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    Im planning on sitting a a condensed foundation course that starts in January, but would be looking to move universities after that course.

    What I want to know is how would this foundation course affect me getting into another university next year? How would predicted grades for the foundation year work? And generally just how foundation years work in terms of moving university after?

    Any advice on this would be really helpful.

    Thanks in advance!
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    (Original post by ludd-sama)
    Im planning on sitting a a condensed foundation course that starts in January, but would be looking to move universities after that course.

    What I want to know is how would this foundation course affect me getting into another university next year? How would predicted grades for the foundation year work? And generally just how foundation years work in terms of moving university after?

    Any advice on this would be really helpful.

    Thanks in advance!
    Not all unis will accept foundation courses from other unis. Each uni will tailor their foundation year to what their course needs, so courses provided by other unis might not focus on the correct topics. You will need to check with whichever uni you're looking at applying to.

    The foundation course tutors will be responsible for predicting your grades. They should have some experience and thus know how to do this.
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    (Original post by Juno)
    Not all unis will accept foundation courses from other unis. Each uni will tailor their foundation year to what their course needs, so courses provided by other unis might not focus on the correct topics. You will need to check with whichever uni you're looking at applying to.

    The foundation course tutors will be responsible for predicting your grades. They should have some experience and thus know how to do this.
    Hey was just wandering if you know how common it is for a student to move uni after the first year and start over due to disliking the course/uni. Also how would you go about this in terms of applying to another's uni? Would you have to go through the whole ucas again and go back to my sixth form to apply? Or is there an easier way

    Thanks,
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    (Original post by alexp98)
    Hey was just wandering if you know how common it is for a student to move uni after the first year and start over due to disliking the course/uni. Also how would you go about this in terms of applying to another's uni? Would you have to go through the whole ucas again and go back to my sixth form to apply? Or is there an easier way

    Thanks,
    Alex
    Have a look at the FAQ
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    (Original post by alexp98)
    Hey was just wandering if you know how common it is for a student to move uni after the first year and start over due to disliking the course/uni. Also how would you go about this in terms of applying to another's uni? Would you have to go through the whole ucas again and go back to my sixth form to apply? Or is there an easier way

    Thanks,
    Alex
    If you're restarting at a new uni then that isn't transferring, so the post above will be little help to you.

    It's not incredibly common, but it's not incredibly rare. It's just something that people do sometimes.

    You will need to complete another ucas application. You'll need a reference, which most likely will come from your sixth form. If so, you'll complete the form in exactly the same way as last year - but this time including your A Level grades as they're completed, and including your first year of uni.
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    (Original post by ludd-sama)
    Im planning on sitting a a condensed foundation course that starts in January, but would be looking to move universities after that course.

    What I want to know is how would this foundation course affect me getting into another university next year? How would predicted grades for the foundation year work? And generally just how foundation years work in terms of moving university after?

    Any advice on this would be really helpful.

    Thanks in advance!
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    (Original post by ludd-sama)
    Im planning on sitting a a condensed foundation course that starts in January, but would be looking to move universities after that course.

    What I want to know is how would this foundation course affect me getting into another university next year? How would predicted grades for the foundation year work? And generally just how foundation years work in terms of moving university after?

    Any advice on this would be really helpful.

    Thanks in advance!
    I transferred after foundation year, here's what I did:
    Email all the universities you'd like to apply to and ask if they would accept your foundation course for entry to the first year of their course.
    They will email you back saying either yes they will accept the foundation year with x grades or no they don't accept it or they'll ask for more information about your course, A Level and GCSE grades.
    Then apply through UCAS, don't worry about predicted grades although your reference might put something idk. I didn't know my predicted grades when I applied during foundation year and it was all okay.

    If you need any more help just ask
 
 
 
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