Deciding between Lancaster University and University of York

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Harry.Y
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Hi, I am struggling to decide between Lancaster University and University of York to study computer science. For your information, Lancaster University has an overall higher ranking than University of York, but University of York has a higher ranking in subject-wise (CS).

I would like to hear some opinions / suggestions from other people about the universities I mentioned above in general or the CS course they provide.

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I attended a mid-range university and I found that the ranking scores aren't always accurate to the experience. E.g. Oxford rates very highly but apparently it is a miserable learning environment. My uni was in the low-80s when I started, and it was a brilliant experience. I'd always suggest to go with whichever uni 'feels' right (based on visits, online tours, module choices, tutor specialisms etc) rather than rating
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Hi Harry.Y
Have you managed to chat to current students studying these courses ? I’m a student ambassador at Lancaster and you can chat to current students through unibuddy - https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/chat/
I think this will give you some student perspectives and enable you to ask any questions you have about the course studies and student life !
I don’t study cs myself but I’m a current student at Lancaster university so if you want any insight about student life, I may be able to help. So let me know if you have any questions for me.
Lancaster university student ambassador Holly
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(Original post by jwinoliver)
I attended a mid-range university and I found that the ranking scores aren't always accurate to the experience. E.g. Oxford rates very highly but apparently it is a miserable learning environment. My uni was in the low-80s when I started, and it was a brilliant experience. I'd always suggest to go with whichever uni 'feels' right (based on visits, online tours, module choices, tutor specialisms etc) rather than rating
(Original post by Lancaster Student Ambassador)
Hi Harry.Y
Have you managed to chat to current students studying these courses ? I’m a student ambassador at Lancaster and you can chat to current students through unibuddy - https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/chat/
I think this will give you some student perspectives and enable you to ask any questions you have about the course studies and student life !
I don’t study cs myself but I’m a current student at Lancaster university so if you want any insight about student life, I may be able to help. So let me know if you have any questions for me.
Lancaster university student ambassador Holly
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