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    (Original post by AjBradley)
    I understood it as a University school but its not on main campus and was self contained in its own buildings etc and they were allowed to use stuff from the university taken to them. I cant see school kids being able to use a university library very effectively and i dont think theyd have them running amuck around campus
    I really do hope you're correct with that - and it does make sense. I guess they'll release more information closer to 2015!
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    The opening of a school is putting me off a bit. Just think theres already 2 King Edwards boys and girls schools right next to campus and they all walk through campus to get to the train station. Another 1150 kids running around isn't exactly ideal.


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    Anyone studying German or International Relations? ^^

    Can't say the whole school being opened is a nice thought though, especially after being stuck in a college/secondary school environment with such rude children...
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    Anyone else to study joint honors English Lit and Drama come September?
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    (Original post by martin jol)
    how can you be sure?

    Do you know something i don't!!!!

    stressing the **** out here!
    hahaha oh dear! tbh its really stressful but once everything is figured out you will feel much better. have faith in yourself! also, birmingham is not too horrible about offers - i know quite a few people who've slightly missed their offers and still got in, myself included. xx
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    (Original post by AmonHen)
    Anyone studying German or International Relations? ^^

    Can't say the whole school being opened is a nice thought though, especially after being stuck in a college/secondary school environment with such rude children...
    The School will be located on the Selly Oak Campus, about 1 mile away from the University's Edgbaston campus, where you will be studying. It is unlikely that Birmingham University students will get to see much of the pupils. Anyway, the UoB campus is home to a very diverse student body - as it should be - so, why not be a bit open minded as to what your experience will be?
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    (Original post by xtalball)
    why not be a bit open minded as to what your experience will be?
    I'd say children fall outside the boundaries of a diverse university experience. Unless you do education of course

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    (Original post by corax)
    Why oh why are they mixing children into an adult environment? :facepalm:
    (Original post by Foreverneek)
    Just read about the school being opened in 2015 - it's put me off a bit. As an English student, I'll be in the library a lot and I don't need younger children around who see the library as a social opportunity
    (Original post by mutecoat)
    I'm trying to find a way to enquire about it with the University, just to clear up on how it would work in practice. But none of the email addresses are relevant to this sort of thing, there's no "general" contact...
    (Original post by AjBradley)
    I understood it as a University school but its not on main campus and was self contained in its own buildings etc and they were allowed to use stuff from the university taken to them. I cant see school kids being able to use a university library very effectively and i dont think theyd have them running amuck around campus
    (Original post by mutecoat)
    I really do hope you're correct with that - and it does make sense. I guess they'll release more information closer to 2015!
    (Original post by Gavan)
    The opening of a school is putting me off a bit. Just think theres already 2 King Edwards boys and girls schools right next to campus and they all walk through campus to get to the train station. Another 1150 kids running around isn't exactly ideal.
    (Original post by AmonHen)
    Anyone studying German or International Relations? ^^

    Can't say the whole school being opened is a nice thought though, especially after being stuck in a college/secondary school environment with such rude children...
    (Original post by adi19956)
    I'd say children fall outside the boundaries of a diverse university experience. Unless you do education of course
    We just wanted to reassure those of you concerned about the opening of the University School.

    The University of Birmingham School is an autonomous school which is currently being built on the University’s satellite campus about a mile and a half away from main campus.

    The School is a partnership between the Department of Education and the University and will be run by an independent trust.

    Pupils at the School will have some access to University facilities, but this will be in a controlled and timetabled way, and always under supervision.

    We also hope that University students will find the School a welcome addition to the wider University community and be able to utilise opportunities for personal development such as mentoring and volunteering with children there.

    If you ever have any concerns that you'd like to address to us directly, you can always ask us on Twitter at @unibirmingham or Facebook at facebook.com/unibirmingham.

    We are really looking forward to welcoming you here, and hope this has given you some reassurance.

    University of Birmingham
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    We just wanted to reassure those of you concerned about the opening of the University School.

    The University of Birmingham School is an autonomous school which is currently being built on the University’s satellite campus about a mile and a half away from main campus.

    The School is a partnership between the Department of Education and the University and will be run by an independent trust.

    Pupils at the School will have some access to University facilities, but this will be in a controlled and timetabled way, and always under supervision.

    We also hope that University students will find the School a welcome addition to the wider University community and be able to utilise opportunities for personal development such as mentoring and volunteering with children there.

    If you ever have any concerns that you'd like to address to us directly, you can always ask us on Twitter at @unibirmingham or Facebook at facebook.com/unibirmingham.

    We are really looking forward to welcoming you here, and hope this has given you some reassurance.

    University of Birmingham
    This is a fantastic response to our concerns and really has reassured me, thanks very much!
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    (Original post by adi19956)
    This is a fantastic response to our concerns and really has reassured me, thanks very much!
    You're welcome!
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    (Original post by University of Birmingham)
    We just wanted to reassure those of you concerned about the opening of the University School.

    The University of Birmingham School is an autonomous school which is currently being built on the University’s satellite campus about a mile and a half away from main campus.

    The School is a partnership between the Department of Education and the University and will be run by an independent trust.

    Pupils at the School will have some access to University facilities, but this will be in a controlled and timetabled way, and always under supervision.

    We also hope that University students will find the School a welcome addition to the wider University community and be able to utilise opportunities for personal development such as mentoring and volunteering with children there.

    If you ever have any concerns that you'd like to address to us directly, you can always ask us on Twitter at @unibirmingham or Facebook at facebook.com/unibirmingham.

    We are really looking forward to welcoming you here, and hope this has given you some reassurance.

    University of Birmingham
    What kind of University facilities?? Does that mean library, sports, labs...
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    (Original post by University of Birmingham)
    You're welcome!
    Do the students get a copy of this timetable?
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    (Original post by emla001)
    Anyone else to study joint honors English Lit and Drama come September?
    Yep I am!!
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    Anyone doing Mechanical Engineering?
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    (Original post by brettgmason)
    Yep I am!!
    Amazing! I know absolutely no-one going to birmingham let alone to study english/drama! What accommodation have you applied for?
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    Money, Banking and Finance?
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    Stressing out here (( what is there lenience on entry grades? My offer was AAB and I'm predicted A*AB but just in case?? Would the accept ABB for international management?
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    (Original post by loptopflop)
    Stressing out here (( what is there lenience on entry grades? My offer was AAB and I'm predicted A*AB but just in case?? Would the accept ABB for international management?
    Don't stress, the typical offer for Mech Eng is AAB but I got an ABB and UoB gave me an unconditional offer. Do your best!
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    (Original post by AbdulRI)
    Don't stress, the typical offer for Mech Eng is AAB but I got an ABB and UoB gave me an unconditional offer. Do your best!
    Hey brum has asked me for AAA . If i was to get ABB do you think they'll still accept me? So worried

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    Hey I want to apply for Nursing at Birmingham university this September but they want 2 gcses at A*-B and 3 at c.

    I only have 1 gcse thats A*-B!

    Is there a chance of me getting in?
 
 
 
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