Welcome to IpswichIpswich is a large town in Suffolk that aspires to be a university town but has a way to go yet. The town has a population of 133,400, although the built-up area is home to around 180,000 people.
Despite it size, Ipswich lacked a higher education institution until 2007. This was when University Campus Suffolk was created - a joint venture between University of Essex in Colchester and the University of East Anglia in Norwich. The higher education institution has close to 6,000 students spread across several sites in Ipswich. The overall course satisfaction rating for UCS is 1.2 / 5.0.