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    Hey guys,

    So last year when I was in your positions I found TSR to be so helpful! I also found speaking to current students, calmed my nerves a lot. So I'm here for all prospective students to Brunel University. Feel free to ask anything, if you're worried, questions abour freshers week, nights out etc. :top:
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    (Original post by Anszz)
    Hey guys,

    So last year when I was in your positions I found TSR to be so helpful! I also found speaking to current students, calmed my nerves a lot. So I'm here for all prospective students to Brunel University. Feel free to ask anything, if you're worried, questions abour freshers week, nights out etc. :top:
    Im surprised no one has replied to your post.

    What would you say the best and worst thing is about Brunel? Also,how lenient are they in terms if grades?

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    Guess they don't need help.

    Best thing: they've got a good Student Union, facilities are good and campus life is enjoyable!

    Bad thing: not much to do out in uxbridge area, the costcutter on campus is over priced lol

    As for being lenient, last year I was 10 ucas points off from what I needed and I still got in but I guess that's not a lot. I do know that this year the grades for sport science are a lot higher. I guess it depends on how far off the required grade you are and how many people have applied for the course
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    Any tips you should give out about freshers week? What am I going to expect? Also are the drinks cheap inside the clubs lol :P (I live in the North west so have no idea on the pricing down in London).

    Lastly, how good are the sport facility, and how well does the union run itself?
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    You might know my brother then...
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    For freshers week defo attend all the free events that they put on (including freshers fair) and just enjoy the week to its fullest, as it only comes round once.

    During freshers week there are a variety of activities during the day which will all be outlined in a booklet which you'll get. During my freshers week there waa ice skating, sports games, night events etc.

    The drinks on campus and in Liquid are pretty much the average for a London night out, however on Wednesday at Liquid (student night) most drinks are £1

    The sport facilities are really good, the gyms are great also. Membership are a bit pricey but if you're serious for the gym then its not an issue. Altogether the union is very good and fun l, there is a lot of things to get involved in at Brunel and you'll discover this throughout your time
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    Who's your brother? Whats his name?
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    Thanks man. Is it hard to get into the football or lacrosse team at brunel? I havent done team football in about 3 years nd i havent touched a lacrosse stick in like 6. Do they have weekly socials?

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    Your welcome. Im not a member of either team but I think there are a few teams for both sports. They have trial days where you'll go and try out the sports and hopefully you'll make a team
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    Do u know Hong Kongers mostly go to which hall?
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    No I do not sorry, however the majority of international students live in the Isamabard Complex so you may find people from Hong Kong there.

    Note: Isambard Complex is for 2nd year students - onwards, so no Freshers live there.
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    hey can do you have 4 exams this week? im struggling so bad
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    (Original post by EPIC Guy)
    hey can do you have 4 exams this week? im struggling so bad
    What do you mean?
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    Who's your brother? Whats his name?
    Oh, I'm sorry I've just seen this. You didn't quote me.

    His name is Lennox (tall black kid). Know him?
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    (Original post by Iamyourfather)
    Oh, I'm sorry I've just seen this. You didn't quote me.

    His name is Lennox (tall black kid). Know him?
    Hey sorry I didn't realise this, and yes I do know of him. We have spoken a few times but not that much
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    Hey sorry I didn't realise this, and yes I do know of him. We have spoken a few times but not that much
    Haha. Cool
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    had a few questions:
    how much do you do practical stuff on the course and if you do, how much of the practical is stuff like running in front of the whole class etc
    do you get to know people on your course as in friend terms
    is it hard to make friends with the people you live with or did you find it easy?
    thanks
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    (Original post by anon1995)
    had a few questions:
    how much do you do practical stuff on the course and if you do, how much of the practical is stuff like running in front of the whole class etc
    do you get to know people on your course as in friend terms
    is it hard to make friends with the people you live with or did you find it easy?
    thanks
    The course is not very practical as such. The only physical activity that we had to do which was course related in first year was for our Coaching module. We had to pick 2 sports and learnt within 4 sessions each, the choices were; basketball, badminton and football (these may change though). Other than that there was no practicals, unless you play a sport in which case you would be training with your sports club, if you choose to join them.

    Sports Science is one of the bigger courses in the Uni (not the biggest) and the class is quiet big, you do make friends quiet quickly. You meet during lectures, seminars, sports teams etc.

    My flatmates were all really lovely, and making friends was really easy. You won't find it hard because you'll see them every day and so you're kinda 'forced' to communicate.
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    Hey I'll be taking admission most probably this year only... I'm quite nervous and excited also... as I'm not reaching to their requirements for my course but due to my achievements they told me that i can apply... But for the first I'll be studying with group of 8-10 students and from 2nd year I can join main batch... What's that exactly ...?? Is it okay to join this ??
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    (Original post by 19himani)
    Hey I'll be taking admission most probably this year only... I'm quite nervous and excited also... as I'm not reaching to their requirements for my course but due to my achievements they told me that i can apply... But for the first I'll be studying with group of 8-10 students and from 2nd year I can join main batch... What's that exactly ...?? Is it okay to join this ??
    I'm not entirely sure as to what this is, the best thing to do is contact the University directly and ask them
 
 
 
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