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    Did everyone get asked to send UMS in? Is it for the DOSes or for their statistics? Feel a bit ashamed to tbh
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    (Original post by PhysicsIP2016)
    Did everyone get asked to send UMS in? Is it for the DOSes or for their statistics? Feel a bit ashamed to tbh
    I did for maths - suspect everyone has to
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    (Original post by PhysicsIP2016)
    Did everyone get asked to send UMS in? Is it for the DOSes or for their statistics? Feel a bit ashamed to tbh
    Not me.
    They seen 3 exams I failed this year and thought, well might aswell leave it.


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    (Original post by SchubertLieder)
    Guys does anyone know how to use an e-signature? One of my college forms requires it and I was under the impression that all that was needed was a photo of your handwritten signature, but now I've googled some stuff about it and I'm not sure. Will I be fine with just my photographed signature or what?

    Edit: I've found a website where I can make whatever an 'e-signature' happens to be but although it's free there's probably a catch somewhere, and I'm useless at drawing (this is an MS Paint-style setup) so I can't actually make the thing look anything like my usual, handwritten signature.
    Is this for St John's? All I did was sign a piece of random piece of paper, scan that in and copy the image of the signature. I sent the form to them and they are yet to contact me to tell me that was wrong.
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    (Original post by PhysicsIP2016)
    Did everyone get asked to send UMS in? Is it for the DOSes or for their statistics? Feel a bit ashamed to tbh
    Everyone has to - pretty sure its for statistics purposes(?).
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Everyone has to - pretty sure its for statistics purposes(?).
    I didn't.
    I refuse.



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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Everyone has to - pretty sure its for statistics purposes(?).
    Unless I've missed an email somewhere, I've not been asked for it.
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    (Original post by PhysicsIP2016)
    Did everyone get asked to send UMS in? Is it for the DOSes or for their statistics? Feel a bit ashamed to tbh
    Yeah, I had to fill a form in and send it back. It said at the bottom it's only for statistical purposes, though I was laughing and crying while I filled it in
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    How do I overcome my awkwardness and become a social butterfly?
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Yeah, I had to fill a form in and send it back. It said at the bottom it's only for statistical purposes, though I was laughing and crying while I filled it in
    Ah that's okay then XD I stg if the DOSes see my UMS though I fear they might send me back home lol

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    How do I overcome my awkwardness and become a social butterfly?
    It'll be okay! You'll find lots of people at your College and definitely other NatScis too that also feel awkward
    (Whatever you do, do not join the NatSci group chat on Facebook)
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    (Original post by PhysicsIP2016)
    Ah that's okay then XD I stg if the DOSes see my UMS though I fear they might send me back home lol



    It'll be okay! You'll find lots of people at your College and defy other NatScis too that also feel awkward too
    (Whatever you do, do not join the NatSci group chat on Facebook)
    Similarly,no one should join the Maths group chat either.
    Zacken and Krollo really make everyone feel uncomfortable.



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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    How do I overcome my awkwardness and become a social butterfly?
    Go and talk to random people on the street.


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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    How do I overcome my awkwardness and become a social butterfly?
    Me irl
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Similarly,no one should join the Maths group chat either.
    Zacken and Krollo really make everyone feel uncomfortable.



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    Lol ours isn't uncomfortable as such, but reading 900 missed messages isn't the most productive thing to do in the summer...
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    (Original post by PhysicsIP2016)
    Ah that's okay then XD I stg if the DOSes see my UMS though I fear they might send me back home lol

    It'll be okay! You'll find lots of people at your College and definitely other NatScis too that also feel awkward
    (Whatever you do, do not join the NatSci group chat on Facebook)
    Lol I feel like if my DoS sees my UMS she'll think that someone else sat my exams last year

    I didn't even know there is a larger one I'm part of a small Bio NatSci one which is friendly and quiet!

    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Go and talk to random people on the street.


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    You may feel comfortable doing that, but I personally don't want to be labelled as a creep :/

    (Original post by gasfxekl)
    Me irl
    Ik man life is tough,..especially when you imagine yourself to be decent at socialising but can't even put 3 words together in a sentence in front of people :'(
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    (Original post by PhysicsIP2016)
    Lol ours isn't uncomfortable as such, but reading 900 missed messages isn't the most productive thing to do in the summer...
    I feel like I'm missing out... can I join?
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    I feel like I'm missing out... can I join?
    Aha! If you want PM me your fb details and I'll add you
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Lol I feel like if my DoS sees my UMS she'll think that someone else sat my exams last year

    I didn't even know there is a larger one I'm part of a small Bio NatSci one which is friendly and quiet!


    You may feel comfortable doing that, but I personally don't want to be labelled as a creep :/



    Ik man life is tough,..especially when you imagine yourself to be decent at socialising but can't even put 3 words together in a sentence in front of people :'(
    Lol, just tell yourself, who the hell is gonna remember whatever you said the first day.
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    (Original post by PhysicsIP2016)
    Aha! If you want PM me your fb details and I'll add you
    sure :awesome:
    (Original post by gasfxekl)
    Lol, just tell yourself, who the hell is gonna remember whatever you said the first day.
    First impressions tho
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Lol I feel like if my DoS sees my UMS she'll think that someone else sat my exams last year

    I didn't even know there is a larger one I'm part of a small Bio NatSci one which is friendly and quiet!


    You may feel comfortable doing that, but I personally don't want to be labelled as a creep :/



    Ik man life is tough,..especially when you imagine yourself to be decent at socialising but can't even put 3 words together in a sentence in front of people :'(
    Lol. Am i a creep.
    Ok


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