approachable and easy to talk to. Easy to make appointments.
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4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

20th February 2018
Course is very interesting, only annoying bit is when lecturers don't really listen to feedback. Campus is lovely, library is small but has plenty of resources especially if you take advantage of the online ones. Su is Ok, don't have massive deal to do with the su purely because I don't really drink so don't like clubbing.
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