The Virgin Guide to British Universities 2010

The Virgin Guide to British Universities 2010

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"The Virgin 2010" guide is the only university guide to offer a uniquely students' eye view of what it's like to study at a particular university. As well as hard facts and practical information on every UK university - such as official ratings for teaching, statistics on where graduates end up and employment prospects by subject - the guide is also packed with useful information such as what the social scene is like, how much living costs are likely to be and what the student profile at a particular university is really like. With a comprehensive entry on every UK university, the Virgin guide contains all the information and advice potential undergraduates will need to choose the best university for them. With average student debt topping GBP12,000, choosing the right university has never been more crucial. The Virgin guide will make the choice easy.
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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 152 x 234 x 40mm | 621.42g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0753519518
  • 9780753519516
  • 957,135

About Piers Dudgeon

Piers Dudgeon is a writer, editor and photographer. Previously a publisher in London, he now lives in North Yorkshire.
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The insider's guide to choosing the best university for you

The Virgin 2010 Guide to British Universities is the only guide written with the honesty and frankness of the students who are at the universities.

Completely up to date, drawing on the latest surveys, independent audits and statistics, and combining them with the authentic voice of actual student experience, the guide offers indispensable advice to help you choose the right university for you.

Get the lowdown on:

The students' view of campus life
Teaching quality and the latest entry requirements
The typical student profile at each university
Quality and cost of accommodation
The student union and social scene
Campus arts, media and political agenda
Employment prospects and where graduates end up

With no-nonsense advice, plenty of practical information and unrivalled student opinion, this guide provides the most honest picture of student life around.

'Serious and honest' Times Higher Educational Supplement

'Get studying this guide' Sun

'The value of this book lies in the info-crammed pages on universities' Evening Standard

'The guide offers racy but reliable profiles that focus as much on the way of life as academic considerations' Daily Telegraph
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"This is a very impressive piece of work . . . a serious and honest picture of student life at each major higher education establishment in the UK"
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