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    Ok so Ive applied for Biology and my top four are

    Nottingham
    Liverpool
    Leeds
    Sheffield

    Would anyone be able to give any advice/experience because I am freaking out about deciding before the reply deadline

    Thankies
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    Reply deadline is 30th of June (I think) you've got time
    Go to the applicant days!!!
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    Thanks, I think for me its may 2nd but i think im worrying too much 😂
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    Go and visit them. They're all decent unis in good cities. Nottingham is a lovely place but I wasn't keen on the uni campus environment and how out of the way it was. Nightlife isn't as good as Leeds or Sheffield either. Liverpool is probably my favourite of the cities in terms of how much there is to do and all the culture but in terms of student living/nightlife/reputation I'd say Leeds and Sheffield are better. I think Sheffield has a slightly better reputation for biological sciences than Leeds but that shouldn't be a deciding factor because it makes little difference in the real world.
    See which course has the better modules for you and definitely visit applicant days.
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    (Original post by blawan)
    Go and visit them. They're all decent unis in good cities. Nottingham is a lovely place but I wasn't keen on the uni campus environment and how out of the way it was. Nightlife isn't as good as Leeds or Sheffield either. Liverpool is probably my favourite of the cities in terms of how much there is to do and all the culture but in terms of student living/nightlife/reputation I'd say Leeds and Sheffield are better. I think Sheffield has a slightly better reputation for biological sciences than Leeds but that shouldn't be a deciding factor because it makes little difference in the real world.
    See which course has the better modules for you and definitely visit applicant days.
    Thank you so much, that kind of confirms what Im thinking, i was a bit worried about Nottingham. I plan to visit applicant days but its just so expensive travelling to places i probably wont go 😑
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    (Original post by Katiemick8)
    Thank you so much, that kind of confirms what Im thinking, i was a bit worried about Nottingham. I plan to visit applicant days but its just so expensive travelling to places i probably wont go 😑
    It's definitely worth spending the money, it's quite a big decision to make. There were some unis I really wanted to like because of their reputations but when I actually visited them they didn't feel quite right. Some of the unis and accommodations were quite far from the city centres which I wasn't a fan of. There were also some I didn't get good vibes off when I went to the applicant days and actually walked around the buildings and met lecturers.
    If you don't visit them then you'll be questioning your decision too much and may regret it later on by the time you get your results/start uni.
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    Yeah i suppose youre right, better start booking 😂 thank you
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    (Original post by Katiemick8)
    Ok so Ive applied for Biology and my top four are

    Nottingham
    Liverpool
    Leeds
    Sheffield

    Would anyone be able to give any advice/experience because I am freaking out about deciding before the reply deadline

    Thankies
    I mean, what do you want us to tell you? We don't know what you want from uni
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    (Original post by Kyber Ninja)
    I mean, what do you want us to tell you? We don't know what you want from uni
    First hand experiences, problems that are hidden until you start etc? Like most other similar posts 🙃 i get its subjective, but you can only get so much from a league table or an open day
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    Sheffield has a really strong rep for biology, in the same way as Warwick has a strong rep for maths (but not to the same extent obviously).
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    (Original post by CollectiveSoul)
    Sheffield has a really strong rep for biology, in the same way as Warwick has a strong rep for maths (but not to the same extent obviously).
    Oh cool thsts good to know, thank you
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