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    Has anyone applied to do Politics or accepted an offer to study Politics from Swansea?

    I'd accepted an offer from another university but managed to switch to Swansea instead.
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    Hey there!
    I will be studying LLB Law and Politics; so I guess I shall be seeing you on the lectures!
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    (Original post by makemyteapunk)
    Hey there!
    I will be studying LLB Law and Politics; so I guess I shall be seeing you on the lectures!
    Yay! Thought I was going to be the only one.
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    Haha was offer conditional or unconditional?

    I'm so hyped for September; my gap year involves nothing but working and playing video games, I feel like I'm wasting away, haha :P


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    Was your offer* sorry -.-


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    (Original post by makemyteapunk)
    Haha was offer conditional or unconditional?

    I'm so hyped for September; my gap year involves nothing but working and playing video games, I feel like I'm wasting away, haha :P


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    Unconditional. You?

    I wasn't originally going to go to Swansea but I contacted them and the university I'd firmed and managed to swap to Swansea. :rolleyes:

    Same. I've been on a gap year too (what a bad decision). I thought I'd get a job and would be able to save up for this September but that never happened. So yeah, I've basically been sat all day doing nothing.

    I'm considering trying to learn Welsh though before September, may as well do something productive.
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    Me too! haha, yeah, fortunately I got a job a month ago so I'll be able to save up some money for the summer and Freshers!
    Ahh, so it didn't take you long to change? Where did you originally want to go? I wanted to firm Cardiff, but managed to actually look at both cities; I hated Cardiff, haha :P though Swansea was a bit weird with me because they were like "we're giving you an offer for law!! Actually nah, we changed you for just politics!" So I called them, emailed them, got angry, and got what I wanted :3


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    Lucky you! I am moving in July and then obviously I'll be moving to Swansea in September so I think my chances of getting a job have been ruined.

    I'd accepted my offer from Salford just because it was the closest university that I had applied to. However, my mum has decided that we're moving in July so it would have been less convenient and there's been rumour that Salford may have to close some of their courses and a few people on here advised me I should try to switch my firm which luckily I did! I almost picked Swansea in the first place, its ranked better than Salford I think, and I love its location!

    By the way, have you applied for accommodation yet?
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    Ooh lucky change then!

    Yes, I have, that was back in march though, so I can't remember all my choices, haha :P but my first choice was the ensuite campus accommodation, with 8 students per flat; then my second choice was the student village I really hope I get my first choice though; I love the idea of waking up 15 minutes before a lecture! It would be a great change from my Erasmus course, where I lived an hour away from the uni (via tube) and had to get up two hours before my lecture (the fact that I had two 8am starts in a week was a massive pain too)!


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    Ah right. I only applied like.. last week.

    I actually stated on the 'additional information' section on the accommodation application which halls I'd prefer to live in as the prices are almost £1,000-£1,500 dearer compared to the university I was going to go to. I'm hoping I get halls on campus. I should do as I put the student village as my last choice.

    I'm indifferent about freshers. I basically lived with my friend during her university's fresher's week so I've experienced it before. It basically just involves getting very, very drunk.
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    Yeah, Freshers is a bit of a scary thing for me; I don't want to spend all of it drinking :/ but apparently there are many different things you can do, for example: go to the course society. I mean, you kinda have to socialise, but not necessarily go out; I wouldn't mind just spending my Freshers in my flat, having a movie night with a glass of wine


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    I don't really know what the night life is like in Swansea, do you? I know in Manchester where I would have been its pretty wild!

    I wonder if anyone else will post on here before September saying they're studying Politics too?
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    I have no clue; I'm not really into nightlife anyway, haha, clubs aren't my thing. :P I'm much into pubs and house/flat parties, but I would like to find out if there are any live music venues, for gigs and that

    Haha, yeah, hopefully sometime further into the start of the year, more people will get involved probably after results day.


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    Hi, I'm a history student going into my second year in Swansea uni. The student village is great, I know a lot of people say that campus is close etc etc but living in the village you don't constantly feel like you're living at school and get to live in a nice community too! As for going out - not many live music venues (apart from the student club sin city, which occasionally gets the odd dj or pop group), and the main clubbing area Wind Street is full of clubs filled to the brim with orange girls and rugby lads! One good thing I must mention, its incredibly cheap on student nights, and cabs are well worth it in a large group.

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