Very bad GCSE - can I go uni?

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    Hi guys, basically when I was in schools I was really lazy and did not know the consiqunces of failing my GCSEs. Therefore I left with the following grades

    Igcse English C
    Maths E
    French F
    Geography E
    RE D
    Btec applied science Pass
    Btec sport Pass
    Btec IT pass

    As you can see my grades are absolutely diabolical!! After realising I screwed up I retook my gcse maths and obtained a grade C.

    Because i now had English and maths at grade C I was able to study the Btec extended diploma in engineering (level 3).

    After successfully achieving all distinctions in the first year I am predicted D* D* D* including distinctions in both math units. I also done many extra curricular activities such as summers schools, EPQ, work experience and being a student ambassador. I have a great teacher reference aswell.

    My question is, will Universities still consider me/ give me a offer even though I got really bad GCSEs. I have checked the unis website and they all seem to say English and maths at grade C which I have. I also exceed their level 3 requirements. I want to study the Beng in Mechanical engineering at one of the following uniS
    University of Birmingham
    Aston university
    University of Nottingham
    Birmingham city
    University of hull

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    Hi guys, basically when I was in schools I was really lazy and did not know the consiqunces of failing my GCSEs. Therefore I left with the following grades

    Igcse English C
    Maths E
    French F
    Geography E
    RE D
    Btec applied science Pass
    Btec sport Pass
    Btec IT pass

    As you can see my grades are absolutely diabolical!! After realising I screwed up I retook my gcse maths and obtained a grade C.

    Because i now had English and maths at grade C I was able to study the Btec extended diploma in engineering (level 3).

    After successfully achieving all distinctions in the first year I am predicted D* D* D* including distinctions in both math units. I also done many extra curricular activities such as summers schools, EPQ, work experience and being a student ambassador. I have a great teacher reference aswell.

    My question is, will Universities still consider me/ give me a offer even though I got really bad GCSEs. I have checked the unis website and they all seem to say English and maths at grade C which I have. I also exceed their level 3 requirements. I want to study the Beng in Mechanical engineering at one of the following uniS
    University of Birmingham
    Aston university
    University of Nottingham
    Birmingham city
    University of hull

    Thanks
    I believe, if you're definitely sure that you meet the GCSE requirements and the A Level/BTEC requirements i'm sure it should be fine, unless they state they want something like 5 A*-C including English and maths or 5 A*-B including English and maths.

    I did a quick check for you, and from what it states you should be considered for all your university choices.
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    Yes you will get into uni as long as you get D* for your A levels

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