The 10 safest towns - and the 10 most dangerous - to be a student

Saturday 18 April 2015 16:30
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A new analysis has revealed the most dangerous - and safest - places to be a student.

The website sturents.com looked at 535,468 crimes in student housing areas in 64 towns and cities in England and Wales.

Brighton was found to be the most dangerous place for a student to live in terms of recorded crimes per thousand residents, while Surrey's Egham was the safest.

Most dangerous places to be a student (recorded crimes per thousand residents in student area in 2014)

1 Brighton (829.4)

2 Swansea (633.1)

3 Stoke-on-Trent (534.4)

4 Newcastle (519.9)

5 Stockton (484.6)

6 Sunderland (471.5)

7 Middlesbrough (465.8)

8 Bolton (387.5)

9 York (387.4)

10 Wolverhampton (386)

Safest places to be a student (recorded crimes per thousand residents in student area in 2014)

1 Egham (56.6)

2 High Wycombe (69.5)

3 Bath (74.4)

4 Falmouth (79.7)

5 Bedford (92.2)

6 Loughborough (98.4)

7 Medway (100.5)

8 Norwich (104.5)

9 Durham (114.6)

10 Hull (116.1)

Source: sturents.com

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