Confused by all the terms thrown around about university life? Check out these explanations of university jargon...
Either way, the basic structure will be similar: you'll normally have a room of your own, sometimes with an en-suite, as well as shared facilities like kitchens. Depending on the hall, you might get a game room, a study lounge, or other bonuses.
The details of your contract are likely to be different between university-run halls and private halls. Rent will also vary between different halls, depending on who is running them and what facilities they have - but don't assume that privately-run halls will necessarily be more expensive, as this isn't always the case.
Student unions also contribute to the social side of university life. They provide funds for clubs and societies, and organize events like
Some universities have more than one campus. Sometimes this is because the university is split across two areas in the same region, but in other cases a university will open a campus somewhere completely different - for example, the University of Sunderland has a campus in London.
- Bachelor’s degree
After getting your Bachelor’s degree, you can keep studying and get further degrees, including:
- Master’s degree