Where to study, choosing a university
Work out your priorities
Compare similar courses at different universities and look at the whole picture. For things to consider see deciding which degree to study.
Location and size
Do you prefer the city or country? Large or smaller campuses? Go to open days, walk around to get a feel for it. Find out how many students are enrolled in the courses that interest you.
Living costs and transport
Where will you live, is it affordable? Work out a budget. Find out about casual work in the area. How easy is it to get to the university? Do you need reliable public transport?
Extra curricular activities
Do you want to get involved in student life? Find out about the sport facilities and social activities on campus.
Family and friends
Going to university is a wonderful opportunity to make new friends. How important is it for you to live near your family and friends?