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    Hello!

    I applied to the course Geography and Sociology at Leeds, alongside four other unis for the course Geography on its own. I applied for Geography and Sociology as Leeds had requirements of AAB and a C or above in GCSE maths.. their pure geography course requires AAA and a B in maths, which I don’t have.. I have a C.

    My track updated and I was told my application was unsuccessful. I was quite shocked as I do sort of expect an offer from them.. I got one from Manchester so felt I had a good chance with Leeds. I emailed them asking for a reason for my rejection, and they said it’s because I didn’t meet their requirement of a B at GCSE maths.. their website literally states the requirement is a C.. I’ve emailed back and told him this and did screenshot their website too just incase!

    Leeds was meant to be my firm is there a high chance they will change my rejection to an offer?
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    Hello!

    I applied to the course Geography and Sociology at Leeds, alongside four other unis for the course Geography on its own. I applied for Geography and Sociology as Leeds had requirements of AAB and a C or above in GCSE maths.. their pure geography course requires AAA and a B in maths, which I don’t have.. I have a C.

    My track updated and I was told my application was unsuccessful. I was quite shocked as I do sort of expect an offer from them.. I got one from Manchester so felt I had a good chance with Leeds. I emailed them asking for a reason for my rejection, and they said it’s because I didn’t meet their requirement of a B at GCSE maths.. their website literally states the requirement is a C.. I’ve emailed back and told him this and did screenshot their website too just incase!

    Leeds was meant to be my firm is there a high chance they will change my rejection to an offer?
    They have clearly rejected you for an invalid reason. It will be interesting to see if they come up with another reason for rejecting you when they reply. If they do, there should be a university-wide appeals procedure.

    As well as the screenshot, view the page source and save it.
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    They have clearly rejected you for an invalid reason. It will be interesting to see if they come up with another reason for rejecting you when they reply. If they do, there should be a university-wide appeals procedure.

    As well as the screenshot, view the page source and save it.
    Yeah to be honest I feel like they’re now going to say that the course is full or something I really hope not.. they need to update their website with the correct entry requirements. It’s said C since August! Thank you for your response
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    (Original post by bennp1999)
    Yeah to be honest I feel like they’re now going to say that the course is full or something I really hope not.. they need to update their website with the correct entry requirements. It’s said C since August! Thank you for your response
    Let us know what they say.
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    Let us know what they say.
    Got an email on Monday saying that they’re so sorry that their website is wrong.. and that they’ll reconsider my application! And then got a notification email saying my track updated... they changed it to an offer!!
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    Got an email on Monday saying that they’re so sorry that their website is wrong.. and that they’ll reconsider my application! And then got a notification email saying my track updated... they changed it to an offer!!
    Excellent! Very pleased for you! ,😀
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    A favourable outcome but you might wanna brush up on your mathsy skills (in terms of sorta maths you might need before geog) before starting the course .
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    A favourable outcome but you might wanna brush up on your mathsy skills (in terms of sorta maths you might need before geog) before starting the course .
    Yeah definitely! I’m concerned they actually mind about maths grades, it’s deffo my worst subject haha
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