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Is this considered legacy?

anonemussanonemuss Registered User Posts: 516 Member
edited July 2013 in United Kingdom
Hi there,
My family is American, but my dad was a graduate assistant at imperial college London after he received his masters. Would this be considered a legacy?
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Replies to: Is this considered legacy?

  • nordicbluenordicblue Registered User Posts: 171 Junior Member
    There's no such thing as a 'legacy' at British universities. You would be very unwise to mention that in your application.
  • cupcakecupcake Registered User Posts: 1,703 Senior Member
    It would almost certainly be considered illegal to admit someone to a UK uni on the basis of the American concept of legacy. There are anti-discrimination laws.
  • MeIsHMMeIsHM Registered User Posts: 316 Member
    Cupcake is correct: British universities may only consider the information provided through UCAS. It would be detrimental to your application to write about your being a legacy student.
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