Undergraduate student pre-arrival survey
A few questions to help the Student Experience team plan with your needs in mind.
Your programme of study
e.g. BA English, LLB Law
Situational - previous study? (Please tick all that apply.)
My education so far has been in the UK.
My education so far has been outside the UK.
My education has been a mix of within and outside the UK.
Situational - how long since previous study? (Please tick all that apply.)
I'm going straight from doing my qualifications to my undergraduate programme.
I've had a small gap (a year or two) between doing my qualifications and applying to do my undergraduate programme.
I've had a big gap between my early education and applying to do my undergraduate programme.
I've recently returned to education and I have completed an access course to qualify to do my undergraduate degree.
Situational - reasons studying for an undergraduate programme? (Please tick all that apply.)
I'm doing my undergraduate programme because I want to keep on studying and I love my subject.
I'm doing my undergraduate programme because the career that I have in mind will require a degree.
I'm doing my undergraduate programme to change career.
I'm doing my undergraduate programme purely out of personal interest in the subject.
Doing my undergraduate programme is a step towards my overall aim of undertaking postgraduate study.
I have chosen to study on an undergraduate programme because I have retired.
I have chosen to study on an undergraduate programme for other reasons.
Situational - personal circumstances (Please tick all that apply.)
I am new to Birmingham.
I am new to the UK.
I know Birmingham well.
I will be living in university accommodation.
I will be living locally in the community.
I will be commuting to campus from further afield.
I will be the first person in my family to attend university.
I have caring or family responsibilities.
I will be working part-time alongside studying.
I'm taking a career break to do my undergraduate programme of study.
Time and inclination (Please tick all that apply.)
I will have time to be sociable.
I probably won't have much time to be sociable.
I would like to meet others in a similar situation to me.
I mainly want to meet people on my programme.
I'd like to meet a wide variety of people within my Department, School, College and the wider University.
I mainly want to meet fellow students.
I want to be part of a staff-student community.
I already have a busy social life outside of the university and mainly just want to study.
I like to keep study and social separate.
Please mention anything else below that you would like us to know in addition to the above answers or feel free to elaborate further if you ticked 'other' for anything.
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