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Hello! I haven't found a 2020 Graduate thread, so I thought it will be nice to start one.

Some information we could share:

- Current University:
- Achieved (Expected) Grade:
- Prospective Course:
- Fun fact/extracurricular activities:


Good luck everyone!
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Hello! I haven't found a 2020 Graduate thread, so I thought it will be nice to start one.

Ice breaker information to get the ball rolling:

- Current University:
- Achieved (Expected) Grade:
- Prospective Course:
- Prospective College:
- Fun fact/extracurricular activities:


I am applying to the MSc in Economics. Anyone else applying for the same course?

Good luck everyone!
Thanks for the format.
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Hey! Thanks for starting the topic

I'm applying to Translation MA, currently in my last year at SOAS studying Chinese and eagerly awaiting applications to open!
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Hi! Do you know when application open? Because it's quite late compared to last year! I hope it will be this week.
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Hi! Do you know when application open? Because it's quite late compared to last year! I hope it will be this week.
Hey! Most of the applications will be open on November 1st
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Hi!

- Current University: City University of London
- Achieved (Expected) Grade: 1st
- Prospective Course: Global Migration Msc
- Prospective College: UCL
- Fun fact/extracurricular activities: Yoga and body combat



For my course at UCL it says on the website applications open Nov. 1
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Hi! Do you know when application open? Because it's quite late compared to last year! I hope it will be this week.
Basically repeating everyone, but most courses open on 1st November (as of an update just a couple of days ago) although the 20/21 Grad prospectus isn't updated yet, I'm sure it will be soon though There are 64 courses available atm for 20/21 application, but they are like dentistry and educational types
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(Original post by allb17)
Hello! I haven't found a 2020 Graduate thread, so I thought it will be nice to start one.

Ice breaker information to get the ball rolling:

- Current University:
- Achieved (Expected) Grade:
- Prospective Course:
- Prospective College:
- Fun fact/extracurricular activities:


I am applying to the MSc in Economics. Anyone else applying for the same course?

Good luck everyone!
I finished uni last year
Got a 2:1
Applying to UCL education and International Development (even though I did Politics and IR at undergraduate 🤪)
Anybody doing something similar? Let’s talk!!

Also with applications would starting to apply around January have an effect?
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I finished uni last year
Got a 2:1
Applying to UCL education and International Development (even though I did Politics and IR at undergraduate 🤪)
Anybody doing something similar? Let’s talk!!

Also with applications would starting to apply around January have an effect?
The only effect could be that if it’s a very demandes course, it’ll fill up soon, so you may not have a place. However, I think January is not too late, so it may not have any effect.
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The only effect could be that if it’s a very demandes course, it’ll fill up soon, so you may not have a place. However, I think January is not too late, so it may not have any effect.
Great Thanks!

How is everyone’s application process going? I have seen that some people have received rejections already, don’t know about offers though.
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Hi! I was looking for this thread last week! It hasn’t been very active.

Current University: I am an international applicant (Latin America).
Grades: Achieved the equivalent of either a first or an upper second.
Prospective course: LLM
Other stuff: Published papers in journals home and abroad, a few research projects in criminal law and public policy, two years as a judicial assistant. Love classical music, philosophy, art history and XIX century literature. Bookish.
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Great Thanks!

How is everyone’s application process going? I have seen that some people have received rejections already, don’t know about offers though.
I applied on November the 2nd and I am under assessment. Haven’t heard from offers either, but I know some people who got accepted the first week of December last year.
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- Current University: Overseas (China) - Achieved (Expected) Grade: 2:1 EquivMy major’s Civil Engineering and I applied for Msc Mathematic Modelling and Msc Civil Eng.My Maths modelling got rejected a few days ago and my MSc Civil showed Currently Processed by Admissions, but went back to Application under assessment.
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Good luck on application and I should properly start mine now 😫 Let us know how it goes!
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Hi, my application completed on 6 Nov and the status in Portico still under assessement too, is there anyone status show any changes? BTW I'm apply for geospatial sciences, CEGE.
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Hi, my application completed on 6 Nov and the status in Portico still under assessement too, is there anyone status show any changes? BTW I'm apply for geospatial sciences, CEGE.
Yes, you can check in the ‘status’ of the applicant portal if your application is unsuccessful or if you have an offer.
I think if you get a conditional offer, they’ll email you. But I’m not sure if they email rejections. Does anyone know it?
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Hey guys, I just received a conditional offer!
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Hey guys, I just received a conditional offer!
Congrats! Do you mind sharing when you completed your application?
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Hey guys, I just received a conditional offer!
Wow congratulations! 🥳 Great news!
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Congrats! Do you mind sharing when you completed your application?
Thanks! And yes, sure.
I completed the application on Nov the 2nd.
My two references were submitted by the 4th.
Got the offer two weeks later, the 18th.

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Wow congratulations! 🥳 Great news!
Thank you!!

Good luck to you all!
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