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    (Original post by Abbic4)
    thats cool will have to do freshers week with each other or something if we both get in
    sure thing
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    hey I'm staying at the Clifton Campus in peverell Block O flat 85. Anyone else in Block O too? x
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    I'm block M so quite near but not in the same block :-)
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    Helloo, due to a lot of family stuff going down and having to keep going home for it etcetc, I'm resitting first year, please be nice as I'm more nervous this time round than the first!

    Anyone taking Politics/Sociology?

    Feel free to ask any questions, I've been here a year already (kind of).

    Really hope this year goes better

    Good luck to everyone taking exams!
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    (Original post by beccah)
    Helloo, due to a lot of family stuff going down and having to keep going home for it etcetc, I'm resitting first year, please be nice as I'm more nervous this time round than the first!

    Anyone taking Politics/Sociology?

    Feel free to ask any questions, I've been here a year already (kind of).

    Really hope this year goes better

    Good luck to everyone taking exams!
    Hey

    How come you nervous second time around? Shouldnt you be be more chilled second time around tho :cool:

    Whats the ones best thing and one worst thing about ntu that you can think of?

    Anyway hope your 2nd year is better !
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    (Original post by beccah)
    Helloo, due to a lot of family stuff going down and having to keep going home for it etcetc, I'm resitting first year, please be nice as I'm more nervous this time round than the first!

    Anyone taking Politics/Sociology?

    Feel free to ask any questions, I've been here a year already (kind of).

    Really hope this year goes better

    Good luck to everyone taking exams!
    what was the schedule like? 9-4 days or were classes more spread out?
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    (Original post by beccah)
    Helloo, due to a lot of family stuff going down and having to keep going home for it etcetc, I'm resitting first year, please be nice as I'm more nervous this time round than the first!

    Anyone taking Politics/Sociology?

    Feel free to ask any questions, I've been here a year already (kind of).

    Really hope this year goes better

    Good luck to everyone taking exams!
    I'm taking psychology with sociology so kinda :P should be in the same lectures! you will be fine..nothing to worry about im sure! xx

    did you stay in halls? if ya did...any idea what sandby is like haha :P
    xxx
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    (Original post by beccah)
    Helloo, due to a lot of family stuff going down and having to keep going home for it etcetc, I'm resitting first year, please be nice as I'm more nervous this time round than the first!

    Anyone taking Politics/Sociology?

    Feel free to ask any questions, I've been here a year already (kind of).

    Really hope this year goes better

    Good luck to everyone taking exams!
    Yes i'm doing, Politics/Sociology combined,
    what are the lecturers like?, what's the male/female ratio? what's the course generally like? aand where are you stayin?
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    (Original post by elisabeth)
    what was the schedule like? 9-4 days or were classes more spread out?
    I'd like to know this too, though surely it would vary per course?
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    (Original post by katiepeacock)
    Im in mansion square! what flat?
    'Room MS-A-44A ' whatever that means. what on you in?
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    New halls on clifton....but wanted sandby, im gonna ring around exam time and see if any rooms available there from wen people fail etc.

    D block ground floor BTW
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    I'm not sure how to quote more than one person but hopefully this will work?

    I'm slightly nervous because I'm resitting people may judge..also don't think I will be able to partake in the 2011 Freshers so won't be able to make it to events and meet people beforehand, but hopefully people will be nice and friendly in the workshops, I think I'm just shy..and a bit of a worrier :P my attendance will be higher this year, I think not being able to attend much so far stopped me from making as many friends obviously.

    I can't really think of negatives of being at Trent, there are a lot of positives, the library is very good, plenty of resources and help on hand if you need it, lots of computers and printers available too.
    There's lots of sport clubs as with every uni, there's something for everyone, even knitting society which meet at a pub/bar every monday night drink and learn knitting patterns

    There are lots of societys to get involved with, the Politics society is good at organizing MP talks etc, and nights out and having debates over a pint. Wednesday nights are social nights for most clubs.

    The Politics department is really organized and always punctual in returning work and giving feedback, the lectures and seminars are structured well. There's one lecturer who isn't good at replying to e-mails, but I think he's just not very good at technology..nearly every lecture he'd have to call a technician to help with the projector aha.

    With Sociology I found the only issue was with our Thinking Sociologically lecturer..we were meant to have a 2 hour lecture but he always finished an hour earlier, and didn't really get into any depth on the topics..however that lecturer retired in April so hopefully won't have the same problem next year they give lots of workshops on writing the essays and planning them so you're never lost wondering what you're meant to be doing.

    Some really good books I'd recommend buying which will help you through the year are:

    Politics UK 7th Edition, Bill Jones and Philip Norton
    Modern Politics Ideologies 3rd Edition, Andrew Vincent
    Sociology 6th Edition, Anthony Giddens

    Of course you shouldn't rely on these alone, make sure you do the other recommended reading where all the books are available in the library but these books will be great for the whole year. I'm pretty sure they haven't changed the modules for next year from talking to my personal tutor whose also the programme leader. These books have served me well.


    It depends from course to course on the timetable but typically I didn't have more than 2/3 hours of lectures per day, plus an hour seminar, however seminars can be fortnightly or move times and days. I always had a Thursday off! I think its rare that you'd have a 9-4 day! I only had one 9am start on a Wednesday, quite lucky really.

