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    (Original post by ceinnie_)
    Anyone know when orientation starts? On the site it says term starts on 26th September, but is there a Freshers week first?
    Freshers week is the first week. So it's from 26 till 30 i think. I don't think there is orientation week. try looking on their web site
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    (Original post by ceinnie_)
    Anyone know when orientation starts? On the site it says term starts on 26th September, but is there a Freshers week first?
    Fresher's week is the first week. I thought it was the same as orientation?

    Regardless, you'll do most of the stuff you need to do in fresher's week anyway - enrol, get your ID, your department socs may do something, introductory lectures and safety talks (if you have labs) and other talks about IT services, libraries etc, fresher's fair, couple of fresher's events in the evenings etc.
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    (Original post by Nikkisong)
    I'm Global migration as well! From the US. Sent my confirmation letter yesterday. Congrats!
    Congratulations to both of you for getting accepted to the Global Migration program. Did you apply by any chance to other schools for this subject? If so, which ones? I have applied to University of Sussex for Migration Studies and have been accepted. This was one of my top choices, so I am happy. I also applied to SOAS and UCL but have not heard back from them. I am curious what made you decide on UCL over others schools.

    Any advice or exchange of info would be great!

    Congratulations again,

    -Amy
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    (Original post by erasethisworld)
    Yeah, the teaching is very vague. (At least the lecturer this year was). They basically said to us 'you get to entirely choose your second question yourself'. Which is great if you already have a passion in one area of roman life - but hard if you don't. If you ever want to PM me on here, I'll answer as quickly as I can about anything to do with modules and the department - as best as I can anyway! Obviously since I did AWS, it's a little different to Classics. You're only going to have 1 unit you get to choose yourself in the first year (4 units overall, you'll have to do 1 of Greek, 1 of Latin, 0.5 Latin Lit and 0.5 greek lit).

    As for pre-reading, I'd say you'll be fine with none, but it's worth just skimming the 'classics'. Be aware of the myths in both, be aware of key poets/orators, Pliny, Cicero etc. It will definitely HELP you if you know these things. But they aren't a necessity. All I can say is when you arrive, you'll have to do a test where they judge your capability in Greek and Latin. So don't let your languages slide over summer! Revise them over this summer, you'll do better in the test, they'll put you into a higher starting class.
    Thanks so much for the advice! I have a pretty good knowledge of most Latin poets and orators besides Pliny so will read up on him Though having a read of some basic Greek history would be a good move as well as I have no clue about most of the Hellenistic age and so on. Also, I only do Latin and not Greek, so I was assuming since they asked me for an A in Latin that I would automatically be put into Latin Texts and Beginners Greek? However, I will keep my vocab up just in case What are the introduction to Greek / Roman lit like? Worth reading up on anything beforehand? Sorry for the question overload, this has all been incredibly useful! It must be weird for you to have done a year and then start as a fresher all over again!
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    (Original post by Gubey)
    Thanks so much for the advice! I have a pretty good knowledge of most Latin poets and orators besides Pliny so will read up on him Though having a read of some basic Greek history would be a good move as well as I have no clue about most of the Hellenistic age and so on. Also, I only do Latin and not Greek, so I was assuming since they asked me for an A in Latin that I would automatically be put into Latin Texts and Beginners Greek? However, I will keep my vocab up just in case What are the introduction to Greek / Roman lit like? Worth reading up on anything beforehand? Sorry for the question overload, this has all been incredibly useful! It must be weird for you to have done a year and then start as a fresher all over again!
    Yeah just get the basics done. and you'll be in Beginners Greek yeah, but no, not necessarily Latin Texts. There's a lot of A Level Latiners who are in Intermediate - that's why you do that test. And more than vocab, it's your grammar. Make sure if you want to be in texts you are good at it. Loads of people with Latin A-Level were unpleasantly surprised haha.
    I didn't do the intro classes, but the Classics students assure me they are pretty boring. It's very brief, you cover a lot in not a lot of depth. You can read up if you want - but I don't think they say it's a necessity. You don't have to buy a lot of the books, but they will go from the library very quickly.
    I'm looking forward to being a fresher again - but only because I'm doing a new degree I think haha. Don't worry about the overload, I'm more than happy to help.
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    (Original post by erasethisworld)
    Yeah just get the basics done. and you'll be in Beginners Greek yeah, but no, not necessarily Latin Texts. There's a lot of A Level Latiners who are in Intermediate - that's why you do that test. And more than vocab, it's your grammar. Make sure if you want to be in texts you are good at it. Loads of people with Latin A-Level were unpleasantly surprised haha.
    I didn't do the intro classes, but the Classics students assure me they are pretty boring. It's very brief, you cover a lot in not a lot of depth. You can read up if you want - but I don't think they say it's a necessity. You don't have to buy a lot of the books, but they will go from the library very quickly.
    I'm looking forward to being a fresher again - but only because I'm doing a new degree I think haha. Don't worry about the overload, I'm more than happy to help.
    Oh ok I didnt realise that, will have to work hard at the Latin over the summer then! Ahh thats what I expected really from the intro courses, I guess it has to be quite brief at first year level to get a basic knowledge. I think I will still get a good collection of books off Amazon this summer, I hate having to share books etc so would rather have my now copy if I can afford it How was your freshers week first time around btw? was it mainly parties and drinking or was there a significant amount of work in the first few weeks as well?
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    (Original post by 04smitht)
    Haven't got the time babe. Obviously not down with thread etiquette! Also a bit drunk. Soz. If you'd like to make a list and PM me it I'd be most grateful. But otherwise no. Soz bud.
    No, you created this thread so it's supposed to be your responsibility. If you had no intention of helping others keep track of who their potential course mates might be, then you really shouldn't have created this thread to begin with.
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    Hey Guys, Grats on all the firms XD

