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    Just been rejected from UCL for Computer Science now unsure where to go as that was my first choice.
    My other options are King's College University, Bristol University, University of Birmingham.
    Could anyone give me some advice on where to go? I was very interested in living in London however UOB and Bristol are better universities for Computer Science (according to league rankings)
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    London is overrated for living and your bank account will thank you for not living there. If the others have better courses, then go for it!
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    (Original post by captain__darling)
    London is overrated for living and your bank account will thank you for not living there. If the others have better courses, then go for it!
    Thanks for the response It does make more sense to go to either Bristol or UOB however I am also concerned about my career prospects. I feel as if being in London will give me more opportunities after Uni?
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    (Original post by Arkillian8)
    Thanks for the response It does make more sense to go to either Bristol or UOB however I am also concerned about my career prospects. I feel as if being in London will give me more opportunities after Uni?
    Whether your in London or not makes zero difference to your prospects. Name alone will never get you a job. You need to seriously look at the modules on offer at each uni, as well as any opportunities for placements and years in industry. It's also worth seriously considering societies available as well as other extra curricular activities as getting involved with these will be of major benefit to getting a job. Getting a job post graduation is more than just academics and "name"
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    (Original post by Arkillian8)
    Thanks for the response It does make more sense to go to either Bristol or UOB however I am also concerned about my career prospects. I feel as if being in London will give me more opportunities after Uni?
    Nah, I’m currently finishing my masters up in Edinburgh and have a law job set up for London. Didn’t hinder me in the slightest.
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    (Original post by super_kawaii)
    Whether your in London or not makes zero difference to your prospects. Name alone will never get you a job. You need to seriously look at the modules on offer at each uni, as well as any opportunities for placements and years in industry. It's also worth seriously considering societies available as well as other extra curricular activities as getting involved with these will be of major benefit to getting a job. Getting a job post graduation is more than just academics and "name"
    Thank you this is a good response, I believe all my choices listed offer AI modules and Software Engineer modules which are what I have looked into, Birmingham is close to home and Bristol is closer than London (I am from the midlands) where would you advise the best place to go?
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    (Original post by Arkillian8)
    Thank you this is a good response, I believe all my choices listed offer AI modules and Software Engineer modules which are what I have looked into, Birmingham is close to home and Bristol is closer than London (I am from the midlands) where would you advise the best place to go?
    Personally I would go for Birmingham, but that's a personal preference of never wanting to be in the south.

    It's important to look at the content of the modules, as modules named the same thing at different unis can have widely different content, as well as the other factors I mentioned
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