    Sandby is brilliant for the socialising aspect of things, as it's 13 to a kitchen you get to meet lots of people. It's in a brilliant location as it's right next to City campus, i.e roll out of bed 10 mins before a lecture. Personally it wouldn't have suited me as I'm a very light/bad sleeper and there's quite a lot of noise and a fair few fire alarms from what my friend tells me. However, that's just halls for you

    Next year I'm living in a house on Forest Road, so it's going to be a little harder to meet people in that sense also.

    Where's everyone staying? And what are you all studying?
    Good luck with exams!

    Anymore questions feel free to ask, hope some of this has helped and I haven't rambled on about nonsense.
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    (Original post by Kojo Mojo)
    Yes i'm doing, Politics/Sociology combined,
    what are the lecturers like?, what's the male/female ratio? what's the course generally like? aand where are you stayin?
    I've written a big paragraph above but I don't think it worked when I quoted people...
    Female/male ratio is pretty even I think, there's a few more males in the politics, and a few more females in the sociology, but I'm sure it varies from year to year.

    See you in September!
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    (Original post by vn2009)
    Hey

    How come you nervous second time around? Shouldnt you be be more chilled second time around tho :cool:

    Whats the ones best thing and one worst thing about ntu that you can think of?

    Anyway hope your 2nd year is better !
    Thankyou I'll try and remain chilled

    Could you tell me how to quote more than one person? I tried but it failed miserably
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    (Original post by beccah)
    I'm not sure how to quote more than one person but hopefully this will work?

    I'm slightly nervous because I'm resitting people may judge..also don't think I will be able to partake in the 2011 Freshers so won't be able to make it to events and meet people beforehand, but hopefully people will be nice and friendly in the workshops, I think I'm just shy..and a bit of a worrier :P my attendance will be higher this year, I think not being able to attend much so far stopped me from making as many friends obviously.

    I can't really think of negatives of being at Trent, there are a lot of positives, the library is very good, plenty of resources and help on hand if you need it, lots of computers and printers available too.
    There's lots of sport clubs as with every uni, there's something for everyone, even knitting society which meet at a pub/bar every monday night drink and learn knitting patterns

    There are lots of societys to get involved with, the Politics society is good at organizing MP talks etc, and nights out and having debates over a pint. Wednesday nights are social nights for most clubs.

    The Politics department is really organized and always punctual in returning work and giving feedback, the lectures and seminars are structured well. There's one lecturer who isn't good at replying to e-mails, but I think he's just not very good at technology..nearly every lecture he'd have to call a technician to help with the projector aha.

    With Sociology I found the only issue was with our Thinking Sociologically lecturer..we were meant to have a 2 hour lecture but he always finished an hour earlier, and didn't really get into any depth on the topics..however that lecturer retired in April so hopefully won't have the same problem next year they give lots of workshops on writing the essays and planning them so you're never lost wondering what you're meant to be doing.

    Some really good books I'd recommend buying which will help you through the year are:

    Politics UK 7th Edition, Bill Jones and Philip Norton
    Modern Politics Ideologies 3rd Edition, Andrew Vincent
    Sociology 6th Edition, Anthony Giddens

    Of course you shouldn't rely on these alone, make sure you do the other recommended reading where all the books are available in the library but these books will be great for the whole year. I'm pretty sure they haven't changed the modules for next year from talking to my personal tutor whose also the programme leader. These books have served me well.


    It depends from course to course on the timetable but typically I didn't have more than 2/3 hours of lectures per day, plus an hour seminar, however seminars can be fortnightly or move times and days. I always had a Thursday off! I think its rare that you'd have a 9-4 day! I only had one 9am start on a Wednesday, quite lucky really.

    Sandby is brilliant for the socialising aspect of things, as it's 13 to a kitchen you get to meet lots of people. It's in a brilliant location as it's right next to City campus, i.e roll out of bed 10 mins before a lecture. Personally it wouldn't have suited me as I'm a very light/bad sleeper and there's quite a lot of noise and a fair few fire alarms from what my friend tells me. However, that's just halls for you

    Next year I'm living in a house on Forest Road, so it's going to be a little harder to meet people in that sense also.

    Where's everyone staying? And what are you all studying?
    Good luck with exams!

    Anymore questions feel free to ask, hope some of this has helped and I haven't rambled on about nonsense.
    nicely said

    i'll be staying in sandby thankfully
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    (Original post by beccah)
    Thankyou I'll try and remain chilled

    Could you tell me how to quote more than one person? I tried but it failed miserably
    Thanks for the review that you write above

    Even though your retaking your not allowed to attend freshers 2011? That's unfair tbh. Ntu seems friendly tho so I'm sure you will make lots of friends! plus everyone will ask you where the best clubs/shops are and you will know more than the new ppl like me

    Feel free to pm me on here or something if you want cool
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    it wont let me join the gill street facebook group! helpp! haha x
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    (Original post by jordanhalliwell)
    'Room MS-A-44A ' whatever that means. what on you in?
    35 B - 35 is the flat number and B is the room.
    http://www.mansionstudent.co.uk/loca...accommodation/ - go on virtual tour and those are the bathrooms
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    is anyone going to soul survivor week b ??
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    (Original post by MaliBethRose)
    is anyone going to soul survivor week b ??
    whats that
 
 
 
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