    Im going to be applying to UCL this year For MEng Chemical Engineering and i was wondering what are chances of getting an offer.

    My AS grades are AABC ( A Maths A Chem B biology C Psychology) - Predicted A*AA. What u think ???
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    (Original post by Gubey)
    Oh ok I didnt realise that, will have to work hard at the Latin over the summer then! Ahh thats what I expected really from the intro courses, I guess it has to be quite brief at first year level to get a basic knowledge. I think I will still get a good collection of books off Amazon this summer, I hate having to share books etc so would rather have my now copy if I can afford it How was your freshers week first time around btw? was it mainly parties and drinking or was there a significant amount of work in the first few weeks as well?
    Yeah, it's what they;ve done the past years, so I doubt they'll change it. Haha. First week you don't have any classes. It's just doing what you want - a few 'intro' things like meet people, meet lecturers, 'how to write an essay' etc. Most people avoid all of those. You have to enrol, do some paperwork, then you sign up for societies etc. Second week you go right into working.
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    i firmed UCL for GEOGRAPHY -AAA tho :/ any geographers out there?
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    (Original post by Rofl)
    No, you created this thread so it's supposed to be your responsibility. If you had no intention of helping others keep track of who their potential course mates might be, then you really shouldn't have created this thread to begin with.
    I'm not obliged to do anything and I'm revising for my A levels. I'm sorry this thread is such a disappointment to you and I realise other ones follow this protocol but there are no rules indicating that this MUST be done, if you're not happy with this create another thread and do it yourself!

    I am however prepared to spend time making a list if other people would like it . So if you want to pm me your course and username/name I'll do that over the weekend.
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    (Original post by amysarah)
    Congratulations to both of you for getting accepted to the Global Migration program. Did you apply by any chance to other schools for this subject? If so, which ones? I have applied to University of Sussex for Migration Studies and have been accepted. This was one of my top choices, so I am happy. I also applied to SOAS and UCL but have not heard back from them. I am curious what made you decide on UCL over others schools.

    Any advice or exchange of info would be great!

    Congratulations again,

    -Amy
    Thank you! To you as well... I applied to King's for International Conflict Studies. I actually came across the migration one by accident and it more closely fit with my undergraduate research. It was a hard choice between the two because KCL war studies department is so well-known....but in the end UCL was so quick to get back to me and it's reputation and the number of classes we were allowed to take were the deciding factors. I also only wanted to be in London so that limited things too. When are you due to hear back from UCL? What are the deciding factors between Sussex and UCL if you got into both?
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    Okay, as the pm thing wasn't working I've spend an hour or two putting together a list, I hope this helps!


