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    I'm considering going to look at the university of Sussex, but I was looking at the rankings and it doesn't seem to rank particularly highly.
    I was just wondering if anyone knew how employers look at Sussex and if it's seen as a reputable uni.
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    Sussex is a prestigious uni to some extent with mediocre to high career prospects
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    What other law universities are you applying for ?
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    What other law universities are you applying for ?
    Warwick, Durham, Lancaster, Kent
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    (Original post by hannah697)
    Warwick, Durham, Lancaster, Kent
    Durham is the best out of your list and then Warwick.

    Sussex isn't a bad university but it isn't as prestigious as the two I mentioned.

    If you really want to go to Sussex and you have the grades for Durham (A*AA) then choosing Sussex is fine because when applying to law firms/chambers (assuming you want to be a lawyer) they will see you could have gone to a 'better' university but chose to not go, as they can see your A Level results.
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    Durham is the best out of your list and then Warwick.

    Sussex isn't a bad university but it isn't as prestigious as the two I mentioned.

    If you really want to go to Sussex and you have the grades for Durham (A*AA) then choosing Sussex is fine because when applying to law firms/chambers (assuming you want to be a lawyer) they will see you could have gone to a 'better' university but chose to not go, as they can see your A Level results.
    Ah thanks for that, I didn't think about the fact they can see A level results!
    Would Lancaster be seen as prestigious/well regarded?
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    (Original post by hannah697)
    Ah thanks for that, I didn't think about the fact they can see A level results!
    Would Lancaster be seen as prestigious/well regarded?
    I really couldn't say. I haven't done much research on Lancaster but I have heard some good things about it though

    Maybe this will help:
    http://d1d1tdqerevjwu.cloudfront.net...university.pdf

    Just remember that prestige isn't everything. A lot of the times people from certain universities are recruited a lot more because there are A Level cut off points (usually AAB). People getting higher than AAB usually go to a 'prestigious' Russel Group university so people from other universities are automatically filtered out.

    As long as you get a high 2:1, very good A Levels and LOTS of relevant ECs and work experience then you will be fine.
    You'll also need good interview skills.
 
 
 
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