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Excellent

ProSeaside! Weather, people, place, everything!!! I l...

ConsNone!

The University of Portsmouth! Aged 18, I had come out of A-Levels and unsure of what path to take at University, and unwilling to get into debt for something I wasn't sure I wanted to do, I opted to work. In June 2006 something happened to make me feel I needed to do something for myself...

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Super

“One year down two to go!”

published 29/09/2004

ProBy the sea! Great atmosphere - an enjoyable time

ConsFew halls of residence

As I am just about to embark on my second year at Portsmouth uni I feel ready to review the university from my experiences as a student. I've also noticed a lack of recent reviews (and some older rather negative reviews of the uni) in this section and as things are always changing I hope this...

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Excellent

“play up pompey”

published 25/04/2005

Proby the sea

Consyou have to leave after 3 years

Im in the third year of my criminology and criminal justice degree at Portsmouth university and sadly have to leave in the next couple of months after a brilliant three years. So I now feel qualified to be able to write a review of the university! Portsmouth is actually an island and it has...

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Not for me

“Drama Second Year”

published 01/03/2009

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Hi, I'm a undergraduate at Portsmouth University now half way through my second year studying Drama. So far I have been very dissatisfied by the quality of my course. The drama department is best described as 'weak'. It is evident that there is a clear lack of understanding amongst certain...

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Good

“A fun place to be.”

published 26/10/2006

ProRelaxed atmosphere.

ConsA little disorganised.

I came here to do Film and media and i still hold a lot of fun memories here. COURSE/TEACHING: Most of the degree courses are modular now with the exams taking place after christmas and in the summer. I feel that with regards to course structure and materials it could do with more organisation...

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Excellent

ProExcellent Social scene

ConsLack of halls but off set by loads of cheap housin...

Where do you start? Pompey uni is rapidly becoming one of the largest student communities in the South, with roughly 20,000 students, so there is quite a few of us. I am currently on a computing course stream and am off to a year out placement in industry and i must say im going to miss the place...

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Good

ProReasonable nightlife, good sports teams, some very...

ConsHigh drop-out rates, high rent for accommodation, ...

There's a standard joke amongst people who attend Portsmouth University: Q: "Why did you choose to begin studying here?". A: "I just went through clearing, like everyone else!". There is more than a small amount of truth in this joke, but it's unfair to the large amount of courses the university...

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Excellent

Prowell organised (see also text below)

Consnot realy (see below)

4 years of studying and 2 degrees, that is what the EEP promises for electrical engineers. You'll have to spend 2 years in Portsmouth and 2 years in a country of your choice (Germany, France, Switzerland) at selected Universities. I'm doing the EEP with Germany since 1997 and it has been an...

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Super

“Not as bad as you think”

published 27/12/2000

ProVast amount of courses, good cheap pubs about

Consstudents union

I am currently in my second year at Portsmouth University and I know Portsmouth University has had a lot of bad press and there are a lot of things about the University which need to be sorted out. And a lot of the people at the University ask why tey came here? Despite this reputation it has...

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Excellent

ProLoads of cool pubs,

ConsCurrently a poor Union, Milton is a bit remote!

Well I'm just a fortnight away from completing my first year at Pompey and well, what can I say; lots obviously! Firstly I'm afraid it starts with drink! Not compulsory, but a very large majority of students will have visited the local clubs, pubs and bars to sample the music and the booze of...

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Super

ProGreat night life

ConsCampus is not on one site, more spread around the ...

I attended Portsmouth Uni about 7 years ago but the stories I have heard from friends allows me to conclude, not much has changed. Firstly the Uni is split into two main sites Milton (steer clear for accomodation anf nightlife) and the main city, although the main city is again split up into...

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Good

“Current students opinion”

published 14/12/2000

ProGoos courses (but choose carefully, not all of the...

ConsStudents Union, reputation

I am a 2nd yaer goegraphy studnet who as previously attended Exeter Uni, so am in a good position to compare the two. Portsmouth University has some great courses, it's buisness school is one of the best in the country and attracts students from all over the world. The geography department also...

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Excellent

ProGreat opportunities, well staffed, new facilities.

Consnone!

After reading many of the negative reviews, i was a little apprehensive about coming to Pompey, but so far i've had a great time! The new Drama course started this year and whilst it has had a few teething problems I think that overall it's been a really AMAZING experience! There's a lot of one...

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Excellent

ProMock Courtroom, Good student teacher ratio, fantas...

ConsTimetabling may not be perfect for combined honour...

There are alot of reviews of he university itself - Portsmouth is a former poly, and is only now really finding it's legs as a true academic instituion - and this is being done in a fairly piecemeal fashion, some of the departments far surpass the others. One of those that really shines is the...

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Excellent

“university of portsmouth”

published 29/12/2007

Proeverything is very close

Consnot great if you dont like busy city life

i have now attended the university of Portsmouth for two years and have thoroughly enjoyed my time there. the university is well situated in the center of the town close to transport links, shops, bars and clubs. many universities are situated on their own campus which can feel quite isolated...

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