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    i got my civil engineering offers and i've ruled out swansea and nottingham because of its location and their modules dont seem interesting

    that leaves me with cardiff, bristol and southampton

    AAA offer:
    Cardiff would be close to home, and the city will feel familiar. the modules are pretty standard for civil eng, a bit more interesting than swansea and nottingham. i've visited this one and they got good industry links in city itself. was going to put cardiff as insurance but now bristols is lower so its giving me a dilemma

    AAB offer:
    bristol city is my favourite out of all of them. being quite prestigious gets to me a bit so thats probs why i wanted to firm it initially. i still do. it's not too far from home but also a bit of distance so it wont be a dramatic change, social wise.

    AAB offer:
    southampton course focuses a little too much for my liking on programming for a civil eng course. but i guess it's good transferrable skills to have with all computers in work place now adays. i havent been to the city. the only reason why i'm considering because of its 100% employment stat after 6 months and it gave me lower offer. after they gave me this offer i was considering this as insurance. i was in a position where my insurance would be higher, and now my insurance could be the same grade.


    anything else i should consider?
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    (Original post by ihatePE)
    i got my civil engineering offers and i've ruled out swansea and nottingham because of its location and their modules dont seem interesting

    that leaves me with cardiff, bristol and southampton

    AAA offer:
    Cardiff would be close to home, and the city will feel familiar. the modules are pretty standard for civil eng, a bit more interesting than swansea and nottingham. i've visited this one and they got good industry links in city itself. was going to put cardiff as insurance but now bristols is lower so its giving me a dilemma

    AAB offer:
    bristol city is my favourite out of all of them. being quite prestigious gets to me a bit so thats probs why i wanted to firm it initially. i still do. it's not too far from home but also a bit of distance so it wont be a dramatic change, social wise.

    AAB offer:
    southampton course focuses a little too much for my liking on programming for a civil eng course. but i guess it's good transferrable skills to have with all computers in work place now adays. i havent been to the city. the only reason why i'm considering because of its 100% employment stat after 6 months and it gave me lower offer. after they gave me this offer i was considering this as insurance. i was in a position where my insurance would be higher, and now my insurance could be the same grade.


    anything else i should consider?
    Having an insurance with equal or even higher requirements than your firm isn't as stupid as some people think.

    Say you firm Bristol and insure Southampton or even Cardiff. On results day you get AAC or even A*AC. Bristol might reject you because they are full up with applicants who met their offer in full. However, either of the other two might have spaces and be happy to take you as a 'near miss'.

    Bottom line is not to firm or insure anywhere you wouldn't be pleased to study.

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    (Original post by ihatePE)
    i got my civil engineering offers and i've ruled out swansea and nottingham because of its location and their modules dont seem interesting

    that leaves me with cardiff, bristol and southampton

    AAA offer:
    Cardiff would be close to home, and the city will feel familiar. the modules are pretty standard for civil eng, a bit more interesting than swansea and nottingham. i've visited this one and they got good industry links in city itself. was going to put cardiff as insurance but now bristols is lower so its giving me a dilemma

    AAB offer:
    bristol city is my favourite out of all of them. being quite prestigious gets to me a bit so thats probs why i wanted to firm it initially. i still do. it's not too far from home but also a bit of distance so it wont be a dramatic change, social wise.

    AAB offer:
    southampton course focuses a little too much for my liking on programming for a civil eng course. but i guess it's good transferrable skills to have with all computers in work place now adays. i havent been to the city. the only reason why i'm considering because of its 100% employment stat after 6 months and it gave me lower offer. after they gave me this offer i was considering this as insurance. i was in a position where my insurance would be higher, and now my insurance could be the same grade.


    anything else i should consider?
    Use your AAA offer for firm, but pick which one of your other two you like more for insurance. It's just a protection mechanism though
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    Advice here on Avoiding 5 Rejections ; https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/uni...ity-rejections
    Advice here on making Firm & insurance choices :https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/uni...urance-choices

    Read it all, carefully.
 
 
 
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