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    I have received conditional offers for economics from both University of Manchester and University of Leeds. I am confused as to which university I should select as firm and which one as insurance.

    Manchester-no scholarship, no work placement year

    Leeds- scholarship, work placement year

    finance is not a problem and I am leaning towards Manchester because I have heard it's a livelier place and has a better international reputation as compared to Leeds.
    P.S.- I am an international student.
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    (Original post by UGstudent)
    I have received conditional offers for economics from both University of Manchester and University of Leeds. I am confused as to which university I should select as firm and which one as insurance.

    Manchester-no scholarship, no work placement year

    Leeds- scholarship, work placement year

    finance is not a problem and I am leaning towards Manchester because I have heard it's a livelier place and has a better international reputation as compared to Leeds.
    P.S.- I am an international student.
    I d go for leeds as a placement year would be beneficial.
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    (Original post by UGstudent)
    I have received conditional offers for economics from both University of Manchester and University of Leeds. I am confused as to which university I should select as firm and which one as insurance.

    Manchester-no scholarship, no work placement year

    Leeds- scholarship, work placement year

    finance is not a problem and I am leaning towards Manchester because I have heard it's a livelier place and has a better international reputation as compared to Leeds.
    P.S.- I am an international student.
    If you're leaning towards Manchester then go with your hunches.

    Ask if they have any optional placements or scholarships that you can apply to - some universities aren't very good about publicising options you have available.
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    I d go for leeds as a placement year would be beneficial.

    But Manchester has something called the Careers Service which they said is equally beneficial.
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    If you're leaning towards Manchester then go with your hunches.

    Ask if they have any optional placements or scholarships that you can apply to - some universities aren't very good about publicising options you have available.

    Alright, thanks. Thry have something called the Careers Service which helps in getting part-time jobs, internships, jobs after graduation etc. Do you think that is good?
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    (Original post by UGstudent)
    But Manchester has something called the Careers Service which they said is equally beneficial.
    Nearly every uni has a careers service.
 
 
 
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