I've had doubts about putting it as my firm choice because no-one I know have heard of the uni so I was kinda worried people might think it's just a uni at the bottom of the league tables.
After reading some of the posts here I've decided that there's hardly anywhere else in the uk that I can study Economics from an international perspective as well as specialising in an east asian region and learn a language such as japanese as a floater course, so the course is perfect for me. From what I've read, it's also a very diverse uni with lots of multi-cultural students so it'll be a perfect environment for me to study in.
Just slightly worried about the area because I've heard it's not the safest part of London. What's the King's Cross/Islington area like? I've read on the prospectus that only 50% of first years are allocated a room at Dinwiddy House. So what about the other 50%? I really like the fact that the rooms all have ensuite and internet access so how will I be guaranteed accomodation?
I'll be putting it as my firm choice once I receive all my offers and hopefully I'll meet my offer.
Islington itself is fine- I live by Islington/Clerkenwell during term time (I'm at LSE) and there's no real trouble etc. Just bear in mind that it's a big city and act accordingly.
King's Cross is a slightly different story. It's not really that bad, just a little run down and a bit seedy (quite a lot of prostitution, drug dealers etc, although they leave you alone), although accommodation is fairly cheap by there and it's pretty central.
I got an offer for LAW AAB at SOAS, I am waiting on LSE but SOAS, UCL and LSE are top of my list now Cambridge rejected me (wasn't bothered wanted LONDON!).
SOAS is the best place for undergrad law according to the guardian.
Have offer of AAB for law
I got rejected by SOAS for Economics and Japanese. I'm predicted ABB so I thought I was in with a chance but it seems my personal statement wasn't good enough. I just hope that I get a conditional offer from LSE now. Otherwise, it's Greenwich for me.