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    I just finished my first year at city (Comp Sci), iam offering my services, if anyone has any questions i can tell u honest and correct answers, I dont do any technical **** e.g. application forms, but i have explored most of the uni, and been clubbing and socialising in the area surrounding the university...so if u want to know something feel free to post it here....:suitc:
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    Hi there.
    Will be coming to city for actuarial science this year; so what can you say about the general atmosphere at, and around the university? I mean, how's the area and what's interesting and so on?

    U been to Saddler's sports club? Interesting? And would you know whether there is any swimming pool as close as possible to the uni, since I usually swim weekly, and love it...and it would be a pity to stop just as I start uni.

    And any advice u'd have for a first year international student would be welcome...

    cheers,
    Shamee
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    i see your mauritian well im a brtish mauritian lol just done my first year in actuarial science at city, so if you have any quests on the course let me no.
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    Just want to know how's the atmosphere around City...and what buildings does law students go to? They never show any pictures in the site, I was wondering how it looks like xD

    Appreciate if you can answer them~

    Thanks
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    not sure what law building you go to but i do no you have a whole level in the library dedicated to law students.
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    (Original post by kevins)
    i see your mauritian well im a brtish mauritian lol just done my first year in actuarial science at city, so if you have any quests on the course let me no.
    My parents was born in Mauritius so understand 90% of language...

    Hi, just wondering how is the Social Science building and facilities like? Is the floor space large etc..?

    Tnx.
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    (Original post by moloman)
    Just want to know how's the atmosphere around City...and what buildings does law students go to? They never show any pictures in the site, I was wondering how it looks like xD

    Appreciate if you can answer them~

    Thanks
    Law students go to the "Inns of Court School of Law"

    http://www.city.ac.uk/law/
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    (Original post by kevins)
    i see your mauritian well im a brtish mauritian lol just done my first year in actuarial science at city, so if you have any quests on the course let me no.
    Hey there.
    Well, how long before the course actually starts (18th September I think) would you advise to reach city?
    Thanks
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    When does school start?
    and....i was wondering....in the Academic Calender...it says there's some Teaching but it's (Optional)....do they actually teach at those dates?
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    @ Shamee City.

    The station to get off is Angel from the Northen Line.

    If you need help with travel use this site:

    http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/use...T2?language=en
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    social science building is actuly verry nicee compared to the other buildings. Very modern and big.
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    kevins, i sent u a PM....I hope you dont mind reading and replying to it please?
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    Ok pppl, well firstly what can i say the uni education wise is pretty good, the lecture and teachers all friendly and everyone seems to do work...In terms of atmoshpere its all friendly, I have only seen one fight so far...

    The saddlers sport centre is pretty small and i would say crap, no swimming pool.GOOD NEWS: u have a gym near by with swimming pool Virgin Active, also Fitness first actually there about 4-5 gyms in the area.

    The Student union lets the uni down big time...but the good news is the area is surrounded with nice bars, plenty of well know clubs,Fabric,Aquarium,Carling academy etc etc and central london is just 10 min bus..

    I would say on your first day, like everyone says just talk to ppl, after a while u form your own group of friends and you soon meet new ppl throught other ppl...

    Overall the uni is really small i would say compared to the top unis in london...The psycology and social science building is brand new nice glass building....so if u doing economics, stuff like that u be in that building...depends on your course....

    what else....

    Yeah u might have read its a crap uni for socialising, AND i agree to that totally, dunno why its just aint all that, no feeling of socialising..maybe because the SU is like so tiny, not many events during the year...There is alot of desi events and of asian culture as there is a large asian sociaty in the uni....

    Anything else////
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    (Original post by Prince21)

    Anything else////
    My big question is "Do you enjoy city?" and "do you have any regrets about going there?" i.e. did you want to go to another University?....
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    Huum, I aint going to lie to you man...I was going to another uni but didnt make the grades,City was my second choice as Iam doing comp sci, city was a good uni ranked 4th for employment etc so i decided to go here...As a fresher firstly I didnt enjoy city it was mostly bordom, what shall we do, Iam one of thoose ppl who wants to have fun in life and felt like i was wasting time just waiting for my nxt lecture or lab...So there was was not much to do, except talk to ppl and make friends...But then it started getting better as we started to go play pool and hang around central after uni, there was the uni events and the next day it was fun to talk and gossip etc.. I dunno if you are in halls it be more fun i wasnt in halls as i didnt get in live to close...Maybe its just me, uni was much different from what i expected it aint a american pie movie lets just say that..,.Huum, cant give u a straight answer if i regret it or not...as there are advantages and disadvantages....ALL DEPENDS what kind of person u are, are u a shy person who studies or are u a party animal...etc etc Oh as for the clubs at city **** knows what ones they got, i dont know anyone who is a member of a club at city.......
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    Ok thnx for answering....

    Hopfully should be good when I go, just wana end these A-Levels, driving me mad :mad:
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    (Original post by Prince21)
    if u want to know something feel free to post it here....:suitc:
    did u find it easy to make new friends there since u live at home??
    what is the approximate ratio of those who live at home to those who don't?

    thanks
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    (Original post by Reloaded)
    did u find it easy to make new friends there since u live at home??
    what is the approximate ratio of those who live at home to those who don't?

    thanks
    Ditto.
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    Errm, i lived in london, take me about 40 min by train less to get to uni, I stayed at home but i made lot of friends, to be honest all my good friends on my course aint in halls, yeah you will make more mates in halls as you be going out alot etc, but mostly i made friends like first day and in lectures, i dont think for me it was hard to make friends, have no idea about the ratio loooll, I cant tell u if u going to make lots of friends or not, all depends on you etc...
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    When does school start this year?
    and do they teach on those "optional" teaching days in the academic calender?

    mind answering that for an international student?

    Thanks ^^
 
 
 
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