Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    I'm currently at the Uni of Bath studying politics, but the course isn't what I expected and I'm struggling to even turn up to lectures as I find them so dull. I also find the area pretty boring and really miss London! I've been looking into Goldsmiths uni and decided the politics course there looks perfect for me! I don't know whether to drop out and apply there though, as it isn't generally regarded as well as Bath and I'd be missing out on the work experience placement in the third year. I'm really at a loss! Any suggestions?
    Offline

    14
    ReputationRep:
    Do what you feel is good for you. Don't worry too much about uni rankings (although rankings may be more sginificant in politics), just try to get a 1st. If you are really miserable then do what makes you happy, **** what society expects.


    Then again you could argue although you don't like the uni and the course, the struggle of it could make you a stronger person and thus achieving a 1st from bath would be a bigger personal achievement. Don't just give up when the going gets tough, look at the final outcome not the current one.



    This has been absolutely no help to you what so ever.
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Think of it this way, University is an investment, you are investing in your learning and your future.

    If your not happy with your course, talk to your lecturers, professors, tutors or student advisers. Weigh up the pros and cons of being at Bath and being back in London.

    Perhaps try and find a Goldsmiths university student who is doing Politics on this site and ask them some questions on how they are finding the course.

    I hope this has helped
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Did TEF Bronze Award affect your UCAS choices?
    Applying to uni

    All the essentials

    The adventure begins mug

    Student life: what to expect

    What it's really like going to uni

    Graduates celebrate

    How to write a good personal statement

    Expert PS advice from the people who will read it

    Uni match

    Uni match

    Can't decide where to apply? Our tool will help you find the perfect course

    Two students working together

    A-Z of universities

    Read our guides to unis and colleges from around the UK

    A student working on a computer

    Personal statement help

    Use our tool to get your ideal PS quickly!

    Hands typing

    Degrees without fees

    Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

    A student looking down a microscope

    Planning open days

    Find upcoming open days and get advice on preparing.

    Help out other students

    These questions still need an answer

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.