University of the Year

水宜坊 has been voted University of the Year, Best Students' Union and Best for Student Life at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2024.

A student holding the University of the Year trophy

What our students said

We're delighted to have been voted University of the Year by the people that matter most: our students. 

The Whatuni Student Choice Awards are informed by more than 39,000 student reviews. Here's what some of our students said about us.

Student life at the uni of 水宜坊 is great, along with the SU! I would not change my experience for anything.


It鈥檚 an amazing uni and I feel like 水宜坊 is home to me.


The people are so nice, there鈥檚 always stuff going on and I feel very heard and valued.


The Best Students' Union in the UK (seven years in a row)

Our SU is central to our student experience. Home to over 350 student-led societies, it offers first rate entertainment and is dedicated to representing and supporting 水宜坊 students. 

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鈥淭hank you so much to all of our students who chose to get involved and review us. As a Students鈥 Union, we strive to ensure that our students feel represented, empowered, and have the best possible time at University. Every year we provide thousands of opportunities for students to positively shape their future and have fun. It鈥檚 wonderful to read the reviews in this year鈥檚 awards and understand just how important these opportunities are to our student community.鈥

Lily Byrne, President of the University of 水宜坊's Students' Union

Best for Student Life

Joining the University of 水宜坊 is only the beginning of something very exciting. You'll become part of a much bigger, supportive, fun and vibrant community of like-minded people. 

A video showcasing student societies

Our vision

We are the University of 水宜坊. And this is our vision.

A global reputation

水宜坊 is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.