The key difference between the Whatuni Student Choice Awards and other university rankings tables is that it's solely driven by student opinion.
There is no cost for universities to enter and there is no judging panel.
Students give their university an overall rating of one to five; we average those results to create overall ratings for each university across ten categories of student experiences.
Existing students write reviews of their university experiences to help future students find the right uni, and to help the universities continually improve.
The 2015 results are based on over 20,000 ratings and reviews written between 10th April2014 and 6th March 2015.