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as a uni is it any good? wheres good to live around it?
what have you got to lose?
i should probably look into it a little more
admittedly that is a part of the appeal... tho spending another 12,000 pounds on a two letters at the end of your name needs a little more justification
in some subject areas. As an overall entity, it's rated pretty highly (even in international terms); but that's kind of to be expected given the size of it. It's huge, and its departments are spread over a pretty wide area through central London. So it completely depnds on what course you do.
As for living: would you be a 1st year undergrad? If so there are lots of halls very nearby. I.e. within walking distance to the Uni; and that might represent the one chance you get to live in ubercentral London.
ill be a postgrad - looking at the european thought MA - part of the rather large centre for european studies. competition looks pretty fierce so im currently trying to write a kick ass application...
I'm not sure, but there really is a massive love for international studies and that here, so I guess it follows that the competition would be tough. As a postgrad you wouldn't be offered halls nearby, but it's got excellent transport links to pretty much everywhere. I live out east (which is easy enough) but I know loads of people who live out on the fringes and commute to Waterloo (and walk from there).
One of the best unis in the country. But I suppose it depends on what you're looking to do there. They rejected me :( But my friend goes there and loves it. I just suppose you've got to be prepared for the living costs in London. But London's ace.
ucl people who live up in harringey, along green lanes like i do. takes no time to get in and rent is uber-cheap.
plus its safe and has 24hour shops. i love harringey more than anything.
if you want. harringey is good, i want to live there.
at the interview stage, probably something to do with the fact i forgot the major caracters in Great ecpectations (a book i rather foolishly put on my application form despite not reading it in about 3 years...)
(I don't know how they managed that) and by the time they properly got in contact with me it was April! And it was a rubbish phone interview! :(
and it was good. One of the best in the country for that degree. Campbell House is a rather good hall and the rates are very reasonable. When you get to the second year it pays to have your accommodation sorted as quickly as possible after the first exams. Otherwise you'll be left with massively expensive crap.
Social life is top notch, though the union isn't great, it doesn't have to be.
I enjoyed my time there and though I never finished due to other issues, I would hastily recommend it to anyone.
to do a post grad course. I did a Masters there 97-99. Unfortunately my knowledge of the accomodation situation there is now many many years out of date.
in sept to do a masters course. i'm living with friends but i dont know where yet.
this post isnt helpful. sorry.
but I spent a lot of time sneaking into their union bar because it was better than ours (Kings college had a rubbish bar, full of penises) and I had a lot of fun there. I know that much. the long island ice teas were plenty fun