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    I'm just wondering what the difference is between a campus university and the alternatives? I know its probably a really stupid question, but I'd appreciate someone explaining it to me
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    (Original post by sammagnus2016)
    I'm just wondering what the difference is between a campus university and the alternatives? I know its probably a really stupid question, but I'd appreciate someone explaining it to me
    Hey! A campus university is where you would find student accommodation, teaching and research facilities all in one location, as opposed to a 'city' university where you'd find campuses scattered through out the city.
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    Hey! A campus university is where you would find student accommodation, teaching and research facilities all in one location, as opposed to a 'city' university where you'd find campuses scattered through out the city.
    Thanks, would you say that one is better than the other?
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    (Original post by sammagnus2016)
    Thanks, would you say that one is better than the other?
    It's all about preference tbh. I'm at a campus university, and I love it due to it's convenience, especially when you don't have to worry about paying for transport
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    (Original post by sammagnus2016)
    I'm just wondering what the difference is between a campus university and the alternatives? I know its probably a really stupid question, but I'd appreciate someone explaining it to me
    To add to sam magnus point, some campus universities have some or all accomodation off campus and just the main teaching & student union facilities on campus.
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    Theres three types:
    A Campus (my favourite)- Everything is usually in one place. As Jelly1000 says it can happen where the accommodation is off site however at my uni and all of the ones i visited all the accommodation is on site.

    A City- The buildings and accommodation are scattered across a city. You may be sharing a building with another university and then you could be living in halls with students from other universities as well (for example a lot of Liverpool's accommodation is privately owned so you could be with people from Uni of, Hope, John Moores)

    Collegiate- As far as i know there's three (Oxford, Cambridge and Durham). Basically you're part of a college and you live and do all of your studying within that college however you're connected to the university as a whole (for example there may be one student gym for all colleges to use or one library)
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    Theres three types:
    A Campus (my favourite)- Everything is usually in one place. As Jelly1000 says it can happen where the accommodation is off site however at my uni and all of the ones i visited all the accommodation is on site.

    A City- The buildings and accommodation are scattered across a city. You may be sharing a building with another university and then you could be living in halls with students from other universities as well (for example a lot of Liverpool's accommodation is privately owned so you could be with people from Uni of, Hope, John Moores)

    Collegiate- As far as i know there's three (Oxford, Cambridge and Durham). Basically you're part of a college and you live and do all of your studying within that college however you're connected to the university as a whole (for example there may be one student gym for all colleges to use or one library)

    Thank you! Is there like a list or something of campus unis? Or is it fairly obvious on their website?
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    (Original post by sammagnus2016)
    Thank you! Is there like a list or something of campus unis? Or is it fairly obvious on their website?
    https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/uni...unis-in-the-uk
 
 
 
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