London Metropolitan University

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Reviewed by Alice who studied Undergraduate Nutrition in 2015.

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Reviewed by Diana who studied Undergraduate International Relations in 2014.

What was really good about the experience?

People

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Quality of the building

Reviewed by luis who studied Undergraduate BA Illustration in 2013.

What was really good about the experience?

Nothing

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Reviewed by Samuel who studied Undergraduate BSc Criminology and Community Policing in 2012.

What was really good about the experience?

Lecturers are experienced practitioners in their academic field, providing students with invaluable experience and opportunities with local employers. Studying at the most diverse and culture-rich university in the UK was a fantastic and grounding experience; a priceless outcome that I will treasure.

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Nothing the university could improve - a thoroughly enjoyable experience overall. Perhaps the social experience would be better if the students were more willing to participate in social events. This might be due to the high number of students who commute (I commuted a total of 4-5 hours each day to and from uni).

Reviewed by Anonymous who studied Undergraduate Music Industry Management in 2012.

What was really good about the experience?

great, innovative course, high quality teaching

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campus could be made more appealing, for example refurbishment of Moorgate building is a good start

Reviewed by Anonymous who studied Undergraduate Business in 2012.

What was really good about the experience?

Overall good experienced and knowledgeable tutors

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Library service

Reviewed by Anonymous who studied Undergraduate International relations in 2012.

What was really good about the experience?

Inspiring lecturers who genuinely care about you and your future .

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Reviewed by Anonymous who studied Undergraduate International relations in 2012.

What was really good about the experience?

Inspiring lecturers who genuinely care about you and your future .

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Reviewed by Tom who studied Undergraduate Accounting and Finance in 2012.

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Reviewed by Frantisek who studied Undergraduate Banking and Finance in 2011.

What was really good about the experience?

Excellent course

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Reviewed by Jessica who studied Undergraduate Human Nutrition and Dietetics in 2011.

What was really good about the experience?

The lecturers have always been helpful to the needs of the course and make themselves available to contact for any queries. The course itself is very well structured to aid relevant learning and address key topics. The course and module leaders work hard to ensure that every student will have access to placements in local hospitals which improves our experience in the field and our employability. The course is accredited by the HCPC. The university itself seems to be very centred around providing education that is of high standard and presenting chances to improve the employability of graduates. There are also a range of access courses available at this university which provide a gateway to other courses accepted at various universities across the UK. The student union bar always seems to put on events but that been said I've never attended so can't comment on that. There are however, two pool tables, a music lounge and an outdoor garden where students are welcome to relax and take a break from studies. North campus is easily accessed by the tube, London overground, local buses and is even cycle friendly. There is hot and cold food available from the cafes on campus from 9-6pm on weekdays and there is also a costa in the blue met lounge. The library and student services available at this campus have been very helpful in my experience. There are lots of useful textbooks which can be located easily and reserved if out of stock. There are countless computers dotted around the campus in addition to the computers that can be found in the computer labs.

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The buildings are in need of refurbishment. Tower building at north campus does indeed look like a council estate and not a place of education. I do think that a fresh coat of paint will help improve the atmosphere of the area, in a pleasant, neutral colour of course. That being said, a bright London Met purple building would add a vibrancy to the area.

Reviewed by Juan Manuel Sanchez Cid who studied Undergraduate Business Information Technology in 2011.

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nothing

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everything

Reviewed by Maria who studied Postgraduate Psychology in 2011.

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Reviewed by Zara who studied Undergraduate LLB Law in 2011.

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Reviewed by Abigail who studied Undergraduate Fashion Marketing and Management in 2011.

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Reviewed by Stefan Rusu who studied Undergraduate Advertising, Marketing Communications and Public R in 2010.

What was really good about the experience?

I studied over 3 years at London Metropolitan University. It's been a vast experience, just everything, living in London, meeting coursework deadlines, nailing exams and working part-time also. My lecturers were mostly one of a kind and that made a huge difference towards my final year and afterwards. This university provides you with great connections and gives you the right framework to develop as a student, graduate and future professional. One of the campuses is located right in the heart of the City. There's plenty of halls of residence to choose from, I would recommend you live somewhere more central so you can enjoy what London has to offer. I didn't live in halls, although I enjoyed a good student life. I'm still best friends with one of my colleagues I met on the first day of uni. London is packed with clubs, bars, pubs and places for entertainment. Sports is also a big plus, people practice all kinds of sports, especially after the London Olympics. My advice is to choose your course wisely, think thoroughly what you wish to study, choose your modules the same way, take things easy, don't stress because it never helps and be very organised and disciplined. When you party do it properly and when you study do it even better.

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Student life could be improved, as well as the university's facilities. There are no halls of residence owned by the university and that makes things slightly overpriced.

Reviewed by Tomas who studied Undergraduate BSc Biomedical Science (Hons) in 2010.

What was really good about the experience?

Absolutely amazing teaching facilities. The super lab is so massive compared to other UK universities. I didn't have to struggle finding a place to work during my final year lab-based research project. Chemistry teaching is simply outstanding. The assessment standards are probably the highest in London and that is advantageous because you want to get the best of your university experience, you want to take in as much information as possible. All my lecturers were exceptionally helpful (as long as you want to help yourself of course)! We had great guest lecturers from NHS hospitals, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine etc. In my second year we even had a field trip around medical history sites in London which was really nice. I mostly enjoyed Clinical/Metabolic Biochemistry, Systems Pathology, Infection Science and my research project modules because lectures were stimulating and engaging. My final year project supervisor allowed me to do a project on something I wanted, which is again so nice. Overall, very nice experience. I am very fortunate to be London Met alumnus!

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The tower building and the inside court should be painted, windows should be changed. University management should be a bit more customer-oriented.

Reviewed by Anonymous who studied Undergraduate LLB law in 2010.

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Reviewed by Otis who studied Undergraduate Music Instruments in 2010.

What was really good about the experience?

The university offers a unique subject and course which cannot be studied at degree level anywhere else within the UK.

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The location of the university although very close to the City of London and Shoreditch is a bit secluded in terms of local amenities and community. The buildings are out of date and the facilities ageing. The administration department of the university is verging on useless and timetabling is poor. For a semester one of my lecturers was off ill - subsequently a completely inadequate replacement was found, causing me and many more of my fellow students to fail a whole module. London Metropolitan seems to have a very impersonal feel in terms of social life and community within the university environment. If one's course could be found at another university, I would advise that London Metropolitan was not a first choice - try somewhere outside of London maybe.

Reviewed by who studied Undergraduate Internetional Tourism management and Travel manage in 2010.

What was really good about the experience?

IT and library facilities

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social life

Reviewed by Z A who studied Postgraduate Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2009.

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Reviewed by Nathan who studied Undergraduate Accounting and Finance in 2009.

What was really good about the experience?

Tutors look out for the interests of students

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Reviewed by Kelly who studied Undergraduate Sociology in 2008.

What was really good about the experience?

Nothing l had to transfer

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The building is out dated they need to modernise the place as it looks like you going in to a house or something does not look like a university and it's not attracting students because its dirty from out side

Reviewed by Jamie who studied Undergraduate LLB in 2008.

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Reviewed by Salman Rizvi who studied Postgraduate MSc Corporate Finance and Investment in 2007.

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Reviewed by Maciej who studied Undergraduate Human Resources Management in 2005.

What was really good about the experience?

Excellent staff, relevant couse content. Very good employment opportunities post graduation

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Reviewed by Anonymous who studied Undergraduate Law in 2000.

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