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**** Update**** It has been one year since I graduated from UCE. One of my friends is still studying an engineering course there; apparently it hasn’t improved at all. NOTE: The engineering department is moving from its Perry Barr location to Birmingham city ... Read review

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Community Level 2adam.owen

adam.owen

U.C.E. Engineering department

AdvantagesGood location,excellent cheap cake shop near by!

DisadvantagesPoor communication between staff and students. Lack of equipment.

"**** Update**** It has been one year since I graduated from UCE. One of my friends is still studying an engineering course there; apparently it hasn’t improved at all. NOTE: The engineering department is moving from its Perry Barr location to Birmingham city centre in time for the new semester. This new location is known as Millennium Point. My friend will be attending this new location so I will keep you informed whether or not the department ..." Read review
29.04.2001

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Community Level 1robwerth

robwerth

Not a good Uni

Advantagesgood location

Disadvantagespoor admin, too many students not enough staff, bad feelings from staff to students

"...spent 3 years at the University of Central England I feel I must tell others about this place. In a good location 3 miles from Birmingham city centre, this is about the only good thing going for the university. The students are spread all over the city, so there is no "student community" feeling to the place. The student's union is almost non-existent, doing very little for the actual students. What they do do appears to be very much for themselves, ..." Read review
11.08.2000

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Community Level 1zero

zero

So much potential yet so little achieved

AdvantagesSome very good lecturer's, so many courses

Disadvantageslook at the league tables

"...currently a student at the university of Central England. And I have to say it is sad what I have seen. The university is no good, who's to blame the Lecturer's ar the students. In my opinion BOTH. So many students waste the time of lecturer's and the lecturer's are not tough enough on the students. Onething that I have noticed in this uni, there is no discipline. In the engineering faculty the courses look to nice in the proppectus, they look ..." Read review
08.04.2001

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Community Level 1lindiloo53

lindiloo53

BA primary with QTS or PGCE

Advantages Are often willing to listen to concerns and problems of students.

Disadvantages Situated in a deprived area.

"...to the university. I commute to university from a local city, and have never had a problem getting there or home. The Education courses are very work based, with all units studied linking to within education with a useful outcome! I would reccommend this uni to anyone looking for a career within education, as it is very student focussed. ..." Read review
12.04.2007

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