The Official 2004 Entry Firm and Insurance ThreadWatch
Course: Anglos-Saxon, Norse & Celtic
Offer: Unconditional (post A-level)
Comments: St. John's College
Insurance: Durham university, same course, ABB
Comments: sidney sussex camb, grey college durham
Course: Molecular cell biology with a year in france!!
Comments: luuurve york!!!!! so want to go there!!!
Course: Molecular cell biology (yr in france or possibly japan!!)
Comments: Surprised to have loved Manchester when i visited for an open day!! really would quite like to go there too!!! (not as much as york, but almost!!!)
Durham St Johns college, ABB, same course
Newcastle BBC biochemistry with immunology
East Anglia BBC same course with yr in france
Sheffeild ABB same course
course: psychology BSc
comments: i was recomended this course by a top clinical psychologist as being the best for careers in clinical psychology due to the placement year, i'd be mad not to go!
insurance: Durham - Van Mildert
course: Psychology BSc
comments: i wont end up here *fingers crossed*, if i do though i'll be happy
Course: International Management with French BSc
Offer: ABB (B in French)
Course: European Studies - French
Offer: BBB including French
I know there going to be the same uni in October but they're different courses and all my other offers apart from Manchester were higher or the same as the one from UMIST.
Course: English Language & Literature BA
Comments: Need an A for English
Insurance: Queen Mary, University of London
Course: English BA
Comments: Was almost Goldsmiths until QM ammended from 340 points to this!
Declining: Goldsmiths (ABC), Sussex (ABB), Reading (BBB), and Royal Holloway (ABB)
Comments: I have my heart set on going here now, so if I don't make the grades I will be DEAD annoyed.
Comments: Nice uni, nice optional modules, nice campus. But no way as good as Warwick.
Durham (Grey), Philosophy, ABB (not great accomodation, all catered and travel expenses)
Sussex, Philosophy, BBB (nice location but expensive area, plus not as reputable for phil. as other places)
Edinburgh, Philosophy, BBB (too far away and don't love it passionately)
EDIT: Wanted to put my declines in
Economics L100 ABB
Economics L100 BBB
Course: Business and e-commerce
Offer: 240 points
Comments: 240!!! Sooo stupidly low. But i like the course they offer there, and its 4 years with a work placement, so thats good
Course: Something with business and computers in (can't remember the title)
Offer: 240 points
Comments: Why do they expect so little of me??? Its boring there, but i've got relatives i can scrounge off, so its a reasonable insurance offer (not that its at all useful).
Declined: Westminster (120 points), Swansea (i think it was something like 260 or something), Surrey (Can't remember. Told them not to bother 3 times, but still sent me an offer).
Leeds university: BA History
Reading university: BA History and international relations
Offer 260 points with 3 A Levels (BCC) or 280 with 3 A levels and 1 AS level (which means i can get in with CCC due to my AS B grade in law)
pretty chuffed, because i really like both places and the courses, i'll be happy if i have to go to Reading.
now have to look at the accomadation *groan*
Offer: 240 tariff points
Course: Orthoptics BSc
Heehee, yay! Even if I dropped all my A2s and got an E in AS Psychology this year I'd still get that!
Insurance: Liverpool University
Offer: B in any one of Biology or Chemistry; C in Psychology; C in Maths
Course: Zoology with Evolutionary Psychology BSc
You can tell I want to go to Liverpool, can't you? Insurance is higher than my offer so I shouldn't theoretically need it!
Declines: Bangor (Biology with Media Practice - seemed attractive at the time but have since discovered it isn't as well regarded as a straight Journo degree )
Edinburgh (Zoology - waaaah, I love the city soooo much but it's just too cold - my feet wouldn't cope )
Nottingham (Zoology - rejected, but hahaha I care not! )
Sheffield (Orthoptics - they wanted a B in Maths and my retakes still came out at a C overall, and I just didn't want to as I liked Liverpool so much better.)
Ye Gods doing the UCAS reply was nerve-wracking!
Offer: AAB (Inc AA in Maths and Economics)
Course: BSc Mathematics and Economics
Insurance: University of Bristol
Offer : AAB (Inc A in Maths)
Course: BSc Economics and Mathematics
Do insurance universities have to take you on if you dont meet the firm choice offer?? Help please
yes if you meet the offer of your insurance choice university but not the firm choice, the insurance place are obliged to take you.
Insurance: Loughborough Uni (BBB) BSc Management Sciences
course: accounting and finance
offer: 300 points (BBB)