Many students don't look deeply into the university campus as part of their university research - at least initially. And it makes sense: choosing a university is a long and complex road. When they're starting out, students are probably led by big, weighty criteria like academic fit, destination country and course content.
But it soon comes time to narrow down their university choices (after all, you know how demanding even one application can be, so they won’t want to send dozens!). At that stage, the university campus becomes a decisive factor.
In our recent blog post, we looked at one of the big factors at play when comparing university settings: the campus vs city university distinction. If you’ve not read the article yet, it’s a handy way to get students thinking about what they want from their university experience, and start eliminating universities that don’t fit the bill.
In this second part, we think about some of the other important criteria students should consider as they explore campuses (whether virtually or in person). To help them find their perfect homes for the next three+ years, read on!