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    I received an unconditional offer from the University of Sussex to do Law BSc, (I have to firm the offer for it to become unconditional) and I have also received offers from UCL, Leeds, Durham and Manchester. and am still waiting to hear back from Bristol. I really wanted to go to Sussex and now I have an unconditional offer, I will of course firm it. My question is, since the offer is unconditional and I will always meet the grades for it, do I put down an insurance offer on UCAS? It seems silly because there is basically no circumstance where I wouldn't go to Sussex, but I have asked teachers and my friends what to do and some say I should put one down, whereas others say no. What shall I do?

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    (Original post by opaline)
    I received an unconditional offer from the University of Sussex to do Psychology BSc, (I have to firm the offer for it to become unconditional) and I have also received offers from UCL, Goldsmiths, Southampton and am still waiting to hear back from Bristol. I really wanted to go to Sussex and now I have an unconditional offer, I will of course firm it. My question is, since the offer is unconditional and I will always meet the grades for it, do I put down an insurance offer on UCAS? It seems silly because there is basically no circumstance where I wouldn't go to Sussex, but I have asked teachers and my friends what to do and some say I should put one down, whereas others say no. What shall I do?

    Also, sub-question: Has anyone heard back from Bristol for Psych BSc? Let me know! They're taking ages to respond! Also happy to talk to anyone about Psychology BSc, the unis I've applied to, grades and applications, etc.!

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    (Original post by opaline)
    I received an unconditional offer from the University of Sussex to do Psychology BSc, (I have to firm the offer for it to become unconditional) and I have also received offers from UCL, Goldsmiths, Southampton and am still waiting to hear back from Bristol. I really wanted to go to Sussex and now I have an unconditional offer, I will of course firm it. My question is, since the offer is unconditional and I will always meet the grades for it, do I put down an insurance offer on UCAS? It seems silly because there is basically no circumstance where I wouldn't go to Sussex, but I have asked teachers and my friends what to do and some say I should put one down, whereas others say no. What shall I do?

    Also, sub-question: Has anyone heard back from Bristol for Psych BSc? Let me know! They're taking ages to respond! Also happy to talk to anyone about Psychology BSc, the unis I've applied to, grades and applications, etc.!

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    You cannot have an insurance with an unconditional offer, and you cannot firm until all universities have responded. Since you have a no-risk future ahead of you, stop worrying or withdraw from Bristol so that you can firm Sussex.
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    (Original post by opaline)
    My offer is conditional until I firm it, if I didn't then it would be AAB. Even though I have the option of putting an insurance choice down, do I leave it blank? My Sussex offer only becomes unconditional until after I firm it, so I can put an insurance choice down, but I see no point in it?
    It will become void. PQ has made a post explaining all this but I can't find it. Once you have fulfilled the unconditional offer by giving proof of your qualifications, the insurance is irrelevant. I'm not sure if you can fill it in or not, but as soon as it goes UF, the option will be ignored by any insurance university you put down. There really isn't any point in bothering.
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    (Original post by opaline)
    My offer is conditional until I firm it, if I didn't then it would be AAB. Even though I have the option of putting an insurance choice down, do I leave it blank? My Sussex offer only becomes unconditional until after I firm it, so I can put an insurance choice down, but I see no point in it?
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    It will become void. PQ has made a post explaining all this but I can't find it. Once you have fulfilled the unconditional offer by giving proof of your qualifications, the insurance is irrelevant. I'm not sure if you can fill it in or not, but as soon as it goes UF, the option will be ignored by any insurance university you put down. There really isn't any point in bothering.

    opaline - in your shoes I would pick an insurance just in case there's a problem with Sussex; as soon as they turn your firm choice unconditional the insurance goes anyway, as CLR says. However, you can just pick Sussex as your firm and decline all your other offers if you prefer.
 
 
 
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