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As the title reads, what's the most important factor to take into consideration when choosing a university in your opinion? And why?

Examples; reputation/prestige, course, location, campus, career prospects, social scene/sports
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#priorities
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It's difficult to pick out a single one. The most important ones are:
1. Club scene
2. Drug scene
3. The presence of a nice tea house.
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Oxbridge/Not Oxbridge

I kid, I kid, I'd suggest that a single factor is wayyy too little to look for. My personal priority would be employment prospects (though you should take them with a pinch of salt for subjects like Law), as well as accomodation
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The most important thing is that you like the university.
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The feel of the university.

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Entry requirements. Don't apply to UCL for a course that wants A*AA when you have a btech lvl 69.
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Check if the name of the uni is Wolverhampton.

if not, u picked the wrong uni
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has your mum heard of it
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What if for instance it's an EU student or international student, incapable of visiting? What then, would you recommend?

Personally, I think that the course is most important. Being that you have to study it for 3-4 years depending on your degree, I think it's crucial that you find all years interesting.

But I suppose it's hard to choose just a single factor, which is why it's interesting to hear your guys' opinion.
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(Original post by The Diplomat.)
Check if the name of the uni is Wolverhampton.

if not, u picked the wrong uni
said no one ever lmao


(Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
has your mum heard of it
Now this, this is important, particularly if extended family gets involved later on.
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For me, probably the 'feel' of the university and whether I think I'll enjoy time there. That's the single most important factor, though of course I'll take other factors into consideration too.
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For me, probably the 'feel' of the university and whether I think I'll enjoy time there. That's the single most important factor, though of course I'll take other factors into consideration too.
What do you mean by "the feel"?

Do you mean general atmosphere present at the university? The academic atmosphere, or the social atmosphere?
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What do you mean by "the feel"?

Do you mean general atmosphere present at the university? The academic atmosphere, or the social atmosphere?
I think is means combination of the three. The general feel sets the mood for everything that you experience at the university, the social atmosphere is of course important as you want to make friends and enjoy yourself, and the academic atmosphere ensures that you stay focuses as well, and enjoy learning.
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Attractiveness of fellow students.
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I'm interested to know as well. I have an option to go to UCL or KCL which one would you guys go to and why?
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(Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
has your mum heard of it
LOL accurate :lol:
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Prestige ngl.
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X factor. Unless you have good taste in TV...
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