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    Hola!

    I thought there should be a thread for potential linguists for this upcoming UCAS cycle so we can see how everyone is getting on, course choices and so forth

    Best of luck!

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    French and beginner's Italian here!

    It's all so exciting! I visited the languages open day in Cambridge a while back, and have since been to King's College London (great French department but no Italian) and Leeds :love:

    I might even like Leeds more than Cambridge!

    Edit: Haha neg reps! Ahh sorry I'll head over to the Leeds forum
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    Hi Greengables!

    another ab-initio Italian!

    Leeds university would be perfect :love: I loved it at the open day my friends who are there absolutely adore it

    Personally though I could not go to university in London though

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    Thanks for starting this!

    Username: such_a_lady
    Real name: Chiara
    GCSEs: 13 A*s
    AS Levels: Maths (A), German, Spanish, Eng Lit, Eng Lang
    Course: German and Spanish, RR24
    Unis of choice (for now, anyway): Oxford, St Andrew's, Edinburgh, Durham, Bath

    I personally believe there are so few linguists around that we should all stick together
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    I'm currently in a quandary about what I want to study, but as long as I've got good results in it this year then I think I'll definitely be applying for French.
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    gonna be applying to UEA for french and japanese double honours
    I don't really have a back-up uni... I know I should but I do have my heart set on UEA and can't look at any other uni's other than nottingham when I go for a summer school next week :/
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    Is anyone doing the Language day at Southampton tomorrow?
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    Hola, todo el mundo. Hoping to do Japanese Studies with Spanish. I might apply for Japanese and Lingustics at some places. I'm planning on applying to:
    Sheffield
    Manchester
    Leeeeeeeeeeeeds
    Newcastle
    Oxford Brookes (I might not, I haven't heard good things about their Japanese department)
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    (Original post by such_a_lady)
    GCSEs: 13 A*s
    WOW!!! Im sorry but that is just amazing!!!! I only got 2A*s
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    Hey, am a part of the maths applicants thread so am loving the fact theres one for languages as I want to do a course in possibly:
    Maths and/with German
    or Maths with a year in europe (ie germany!!)
    I have only been to one open day so far and loved it - Sheffield!!!
    But am also looking at: Lancaster, Leeds (is leeds a good uni for languages everyone seems to like it!!!), Royal Holloway, Heriot-Watt and maybe a few others
    What are good unis for languages that want like AAB-ABB (ie not oxbridge!!!)
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    (Original post by BeccaCath94)
    What are good unis for languages that want like AAB-ABB (ie not oxbridge!!!)
    Warwick, Cardiff, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham? :dontknow:

    I don't really know which universities I'd like to apply for. At the moment I suppose Bristol and Cardiff are the ones I like the look of most. I'm visiting both of them this week though, so we'll see if my opinion changes.
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    (Original post by BeccaCath94)
    WOW!!! Im sorry but that is just amazing!!!! I only got 2A*s
    Yay, thankyou!

    Did anyone here come to the Southampton languages day?
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    *subscribes*

    Best of luck to everyone!
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    HURRAH!!! Linguists unite! :-)

    Hopefully applying for French and Spanish and possibly European Studies, results pending. If I do well enough to feel I could apply to Bath or Edinburgh, I'll definitely apply for European Studies. I'd looked at Southampton, but you can't split your year abroad there. Sad times.

    Definitely following this thread
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    linguists ftw

    hopeful French and German ab initio [and Russian ab initio?] applicant here (dependent on results, of course).

    looking at Cambridge, St. Andrew's and Sheffield for sure, but undecided about the rest of my unis.

    I'm an international, so I won't be visiting any unis unfortunately. so any advice on which unis are best for languages is much appreciated
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    (Original post by -raisa)
    looking at Cambridge, St. Andrew's and Sheffield for sure, but undecided about the rest of my unis.

    I'm an international, so I won't be visiting any unis unfortunately. so any advice on which unis are best for languages is much appreciated
    Sheffield is a v good uni and has a good language department...not been anywhere else yet but...
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    (Original post by BeccaCath94)
    Sheffield is a v good uni and has a good language department...not been anywhere else yet but...
    I love all the languages that Sheffield offers! I would love to take up a third language, and Sheffield offers languages like Czech and Luxembourgish
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    (Original post by -raisa)
    I love all the languages that Sheffield offers! I would love to take up a third language, and Sheffield offers languages like Czech and Luxembourgish
    Hahaha yeah luxemburgish just sounds so cool!!!!! haha even for its name :P
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    (Original post by BeccaCath94)
    Hahaha yeah luxemburgish just sounds so cool!!!!! haha even for its name :P
    Ikr?

    probably not a very useful language, but very interesting nonetheless

    what other unis are you going to be looking at?
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    (Original post by -raisa)
    Ikr?

    probably not a very useful language, but very interesting nonetheless

    what other unis are you going to be looking at?
    Hahaha yeah...i probably wont be studying it though :/
    Ermm, lancaster, leeds, Royal holloway maybe, Heriot Watt, liverpool...and a few others
    What about you?

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