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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 4th
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Why did you choose to study in this course?

Interested in computers.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

On reflection, what made it the right or wrong choice for you?

The confidence that I know for getting a job in my industry

How many hours of organised classes do you have per week?

21-25hrs

Are your lectures/labs mainly based on or off the main campus?

On

Is your course weighted more on continuous assessment or end of year exams?

Continuous assessment

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

I don't know

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

The technical modules

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

The modules that had to be covered but not necessarily related to the course

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

What do you wish you had known before choosing this course?

Learned basic programming

Why?

There were books that you could get if you were ever stuck in an exam

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

More than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

computer, games, krav maga, skydive

Why do you enjoy being a member of this society? why should a prospective student think of joining this society?

Meeting new people with the same interests

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

Yes

If yes, please name the sports clubs?

Rowing, Krav Maga, Dance

Are your training facilities easily accessible?

Yes

Are your training facilities at a good standard?

Yes

How much do you spend on living every week (going out, food, transport etc.), excluding rent and bills?

40

Do you or have you lived away from home during college?

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

350-450

As a first year did you live in college halls?

Yes

Would you recommend living in College Halls?

Yes

Would you recommend living in College Halls Why?

If you have no car as they tend to get robbed a lot in the villages but otherwise they are a great place to live especially in first year.

If yes, where and why?

I liked Oaklawns and Elm Park mainly because there a lot of rural people around this area which I could associate with better.

If yes, where and why?

College court at the very end as these houses get extremely cold during the winter

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Talking to people from around the country as you get a different perspective from them

What advice would you give to somebody coming to ULknowing nobody?

Join as many clubs and societies as possible and you will have a whale of a time. Also just go to the stables in the first week it'll be fun anyway

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