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    I had sussex as my insurance and unfortunately missed my firm so I'm off there, but the fact it has dropped so low in rankings this year (50 in the guardian?? 31 in the times when it has been in previous years 11 - 21?)

    when i applied i thought it was respectable etc etc but now i'm not too sure and really worried about graduate prospects......

    what are your views? I don't know whether to take a gap year and reapply somewhere else or not
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    What are you studying? If you're not looking at a really prestigious career path, rankings are much of a muchness. And it varies as per the course.
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    (Original post by rockrunride)
    What are you studying? If you're not looking at a really prestigious career path, rankings are much of a muchness. And it varies as per the course.
    I'm studying history, I want to work in museums/write books etc I guess it is quite prestigious I want to earn a lot aha and i want to do a lot of further studying after my BA......
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    I'm studying history, I want to work in museums/write books etc I guess it is quite prestigious I want to earn a lot aha and i want to do a lot of further studying after my BA......
    Sounds quite competitive regardless of uni. Even then, three years is a long time. Sussex is a really good uni, it may be better in three years and you may change your mind.
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    (Original post by slovo)
    I had sussex as my insurance and unfortunately missed my firm so I'm off there, but the fact it has dropped so low in rankings this year (50 in the guardian?? 31 in the times when it has been in previous years 11 - 21?)

    when i applied i thought it was respectable etc etc but now i'm not too sure and really worried about graduate prospects......

    what are your views? I don't know whether to take a gap year and reapply somewhere else or not
    There have been student protests at Sussex this year due to them out-sourcing their non-taching staff

    This does not impact on their teaching and research quality BUT will have had an impact of student survey responses

    I think this is a key element to the drop
 
 
 
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