United Kingdom

University of Winchester

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Rank 106th Location United Kingdom Established 1840 International Students 6.7%
Famous Courses Masters courses, Bachelors courses, Engineering courses, Computers courses, Science courses, Humanities courses, Business courses, BSc, BBA, MBA, MBBS, MS, BE/Btech, MIM International Fees 11,300 GBP

University of Winchester UK

The Institution of Winchester is an English public research university located in Winchester, Hampshire. It was founded in the year 1840. Inr 2005, though, it was granted university status. The University's Chancellor and Vice Chancellor are Alan Titchmarsh and Joy Carter, respectively. The university's motto is "Wisdom ond lar," which translates to "Wisdom and Knowledge." The Cathedrals Group (formally the Council of Church Universities and Colleges or CCUC), an organisation of universities and university colleges in the United Kingdom, includes Winchester University.

The University of Winchester is situated in the picturesque South Downs, near to the UK's south coast. Winchester, a cathedral city, was granted university status in 2008 and now has approximately 7,500 students enrolled.

Winchester was ranked fourth in England for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey. American Studies, Archaeology, Business Management, Choreography and Dance, Digital Media Design, Digital Media Development, Education Studies (Early Childhood), Event Management, Health Community and Social Care Studies, History and the Medieval World, History and the Modern World, Media Production, Media Studies, and Politics and Global Studies all receive 100% overall satisfaction from final year undergraduate students.

The University's atmosphere is informal, with a focus on creating a supportive community for students by promoting start-up enterprises and social entrepreneurship, as well as offering personal support in student education and life. In recent years, Winchester has witnessed a lot of growth, with the completion of brand-new housing and an award-winning student union that received one of the highest rankings in the National Student Survey.

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The University's atmosphere is informal, with a focus on creating a supportive community for students by promoting start-up enterprises and social entrepreneurship, as well as offering personal support in student education and life. In recent years, Winchester has witnessed a lot of growth, with the completion of brand-new housing and an award-winning student union that received one of the highest rankings in the National Student Survey.

Ranking

  • 106th in the Times University Guide 2022
  • 107th in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • According to the Complete Institution Guide Rankings, Winchester is the 106th best university in the UK, 107th in the Guardian Rankings, and 106th in the Times / Sunday Times Rankings. The Teaching Excellence Framework gave Winchester a silver award, indicating that "the university is of excellent quality and consistently exceeds the baseline level anticipated of higher education institutions." [20] Winchester does not appear in any of the major worldwide university rankings (QS, THE, ARWU and CWTS Leiden).

Accommodation

International students at the University of Winchester are guaranteed a spot in university housing for the duration of their studies. Winchester has on-campus and off-campus living options, as well as private rented apartments. There are about 1,500 beds in total, with many of them being en suite, as well as self-catering alternatives. The former are more typical halls of residence with corridors featuring shared bathrooms and kitchenettes, whilst the latter are more traditional halls of residence with corridors containing shared bathrooms and kitchenettes.

Location

The University of Winchester campus is one hour from London and within walking distance of the city centre of Winchester. It is a historic cathedral city that was chosen as the capital of the kingdom of Wessex by Alfred the Great. It's also steeped in Arthurian history, with the castle housing King Arthur's famed Round Table. The city now has a vibrant cultural environment, which is mostly based on its literary past. There are numerous pubs, clubs, restaurants, and cafes, resulting in a vibrant social environment at all hours of the day and night.

Alumni

  • Martin Bashir – television journalist
  • Stuart Brennan – BAFTA-winning actor, writer and film producer
  • Mike Bushell – BBC television journalist
  • Sara Coburn – BBC business presenter
  • Lauren Cohan – American-British actress
  • Mark Diacono – food writer, grower and photographer
  • Claire Fuller – novelist
  • Steve Furst – comic actor
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Course

Under graduate

  • Law with Sports
  • Law with Psychology
  • Law with Politics
  • Law
  • Law with Criminology
  • Law with Media and Communication

Post graduate

  • Practice Education
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Philosophy of Education
  • PGCE via School Direct (tuition-fee)
  • PGCE via School Direct (salaried)
  • PGCE Secondary History with Religious Education

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The following dates of the session of 2021-22 have been reported by the official academic calendar uploaded on University of Winchester's website.

SEMESTER DATES OF ACADEMY YEAR 2021-22
EVENTS DATES
Semester 1
Semester 1 – Part 1 Monday 20 September to Friday 22 October 2021
Semester 1 – Reading Week Monday 25 October to Friday 29 October 2021
Semester 1 – Part 2 Monday 1 November to Friday 17 December 2021
Christmas break Monday 20 December to Friday 7 January 2022
Semester 1 – Assessment Weeks Monday 10 January to Friday 21 January 2022
Semester 2
Semester 2 – Part 1 Monday 24 January to Friday 18 February 2022
Semester 2 – Reading Week Monday 21 February to Friday 25 February 2022
Semester 2 – Part 2 Monday 28 February to Friday 1 April 2022
Spring break Monday 4 April to Friday 22 April 2022 Easter Sunday 17 April
Semester 2 – Part 3 Monday 25 April to Friday 13 May 2022
Semester 2 - Assessment weeks Monday 16 May to Wednesday 1 June 2022
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