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    I want to study biosciences at Uni. Surrey seems like the best. Ranked 6th in the country for bioscience. Graduate prospects really high ,great location, really good placements and exchange programmes, has TEF gold. The problem i went to an open day and really didn't like the campus. Do you think this should effect my choice or I am just bring picky.as was going to be my first choice but I am really not sure now
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    (Original post by Rory0007)
    I want to study biosciences at Uni. Surrey seems like the best. Ranked 6th in the country for bioscience. Graduate prospects really high ,great location, really good placements and exchange programmes, has TEF gold. The problem i went to an open day and really didn't like the campus. Do you think this should effect my choice or I am just bring picky.as was going to be my first choice but I am really not sure now
    Apply anyway. If you get an offer, visit the campus again. You might find that on a different day you prefer it. It also might help if you think about what you didn't like, and try to work out how much of a problem it will be. You'll be spending most of your time in lectures, accommodation, and pub. So if it's just that the campus is ugly and lacks trees, that's not a major issue. You won't really be spending time just looking at the scenery. Or you might be able to pick different accommodation to avoid the ugly bits.
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    (Original post by Rory0007)
    I want to study biosciences at Uni. Surrey seems like the best. Ranked 6th in the country for bioscience. Graduate prospects really high ,great location, really good placements and exchange programmes, has TEF gold. The problem i went to an open day and really didn't like the campus. Do you think this should effect my choice or I am just bring picky.as was going to be my first choice but I am really not sure now
    Apply and then visit at a later day. Try to visit on a "normal" day where the university is standard. Then you will be able to see the university as clearly as possible.
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    (Original post by Rory0007)
    I want to study biosciences at Uni. Surrey seems like the best. Ranked 6th in the country for bioscience. Graduate prospects really high ,great location, really good placements and exchange programmes, has TEF gold. The problem i went to an open day and really didn't like the campus. Do you think this should effect my choice or I am just bring picky.as was going to be my first choice but I am really not sure now
    Hey Rory0007,

    Sorry to hear you didn't like the campus! What aspects didn't you like about it if you don't mind me asking? Don't worry, I won't take offence I went to Surrey as well, and while some bits of campus weren't my favourite, other areas made up for it (especially the gorgeous lake and green space!) but you might not feel this way and that's ok too! The most important thing is whether or not you think you'd be happy living at the university you're hoping to attend. Of course, the campus makes up some of that, but course content and things like clubs/societies, location, safety and other things like ease of getting around also come into play.

    While we'd love to have you at Surrey, if you don't think you'd enjoy your time here then obviously we can't force you to attend haha! You've got to do what's best for you. If you're certain you wouldn't enjoy doing a degree at Surrey then it might be best to firm another uni where you think you'd be happier.

    Hope this helps! If you've got any other questions about Surrey I'm happy to answer them - I was a student here from 2012-2015

    All the best,
    Ashley
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    [QUOTE=University of Surrey;74165954]Hey Rory0007,

    Sorry to hear you didn't like the campus! What aspects didn't you like about it if you don't mind me asking? Don't worry, I won't take offence I went to Surrey as well, and while some bits of campus weren't my favourite, other areas made up for it (especially the gorgeous lake and green space!) but you might not feel this way and that's ok too! The most important thing is whether or not you think you'd be happy living at the university you're hoping to attend. Of course, the campus makes up some of that, but course content and things like clubs/societies, location, safety and other things like ease of getting around also come into play.

    While we'd love to have you at Surrey, if you don't think you'd enjoy your time here then obviously we can't force you to attend haha! You've got to do what's best for you. If you're certain you wouldn't enjoy doing a degree at Surrey then it might be best to firm another uni where you think you'd be happier.

    Hope this helps! If you've got any other questions about Surrey I'm happy to answer them - I was a student
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    Hey Rory0007,

    Sorry to hear you didn't like the campus! What aspects didn't you like about it if you don't mind me asking? Don't worry, I won't take offence I went to Surrey as well, and while some bits of campus weren't my favourite, other areas made up for it (especially the gorgeous lake and green space!) but you might not feel this way and that's ok too! The most important thing is whether or not you think you'd be happy living at the university you're hoping to attend. Of course, the campus makes up some of that, but course content and things like clubs/societies, location, safety and other things like ease of getting around also come into play.

    While we'd love to have you at Surrey, if you don't think you'd enjoy your time here then obviously we can't force you to attend haha! You've got to do what's best for you. If you're certain you wouldn't enjoy doing a degree at Surrey then it might be best to firm another uni where you think you'd be happier.

    Hope this helps! If you've got any other questions about Surrey I'm happy to answer them - I was a student here from 2012-2015

    All the best,
    Ashley
    I've reliesed it doesn't matter about some parts of the campus not looking that nice as everything else is perfect so I'm going to put it down, thanks 😊
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    Hey Rory0007,

    Sorry to hear you didn't like the campus! What aspects didn't you like about it if you don't mind me asking? Don't worry, I won't take offence I went to Surrey as well, and while some bits of campus weren't my favourite, other areas made up for it (especially the gorgeous lake and green space!) but you might not feel this way and that's ok too! The most important thing is whether or not you think you'd be happy living at the university you're hoping to attend. Of course, the campus makes up some of that, but course content and things like clubs/societies, location, safety and other things like ease of getting around also come into play.

    While we'd love to have you at Surrey, if you don't think you'd enjoy your time here then obviously we can't force you to attend haha! You've got to do what's best for you. If you're certain you wouldn't enjoy doing a degree at Surrey then it might be best to firm another uni where you think you'd be happier.

    Hope this helps! If you've got any other questions about Surrey I'm happy to answer them - I was a student

    I've reliesed it doesn't matter about some parts of the campus not looking that nice as everything else is perfect so I'm going to put it down, thanks 😊
    No worries! Best of luck with your application
 
 
 
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