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Re: UNSW General Chat
« Reply #120 on: October 22, 2019, 11:00:51 am »
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Just got a progression check back and if I want to finish my degree on time, I need to overload term 3 next year. Watch how stressed out I'm going to be :(

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« Reply #121 on: October 22, 2019, 11:27:42 am »
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Just got a progression check back and if I want to finish my degree on time, I need to overload term 3 next year. Watch how stressed out I'm going to be :(


I mean, you do you and I pray for you fam. Trimesters suck.

Meanwhile never doing standard load again even if it means delaying my degree.

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« Reply #122 on: November 19, 2019, 03:08:18 pm »
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Recently looked into my potential assessment tasks for T1 2020, and it seems like I'll have to write 16750 words worth of assessment.... help me I have not enjoyed a single essay assessment to this day. Can't wait

Also, Trimesters have forced me to completely do education courses next year, meaning I miss out on doing my physics courses with my current physics cohort and will be forced to join the cohort behind me...  :-\
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« Reply #123 on: November 19, 2019, 03:14:04 pm »
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Recently looked into my potential assessment tasks for T1 2020, and it seems like I'll have to write 16750 words worth of assessment.... help me I have not enjoyed a single essay assessment to this day. Can't wait

Also, Trimesters have forced me to completely do education courses next year, meaning I miss out on doing my physics courses with my current physics cohort and will be forced to join the cohort behind me...  :-\

That's a bit of a bummer. How close is your cohort?

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« Reply #124 on: November 19, 2019, 07:47:32 pm »
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That's a bit of a bummer. How close is your cohort?

Surprisingly very close! Although my main concern is losing the 5 or so people I study with/go to lectures with. You know, the thing that makes university actually enjoyable, and far easier to do well in. I feel like all the other students when I do end up doing the courses will already have those groups. I guess I'll have to wait and see :/
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« Reply #125 on: November 19, 2019, 09:50:56 pm »
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Also, Trimesters have forced me to completely do education courses next year, meaning I miss out on doing my physics courses with my current physics cohort and will be forced to join the cohort behind me...  :-\
That must be an education thing because it's the same for me. 4ths years entirely education courses and 5ths years just music. I think it's mainly music electives in 5th year but I'll still not be able to see my music friends as much (who'll graduate when I'm in 4th year :( )
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« Reply #126 on: November 19, 2019, 10:07:15 pm »
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Also, Trimesters have forced me to completely do education courses next year, meaning I miss out on doing my physics courses with my current physics cohort and will be forced to join the cohort behind me...  :-\
That's my cohort :o
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« Reply #127 on: November 20, 2019, 10:23:48 am »
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Recently looked into my potential assessment tasks for T1 2020, and it seems like I'll have to write 16750 words worth of assessment.... help me I have not enjoyed a single essay assessment to this day. Can't wait

Also, Trimesters have forced me to completely do education courses next year, meaning I miss out on doing my physics courses with my current physics cohort and will be forced to join the cohort behind me...  :-\
That must be an education thing because it's the same for me. 4ths years entirely education courses and 5ths years just music. I think it's mainly music electives in 5th year but I'll still not be able to see my music friends as much (who'll graduate when I'm in 4th year :( )
Why do I hear the most complaints from education faculty students these days. Yikes.

(By that I mean not just you two, yes.)

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Re: UNSW General Chat
« Reply #128 on: December 15, 2019, 06:58:12 pm »
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Boarded tram from Central: 5:57 PM.
Tram arrived at UNSW: 6:20 PM.

Boarded tram from UNSW: 6:21 PM.
Tram arrived at Central: 6:42 PM.

And common consensus is that itís averaging 20 mins. I got a bit above it.

And UNSW Express buses (89x series) average 15 mins.

Moral of the story?
- If youíre in a rush, or if all you care about is saving time, stick with the buses.
- If you donít care, an extra 6-8 mins for far less motion sickness sounds pretty gold to me.

(But itís nice to know that the light rail still runs on weekends.) 🚈 

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Re: UNSW General Chat
« Reply #129 on: December 17, 2019, 05:54:31 pm »
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Hey guys so my atar is 0.2 points off commerce at unsw (w bonus) , is there a chance I still get in??

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« Reply #130 on: December 17, 2019, 05:59:44 pm »
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Hey guys so my atar is 0.2 points off commerce at unsw (w bonus) , is there a chance I still get in??
Yes.

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« Reply #131 on: December 17, 2019, 06:15:51 pm »
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Do you think I should apply for accomodation at UNSW then? also any idea when theyd tell me I got in?

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« Reply #132 on: December 17, 2019, 06:34:37 pm »
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If accommodation is what you're worried about, obviously check when you're going to be charged first. If you're not charged until you've moved in, then I can't see why you shouldn't apply.

I'm not exactly sure how living on campus works. But if you have to pay a small application fee, it may be a small sacrifice. The larger the initial expense required, the more you may want to hold off.

In saying that: Seeing as though you're aiming to get into commerce, you can also consider picking UNSW anyway, but starting with a related degree. Like say, B Economics. Then get yourself adequately high marks to transfer into commerce later on. (Plus, in degrees such as the BEc, you can take units that get transferred over into the BCom.) In short, there's also alternate pathways into UNSW commerce.

(It's not fair for me to just tell you what to do specifically. It's ultimately your own decision or gut instinct.)

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« Reply #133 on: December 18, 2019, 04:07:09 pm »
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If accommodation is what you're worried about, obviously check when you're going to be charged first. If you're not charged until you've moved in, then I can't see why you shouldn't apply.

I'm not exactly sure how living on campus works. But if you have to pay a small application fee, it may be a small sacrifice. The larger the initial expense required, the more you may want to hold off.

In saying that: Seeing as though you're aiming to get into commerce, you can also consider picking UNSW anyway, but starting with a related degree. Like say, B Economics. Then get yourself adequately high marks to transfer into commerce later on. (Plus, in degrees such as the BEc, you can take units that get transferred over into the BCom.) In short, there's also alternate pathways into UNSW commerce.

(It's not fair for me to just tell you what to do specifically. It's ultimately your own decision or gut instinct.)


Thanks for your help, would waiting to get the offer be too long to wait for accommodation application?, I've got entry into usyd and unimelb for commerce so just wondering, I would rather not waste a year on unsw.

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« Reply #134 on: December 18, 2019, 11:21:48 pm »
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Thanks for your help, would waiting to get the offer be too long to wait for accommodation application?, I've got entry into usyd and unimelb for commerce so just wondering, I would rather not waste a year on unsw.
That depends on if you want to prioritise safety.

UNSW's business is strong, but then again so is USyd. (Can't speak for UniMelb; would have to ask someone that goes there, but I doubt it'd be bad either.) For the long run, if you prefer to play it safe, you may want to just go for USyd or UniMelb.

Whereas if you have a personal reason to really strongly favour UNSW, you should weigh that out against the issue of safety.