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    Hello I wanted to get some thoughts from students who will be firming Aston. Why did you choose Aston? Specifically students studying biomedical science or any science related degree. Thank you
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    I'll be firming Aston because they're the best place who gave me an offer, I actually didn't realise the entry requirements were going to be as high and had I known with my grades I wouldn't have bothered but somehow I got an offer, I read up about it more. Found out about how common placements are, which must be good. I also like how the campus is decently sized for somewhere like Birmingham. I feel there'll be more of a community feel (hopefully?).

    My offer is for Biological Sciences
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    I'll be firming Aston because they're the best place who gave me an offer, I actually didn't realise the entry requirements were going to be as high and had I known with my grades I wouldn't have bothered but somehow I got an offer, I read up about it more. Found out about how common placements are, which must be good. I also like how the campus is decently sized for somewhere like Birmingham. I feel there'll be more of a community feel (hopefully?).

    My offer is for Biological Sciences
    Have you visited the campus? If so what did you think about it? I am going to an applicant day on wednesday and hopefully i will like it but im not sure. And yes their entry requirments are quite high!
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    (Original post by Lia sam)
    Have you visited the campus? If so what did you think about it? I am going to an applicant day on wednesday and hopefully i will like it but im not sure. And yes their entry requirments are quite high!
    No, I don't have money for the train right now unfortunately, I've seen pictures and it looks decent for what it is.

    EDIT: Change of plan, turns out my invite ended up in my spam email section, my applicant day is the 17th
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    Hi I'm applying for biological sciences too and Aston is my first choice. I loved it as soon as I first went there and I've got an applicant day tomorrow to have another look around
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    (Original post by Lia sam)
    Have you visited the campus? If so what did you think about it? I am going to an applicant day on wednesday and hopefully i will like it but im not sure. And yes their entry requirments are quite high!
    As an international student do I have to attend the applicant open day, because i don't have any way of getting there.
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    (Original post by sookie17)
    As an international student do I have to attend the applicant open day, because i don't have any way of getting there.
    I don't think anyone has to attend it, it's just to come and look around. I think most universities have the international students come a week earlier than the rest to settle in and do some stuff, so there shouldn't be any need to come until then.
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    I want to firm Aston, but I haven't yet because I don't know what to put as my insurance. Can i change my insurance later if wanted????
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    (Original post by EzioAuditore_;[url="tel:62670023")
    62670023[/url]]I want to firm Aston, but I haven't yet because I don't know what to put as my insurance. Can i change my insurance later if wanted????
    No you can't change it. What other universities have you applied to?
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    I will firm Aston to study Pharmacy. Well established department, with a high reputation. I also live in Birmingham, another plus
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    I'm probably going to firm pharmacy at aston, I'm an international student.
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    (Original post by EzioAuditore_)
    I want to firm Aston, but I haven't yet because I don't know what to put as my insurance. Can i change my insurance later if wanted????
    Yes you can change, i changed my insurance and firm choice 2 months ago
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    (Original post by klncjndkbvjnef;[url="tel:62861025")
    62861025[/url]]Yes you can change, i changed my insurance and firm choice 2 months ago
    No once you choose you can't change it
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    (Original post by Lia sam)
    No once you choose you can't change it
    well...I put sheffield as my firm and aston as my insurance, i phoned UCAS, aston, sheffield and oxford brooks and made my changes. now my firm choice is aston and oxford brooks as my insurance.
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    (Original post by klncjndkbvjnef;[url="tel:62862589")
    62862589[/url]]well...I put sheffield as my firm and aston as my insurance, i phoned UCAS, aston, sheffield and oxford brooks and made my changes. now my firm choice is aston and oxford brooks as my insurance.
    Okay you win!
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    (Original post by Lia sam)
    No you can't change it. What other universities have you applied to?
    Coventry, Wolverhampton, DMU and Staffordshire. I'm stuck between choosing either coventry or wlv. I know Cov is way better than wolverhampton, but idk I didnt really like it at the open day,but i know it's a good uni. soooooo idk. I have a couple months yet.
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    (Original post by EzioAuditore_;[url="tel:62890609")
    62890609[/url]]Coventry, Wolverhampton, DMU and Staffordshire. I'm stuck between choosing either coventry or wlv. I know Cov is way better than wolverhampton, but idk I didnt really like it at the open day,but i know it's a good uni. soooooo idk. I have a couple months yet.
    In my opinion university is what you make of it and if you're gonna be at a place for 3/4 years and be miserable then there's no point really. At the end of the day you will come out with the same degree. Choose a place that you're more likely to be happy in!
    Best of luck
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    (Original post by Lia sam)
    In my opinion university is what you make of it and if you're gonna be at a place for 3/4 years and be miserable then there's no point really. At the end of the day you will come out with the same degree. Choose a place that you're more likely to be happy in!
    Best of luck
    Thank you😊
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    Does anyone know when the applicant day is for biomedical science at aston?
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    I've applied to aston as my firm choice to do biological science, literally loved the feel of the campus so much and had a really close and community like feel to it. Working really hard to achieve the entry requirements though as im predicted BBC yet they offered at ABB... Went to a couple of applicant days and the admissions tutor had said that they would accept considerably lower grades if aston was firm choice.. fingers crossed
 
 
 
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