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    Anthropology
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    dirtyoldriver
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    cnov_7
    Archaeology and Anthropology
    Jace Falco
    Biochemistry
    express_68
    Biochemical Engineering
    jinx29
    Luca118
    arcl
    Biological Sciences
    bcrock_92
    Biomedical Science
    manjraman
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    Serenityhou
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    cloud17
    user1111
    rachie.
    chun402
    Chemistry
    Rosieloves
    China_Style
    whitelily29
    k1111 (Medicinal Chemistry)
    almxo
    Nuba
    Classics
    Gubey
    Computer Science
    Dark Alukard
    dj9
    Cultural Heritage Studies
    lisainthefield
    Economics
    repsol7
    Cool story bro
    Investment Banker
    Athinagoras
    MilaneseCat
    Gunmetalpanda
    Tomrawr
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    theblackswan
    Electronic and Electrical Engineering
    EasyA
    AlexJK
    naugh123
    KitKatFrench
    Engineering with Business Finance
    lim.cy
    English
    Acromida
    Glitterness
    English and French
    jaaaaamesss
    European Social and Political Studies
    Susu
    Leelee
    Geography
    Balletstargirl
    meganf92
    Heinz the German
    ffion_13
    TSR5678
    Geography and Economics
    Louisp
    Georgiee
    therealOG
    Geology
    adley
    Global Migration
    Nikkisong
    bevit87
    History
    Connorbrown
    Juju
    Spannerhawk
    History of Art
    Chancellorofvice
    verity
    Human Sciences
    Zakiman
    Information Management for Business
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    Victor88
    Languages
    Ivanka (Language and Culture (Spanish with Arabic)
    jcockerill1 Modern Languages (French and Italian)
    erasethisworld (Linguistics)
    wavertree.road (Linguistics)
    Law
    Judgejohndeed
    carpe*diem (English and German Law)
    Rascacielos (Law with Hispanic Law)
    Angelsnowflakes
    7thNocturne
    Pitchayak
    Steffanie
    Medicine
    hunter'sdaughter
    w04andia
    Drewus
    Tjoe
    Dilzone
    BethEmily
    Purplefrog
    pezzle_16
    Medical Physics
    Daftndirekt
    RWills
    Natural Sciences
    Robinjh
    Neuroscience
    Tolth
    Pharmacology
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    Hawflo
    lou12
    Physics
    antas33
    Amirshareh
    Yasmintsr
    Choices
    Meron
    Project Management for Construction
    _BANKSY_
    Politics and East European Studies
    coffee-spoons
    Philosophy
    Sean_Davey
    Vitamin Crack
    Philosophy and Economics
    jiayi930829
    Psychology
    Xbabycakes
    ceinnie_
    scottiefish
    Noodlzzz
    ButterflyOfFreedom
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    Tussmorke
    Speech Sciences
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    (Original post by 04smitht)
    Okay, as the pm thing wasn't working I've spend an hour or two putting together a list, I hope this helps!


    Adaptive Architecture and Computation
    Sriiyer
    Ancient World Studies
    goldandelion
    Anthropology
    NewYork714
    Archaeology
    KatieRhiannon
    dirtyoldriver
    Architecture
    cnov_7
    Archaeology and Anthropology
    Jace Falco
    Biochemistry
    express_68
    Biochemical Engineering
    jinx29
    Luca118
    arcl
    Biological Sciences
    bcrock_92
    Biomedical Science
    manjraman
    Business and Management
    Serenityhou
    Chemical Engineering
    cloud17
    user1111
    rachie.
    chun402
    Chemistry
    Rosieloves
    China_Style
    whitelily29
    k1111 (Medicinal Chemistry)
    almxo
    Nuba
    Classics
    Gubey
    Computer Science
    Dark Alukard
    dj9
    Cultural Heritage Studies
    lisainthefield
    Economics
    repsol7
    Cool story bro
    Investment Banker
    Athinagoras
    MilaneseCat
    Gunmetalpanda
    Tomrawr
    shubham_ag
    theblackswan
    Electronic and Electrical Engineering
    EasyA
    AlexJK
    naugh123
    KitKatFrench
    Engineering with Business Finance
    lim.cy
    English
    Acromida
    Glitterness
    English and French
    jaaaaamesss
    European Social and Political Studies
    Susu
    Leelee
    Geography
    Balletstargirl
    meganf92
    Heinz the German
    ffion_13
    TSR5678
    Geography and Economics
    Louisp
    Georgiee
    therealOG
    Geology
    adley
    Global Migration
    Nikkisong
    bevit87
    History
    Connorbrown
    Juju
    Spannerhawk
    History of Art
    Chancellorofvice
    verity
    Human Sciences
    Zakiman
    Information Management for Business
    Tinamisu
    Victor88
    Languages
    Ivanka (Language and Culture (Spanish with Arabic)
    jcockerill1 Modern Languages (French and Italian)
    erasethisworld (Linguistics)
    wavertree.road (Linguistics)
    Law
    Judgejohndeed
    carpe*diem (English and German Law)
    Rascacielos (Law with Hispanic Law)
    Angelsnowflakes
    7thNocturne
    Pitchayak
    Steffanie
    Medicine
    hunter'sdaughter
    w04andia
    Drewus
    Tjoe
    Dilzone
    BethEmily
    Purplefrog
    pezzle_16
    Medical Physics
    Daftndirekt
    RWills
    Natural Sciences
    Robinjh
    Neuroscience
    Tolth
    Pharmacology
    Cutieapple44
    Hawflo
    lou12
    Physics
    antas33
    Amirshareh
    Yasmintsr
    Choices
    Meron
    Project Management for Construction
    _BANKSY_
    Politics and East European Studies
    coffee-spoons
    Philosophy
    Sean_Davey
    Vitamin Crack
    Philosophy and Economics
    jiayi930829
    Psychology
    Xbabycakes
    ceinnie_
    scottiefish
    Noodlzzz
    ButterflyOfFreedom
    Russian Studies
    JakeBeesley
    knit-knots
    Scandinavian Studies
    Tussmorke
    Speech Sciences
    Free-Spirit


