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    Hi there, I'm just about to finish my first year at Surrey uni studying maths & finance, and so far to be honest, I am not enjoying it at all. I was wondering if I was to drop out (and therefore, receiving 0 credits) could i apply via UCAS to other unis for the Jan 2014 deadline, without these unis knowing that I studied at Surrey for a short while.
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    Unless you applied to these other unis beforehand (in which case your ultimate UCAS status would have been made available to them after making your decisions) there's no reason why they should know. I am also planning on applying to another uni after beginning at the one I'm set to go to this autumn, but I will be applying while remaining at uni 1. Wouldn't that be a more sensible option than dropping out and re-applying elsewhere? You may not be successful in which case you'll be left with nothing.
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    (Original post by helpme101)
    Hi there, I'm just about to finish my first year at Surrey uni studying maths & finance, and so far to be honest, I am not enjoying it at all. I was wondering if I was to drop out (and therefore, receiving 0 credits) could i apply via UCAS to other unis for the Jan 2014 deadline, without these unis knowing that I studied at Surrey for a short while.
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    Why not finish the year and do a transfer over to 2nd year?
    Also remember this will affect your student finance.
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    hii there im looking to start an online english/english literature degree (distance learning) any suggestion in which university would offer the course....????
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    Unless you applied to these other unis beforehand (in which case your ultimate UCAS status would have been made available to them after making your decisions) there's no reason why they should know. I am also planning on applying to another uni after beginning at the one I'm set to go to this autumn, but I will be applying while remaining at uni 1. Wouldn't that be a more sensible option than dropping out and re-applying elsewhere? You may not be successful in which case you'll be left with nothing.
    Thanks for your reply,
    The reason I want to drop out is so that I don't have to declare any of my grades, whereas if I complete the year, I would have to put down my first year grades, hence the unis I'm applying to for the Jan 2014 cycle would know that I have been to another uni (which I don't want them to know 'cus I think it looks bad in my opinion). Plus, I'm really not enjoying the uni, so even if I get left with nothing, I still wouldn't want to study here.
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    Why not finish the year and do a transfer over to 2nd year?
    Also remember this will affect your student finance.
    I figured that since I live in London, I will apply to London uni's only and commute from home when I start; this way with the student lonas/grants I get in year one and two (as the student finance can only back me up for two more years) I can use this to finance my tuition fee for the final year.
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    (Original post by helpme101)
    Thanks for your reply,
    The reason I want to drop out is so that I don't have to declare any of my grades, whereas if I complete the year, I would have to put down my first year grades, hence the unis I'm applying to for the Jan 2014 cycle would know that I have been to another uni (which I don't want them to know 'cus I think it looks bad in my opinion). Plus, I'm really not enjoying the uni, so even if I get left with nothing, I still wouldn't want to study here.
    You have to put down that you've been to uni - if you don't they'll find out anyway. If you lie on your UCAS form they can remove your offer.

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    (Original post by Juno)
    You have to put down that you've been to uni - if you don't they'll find out anyway. If you lie on your UCAS form they can remove your offer.

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    Why do you have to say you've been somewhere else? Lying and just not mentioning it aren't the same
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    Why do you have to say you've been somewhere else? Lying and just not mentioning it aren't the same
    In UCAS terms, yes they are. You sign a declaration to say you've included everything.
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    (Original post by Juno)
    In UCAS terms, yes they are. You sign a declaration to say you've included everything.
    Define 'everything'; should I include my cat's nickname? The impression I've been left with is that if you're re-applying to another uni having previously been at one there's no obligation to say so.
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    Define 'everything'; should I include my cat's nickname? The impression I've been left with is that if you're re-applying to another uni having previously been at one there's no obligation to say so.
    Then your impression is wrong. You declare all education establishments you've attended since year 7, even if you didn't get a qualification there.
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    (Original post by helpme101)
    I figured that since I live in London, I will apply to London uni's only and commute from home when I start; this way with the student lonas/grants I get in year one and two (as the student finance can only back me up for two more years) I can use this to finance my tuition fee for the final year.
    You wouldn't need to do this. You are entitled to 4 years of funding.

    And....you DO have to include the year at Surrey in any future UCAS application.
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    Because, to put it very bluntly, another Uni has a right to know that you tried Uni once, didnt like it/couldnt cope with it and dropped out. As suggested, finishing the entire year and then applying for a transfer might look a bit more credible.
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    (Original post by helpme101)
    Hi there, I'm just about to finish my first year at Surrey uni studying maths & finance, and so far to be honest, I am not enjoying it at all. I was wondering if I was to drop out (and therefore, receiving 0 credits) could i apply via UCAS to other unis for the Jan 2014 deadline, without these unis knowing that I studied at Surrey for a short while.
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    I really am confused! A thread you made last September stated you were in your penultimate year studying Economics at Essex?!
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    Are you sure you're a first year at Surrey?

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    Hello there, I'm a first year student studying economics and I was wondering if someone could help me with these questions confirming if they are true, false or not sure with a little explanation/diagram. Thank you very much.

    1. A lottery charges ₤10 for a ticket and pays a prize of ₤100 on one in ten of the
    tickets (where the winning tickets are selected at random). A risk-averse
    individual will not buy a ticket.



    2.Adverse selection occurs when an individual takes greater risks if she is
    covered by insurance.


    3.If a firm in the long run sets its Marginal Rate of Technical Substitution equal
    to the ratio of factor prices then it must be maximising its profit.

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    (Original post by helpme101)
    Hello there,
    I am entering the penultimate year of my bsc economics degree in Essex university, and didn't really do to well in my first year due to my lack of hard work, which I know is a useless excuse (Got a first class in my econ and calculus module but got like 40's in the rest, so it averaged out to a 2.2). I am currently looking for internships or one year placements in the finance/economics/actuarial field which would commence in the summer of 2013. I was looking at the research assistant sandwich placement under the Bank of England which sounds perfect for me; BUT they have asked for the results of each module in my first year which I wouldnt want them to see 'cus I know these results don't reflect what I am capable of doing. Bearing in mind I have all their UCAS and GCSE requirements, I was wondering if they would really care about my first year or if I should lie or maybe just declare my 'good' module results on the application.

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    what's going on here? :lolwut:
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    Define 'everything'; should I include my cat's nickname? The impression I've been left with is that if you're re-applying to another uni having previously been at one there's no obligation to say so.
    Relax yourself... your just being over the top with your "impression"
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    To be honest, im using my mates account, couldnt be bothered to create one
 
 
 
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