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    I want to stay at home for the first year of uni, so on the UCAS form for 'do you want to live at home,' should I say yes then?

    By saying yes, does that mean I have to say at home for the full 5 years? I really dont want that to happen, does the Q on the form refer to the first year of uni?

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    If you're going to stay at home, say you're going to stay at home.

    Then talk to the university when you're there about accomodation for the other years.
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    You've already had answers to this on your other thread asking the same question.
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    (Original post by JCM89)
    You've already had answers to this on your other thread asking the same question.
    It's good to see prospective doctors can read eh? :rolleyes:
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    It's good to see prospective doctors can read eh? :rolleyes:
    Personally, I'd ditch the UKCAT and make med school applicants complete their UCAS form in an invigilated setting. Far better test of ability

    Nice score by the way :yep:
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    (Original post by JCM89)
    Personally, I'd ditch the UKCAT and make med school applicants complete their UCAS form in an invigilated setting. Far better test of ability

    Nice score by the way :yep:
    Good plan. Unfortunately it'd still let a few of the questionables into Medicine. In our lab with had an intercalating medic who couldn't look at people when she was talking to them. Felt sorry for her patients. It kinda inspired me to go for Medicine. I'm like a medic vigilante :p:

    And thanks.
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    (Original post by JCM89)
    You've already had answers to this on your other thread asking the same question.
    No, this Q is explicitly about the UCAS form, I take it I should say yes? And then if I get an offer from the uni I should discuss the accomodation with them?
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    No, this Q is explicitly about the UCAS form, I take it I should say yes? And then if I get an offer from the uni I should discuss the accomodation with them?
    If you tick 'yes', that means you are indicating you will live at home for the first year. You can change your mind however and ask to be put on the list for accommodation - whether you will get any depends on what stage you ask and what policies (if any) the university has about housing local students.

    In subsequent years you can often apply for university housing (regardless of whether or not you were in university housing in year 1) but first years usually take precedent. Most people live off campus after their first year, often in shared housing with other students or at home.

    The exceptions to this are Oxbridge colleges where some colleges are able to accommodate students throughout their course.
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    (Original post by JCM89)
    If you tick 'yes', that means you are indicating you will live at home for the first year. You can change your mind however and ask to be put on the list for accommodation - whether you will get any depends on what stage you ask and what policies (if any) the university has about housing local students.

    In subsequent years you can often apply for university housing (regardless of whether or not you were in university housing in year 1) but first years usually take precedent. Most people live off campus after their first year, often in shared housing with other students or at home.

    The exceptions to this are Oxbridge colleges where some colleges are able to accommodate students throughout their course.
    Ok thanks, therefore its highly unlikely that by ticking yes, I will be forced to live at home for 5 years?
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    They will realise some people tick it by accident, some people tick it on purpose to be "funny", and others will change their mind. So it's not guaranteed that you have to live at home. Some unis just send everyone housing info anyway. But you need to look up their policies for local students.
 
 
 

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