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    I'm hoping to apply for Computer Science next year (currently in my first year of sixth form), and I was wondering if attending a Villiers Park course (http://www.villierspark.org.uk/) in Computer Science would help admissions at all.

    For some reason the course isn't listed on the website, but after requesting the programme of the course, it largely hopes to (quoting here) -
    "Introduce students to fundamental theories of computer science".
    "The consider features and techniques required for computer programming".
    "To provide opportunities for students to develop their research and independent study skills".

    Any opinions, advice or general help would be really appreciated!

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    Yep. I did a physics one last year. When you fill out your UCAS application form it asks you to state 3 "further education activities" and it has a drop down list of several options. Villiers Park is one of those so it is well recognised.

    Also at my UCL interview, my interviewer was very impressed with the fact that I had been on one, and we talked about that for half of the interview.

    It's also really fun and you make so many good friends! I strongly recommend going both for the bonus it will give you on your application, but also because it is so much fun and I really wish I could go again! I don't know anyone who hasn't had an amazing time there!!
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    (Original post by ninuzu)
    Yep. I did a physics one last year. When you fill out your UCAS application form it asks you to state 3 "further education activities" and it has a drop down list of several options. Villiers Park is one of those so it is well recognised.

    Also at my UCL interview, my interviewer was very impressed with the fact that I had been on one, and we talked about that for half of the interview.

    It's also really fun and you make so many good friends! I strongly recommend going both for the bonus it will give you on your application, but also because it is so much fun and I really wish I could go again! I don't know anyone who hasn't had an amazing time there!!
    Thanks! I definitely think I'll take them up on it :-)
 
 
 
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