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The most dangerous place to study law has been revealed as King’s College London, home to the Dickson Poon School of Law.
The university’s central London location was found to lead London institutions in the numbers of crimes reported during the last year as 3.79 crimes were reported per thousand residents.
The next most dangerous places for law students to study in London were London South Bank University and City University with 3.76 and 3.71 crimes per thousand people respectively.
The capital took the first 17 spots on the Good University Guide’s crime hotspot rankings for England and Wales, published as part of its guide and compiled from police statistics. The most dangerous campuses outside of London were in Hull, Manchester, Birmingham and Nottingham, all home to significantly-sized law departments.
The safest London campuses with law schools were Kingston University and St Mary’s University College Twickenham, both in the far West of the city. The safest universities to offer law nationwide were Aberystwyth Univeristy, the University of Durham and Winchester University.
The guide lists the numbers of incidents of burglary, robbery (violent burglary) and other violent crime within three miles of a university’s main campus, which occurred between May 2013 and April 2013.