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Worcester and the surrounding area

Worcester and the surrounding area

The city you live in plays an important part in your University experience.

With one in 10 residents a student, Worcester is a fantastic place to study and live. It was recently named as one of the Times’ best cities to live, as well as being one of the happiest and safest cities in the UK.

Download our Student City Guide, which is written by students for students, and includes lots of tips on places to visit, eat, drink and shop.

Find out about things to do in Worcester, including night life, shopping and getting around the city.

Worcester Cathedral, nearby houses and the view of the River Severn.

Living in Worcester

A Metro article has recently shared "22 reasons why Worcester is the absolute best place to live in the UK." From its rich history and beautiful countryside to its independent shops and restaurants, there are many benefits to living in Worcester.

The city is home to festivals, sport events and live music venues, so there is always plenty to do in the local area. For more guidance on living in Worcester, visit our Worcester Student Life blog.