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  • Yep, UCAS rules state that every qualification you have (SATs, APs etc., in every subject you sat it in) must be written on your UCAS form, else your application can be deemed null and void (and, theoretically, you could be kicked off your course af…
  • Debenhams is a good mid-market retailer, and Marks and Spencer is a similar operation. Primark also has some well priced bedding and clothing options - it's very much at the fast fashion end of the market, but if he's only going to be there for a ye…
  • Do be aware that some universities have drama degrees which are far more closely related to English literature, and don't focus on acting and performance much / at all. This is the case for Uni of Manchester, but Manchester Metropolitan University h…
  • It's an excellent university with an excellent Chemical Engineering department, and in fact the field of Chemical Engineering originated there. In the last few years they've built a brand new building for Chem Eng, so the facilities are excellent to…
  • Yes - define fun! They're all in London, and so there will be plenty to do. I'd suggest having a look at the students' unions - do they have any particular activities that you want to get involved in? In terms of prestige, UCL > QMUL > UoW …
  • There's no disadvantage, and potentially a fair few benefits, to adding a fifth choice. However, you don't have to add one now - you can just send off your application now and add a fifth choice later - so long as you do so before 15th January, it w…
  • Both excellent universities. As @LutherVan says, I'd base it on a) whether I wanted to be in the middle of a large, diverse capital city or on a self-contained campus near Coventry (NB Warwick Uni isn't in the town of Warwick!) b) which modules…
  • @collegemom3717 Yes they do - they have Mandarin modules, Mandarin being the most commonly spoken form of Chinese http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/mlc/study/modules/descrip/mandarin/index.aspx
  • On the subject of doing Chinese alongside your degree, even when you cannot officially combine it as part of your degree (e.g. BA Business & Chinese), it's very common for universities to let you take the odd module in a foreign language as part…
  • @NicolaElle - when it says qualifications, it means externally examined tests e.g. APs, SATs, etc. etc. You must declare all of your qualifications, even the ones where you got a dodgy grade - it's the UCAS rules. If you have yet to complete a qu…
  • @Kajon - re the height issue, I have a tall relative (a little over 6') who has to duck every time he walks through a door at his mother's (UK) house to avoid hitting his head (though ceilings are fine!). However, that house is from the 1840s It's …
  • Either. Please note, however, that they have specific guidelines for those applying using Common App - Common App is only to be used by students who will be classified as paying international fees. Therefore Home/EU fee students must use UCAS. T…
  • As an international student you will be able to work up to 20 hours per week in term time (though, in reality, working that much is likely to damage your grades) and full time in the holidays. However, getting a job after you graduate is really very…
  • Durham is an excellent university. I would not let the fact that their admissions team has been unusually efficient on this occasion affect your decision at all. Typically applications in the UK are only read by one person, unless you're a border…
  • With regards to the original question, the only place which publishes acceptance rates is http://university.which.co.uk/ They have bought the data from UCAS, and Which? is a well respected consumer organisation, so it is reliable. You'll find that t…
  • Congratulations on your offer @prepdream ! It's probably worth having a look at The Student Room, where you're more likely to find current LSE students.
  • @cupcake It's probably worth mentioning that that only applies if the student has the right to live in the UK permanently, i.e. if they have UK / EU citizenship (the latter barring Brexit) or Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK and the purpose of t…
  • Which year is she applying for? If she is applying for 2016 entry, then she has missed the deadline for equal consideration (15th January) and it is unlikely that they will consider her application at all (but do ring LSE first). If it's for 2…
  • Excellent university. If she wants to study abroad in London, then you won't find many better options.
  • Call them and ask - though you will now have to wait until the new year as most UK universities are completely shut from now until 4th January.