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    I am planning to apply to UK universities, and would like to know how important extra curricular activities are for admission.
    Currently i am in A1 and studying the subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, and hope to major in some sort of computer engineering.
    So how important are extra curricular activities and internships to get admission into good UK universities?
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    Not half as important as people make out, actually!
    Unis only want to see them to ensure you are a well-rounded person- they basically just don't want sociopaths. So if you, say, volunteer in your community shop, they could see you are nice/helpful/friendly etc and so could fit in well in their uni community.
    Ultimately, though, it really does depend on the uni you are applying to- some place a much higher (albeit still small in relation to academia) emphasis on it, while others don't care about it at all.
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    (Original post by Revision99)
    I am planning to apply to UK universities, and would like to know how important extra curricular activities are for admission.
    Currently i am in A1 and studying the subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, and hope to major in some sort of computer engineering.
    So how important are extra curricular activities and internships to get admission into good UK universities?
    For computer engineering the only extra curricular activity they will expect is that you have researched the course content.
 
 
 
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