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    I've applied to all 3 for Anthropology and I've already received an offer from Southampton but am yet to hear back from the other two.

    I know you may say, "well, why ask if you've not definitely got an offer?" but it's because I'm off doing charity work in January and will have little access to internet so I kind of want to decide before I'm off! If I was to get offers from all three, which would you choose and for what reasons? I like all 3 so would quite happily go to Southampton with my offer.

    Also, before anyone says, "just go to the one with the course which suites you most" I actually like all the courses in different ways which is why they are my top 3 and i've discarded my other 2 choices.

    I'm so confused and would like some other opinions so could anyone else offer any advice? It doesn't have to do with the anthropology departments, but just the universities in general.
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    Which one is higher in the league tables? id say southampton has better night life out of all of them, sussex is also nice too.
    southampton and sussex are next to the coast and would be warmer then birmingham.
    but birmingham is a goood uni too.
    id say look at the league table in the subject.
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    Birmingham and Southampton have the best nightlifes if this helps
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    (Original post by Jesobel)
    Which one is higher in the league tables? id say southampton has better night life out of all of them, sussex is also nice too.
    southampton and sussex are next to the coast and would be warmer then birmingham.
    but birmingham is a goood uni too.
    id say look at the league table in the subject.
    Birmingham's nightlife is levels above Southampton's, which I was very disappointed with. I'm guessing Sussex's would be at a similar level to Southampton, if not worse.

    Take the league tables quite lightly as they change every year and all 3 are usually somewhere in the top 10-30. I'd say go to each of the cities and see which one has a better feel; if I was to do that, Birmingham would be the result.
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    (Original post by Jamainglish)
    Birmingham's nightlife is levels above Southampton's, which I was very disappointed with. I'm guessing Sussex's would be at a similar level to Southampton, if not worse.

    Take the league tables quite lightly as they change every year and all 3 are usually somewhere in the top 10-30. I'd say go to each of the cities and see which one has a better feel; if I was to do that, Birmingham would be the result.
    The problem is I'm not going to have a chance to visit before choosing my firm I'm off to Asia till May in January so won't have time before then to visit as I live in Portugal.

    Basically, as far as course content went, I like Sussex. However, when actually looking at the universities I've kind of sided with Birmingham but after having an offer already from Southampton, I've started to like it.

    I'm ridiculously confused but as it stands, Sussex is looking like it'll be bottom of the three ...
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    Can anyone else offer anything?!
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    from a neutral... after visiting both last year, i thought birmingham was great: nice campus, great accom, good city. whereas i didnt like southampton's campus, accom was shocking and aside from the shopping centre, the city itself was also quite poo. cant comment on sussex as i've never been there.
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    (Original post by pow!)
    from a neutral... after visiting both last year, i thought birmingham was great: nice campus, great accom, good city. whereas i didnt like southampton's campus, accom was shocking and aside from the shopping centre, the city itself was also quite poo. cant comment on sussex as i've never been there.
    Your points seem to be the way I'm thinking! I mean, I've now realised, I definitely want to be in or very close to a decent size city. I'm slightly worried that Southampton won't really offer me that city feeling Birmingham will

    Nightlife's quite important to me and that's why Birmingham fits the bill. Also, from the stuff I've seen, Southampton's campus doesn't strike me as anything special. Sussex seems full of ridiculous looking buildings (although it is in the South Downs) but Birmingham seems to be a large campus beside a city with a bit more of a cosmopolitan feel!
 
 
 
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