    It's going in first post too!
    that's really nice of you
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    that's really nice of you
    dawww
    That's okay! It's readable in the first post .
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    (Original post by 04smitht)
    A cheeky thread for all the people clicking that magical FIRM button on their UCL application for next year's entry! And who are truly buzzin' for London. Post your course, offer and general banter about UCL.

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    Adaptive Architecture and Computation
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    Ancient World Studies
    goldandelion

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    NewYork714
    Archaeology
    KatieRhiannon
    dirtyoldriver

    Architecture
    cnov_7

    Archaeology and Anthropology
    Jace Falco

    Biochemistry
    express_68

    Biochemical Engineering
    jinx29
    Luca118
    arcl

    Biological Sciences
    bcrock_92

    Biomedical Science
    manjraman

    Business and Management
    Serenityhou

    Chemical Engineering
    cloud17
    user1111
    rachie.
    chun402

    Chemistry
    Rosieloves
    China_Style
    whitelily29
    k1111 (Medicinal Chemistry)
    almxo
    Nuba

    Classics
    Gubey
    Computer Science
    Dark Alukard
    dj9

    Cultural Heritage Studies
    lisainthefield

    Economics
    repsol7
    Cool story bro
    Investment Banker
    Athinagoras
    MilaneseCat
    Gunmetalpanda
    Tomrawr
    shubham_ag
    theblackswan

    Electronic and Electrical Engineering
    EasyA
    AlexJK
    naugh123
    KitKatFrench

    Engineering with Business Finance
    lim.cy
    English
    Acromida
    Glitterness

    English and French
    jaaaaamesss

    European Social and Political Studies
    Susu
    Leelee

    Geography
    Balletstargirl
    meganf92
    Heinz the German
    ffion_13
    TSR5678

    Geography and Economics
    Louisp
    Georgiee
    therealOG

    Geology
    adley

    Global Migration
    Nikkisong
    bevit87

    History
    Connorbrown
    Juju
    Spannerhawk

    History of Art
    Chancellorofvice
    verity
    Human Sciences
    Zakiman

    Information Management for Business
    Tinamisu
    Victor88

    Languages
    Ivanka (Language and Culture (Spanish with Arabic)
    jcockerill1 Modern Languages (French and Italian)
    erasethisworld (Linguistics)
    wavertree.road (Linguistics)

    Law
    Judgejohndeed
    carpe*diem (English and German Law)
    Rascacielos (Law with Hispanic Law)
    Angelsnowflakes
    7thNocturne
    Pitchayak
    Steffanie

    Medicine
    hunter'sdaughter
    w04andia
    Drewus
    Tjoe
    Dilzone
    BethEmily
    Purplefrog
    pezzle_16

    Medical Physics
    Daftndirekt
    RWills

    Natural Sciences
    Robinjh

    Neuroscience
    Tolth

    Pharmacology
    Cutieapple44
    Hawflo
    lou12

    Physics
    antas33
    Amirshareh
    Yasmintsr
    Choices
    Meron

    Project Management for Construction
    _BANKSY_

    Politics and East European Studies
    coffee-spoons

    Philosophy
    Sean_Davey
    Vitamin Crack

    Philosophy and Economics
    jiayi930829

    Psychology
    Xbabycakes
    ceinnie_
    scottiefish
    Noodlzzz
    ButterflyOfFreedom

    Russian Studies
    JakeBeesley
    knit-knots

    Scandinavian Studies
    Tussmorke

    Speech Sciences
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    oh man, you forgot to bold Computer Science!!!
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    (Original post by 04smitht)
    Scandinavian Studies
    Tussmorke
    Just to be pedantic, but Scandinavian Studies is technically a Language degree. I only say this because you have another section for Languages, so.
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    Uhhh... dude I'm a first year.


    I'll be second year when you start this september.
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    (Original post by arcl)
    Uhhh... dude I'm a first year.


    I'll be second year when you start this september.
    (Original post by Hylean)
    Just to be pedantic, but Scandinavian Studies is technically a Language degree. I only say this because you have another section for Languages, so.

    (Original post by Dark Alukard)
    oh man, you forgot to bold Computer Science!!!
    Okay guys I'll get it sorted out, I was doing it in the early hours!
 
 
 
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