I decided to stay in Suffolk...

If you were planning on studying outside of Suffolk but have since changed your mind, this is the page for you. Megan was in the exact same position and started her degree in Northamptonshire. After a couple of weeks, she decided she wanted to return to Suffolk to study, so applied to study with us.

Take a look at the information and advice provided below, and read Megan's story to find out why she chose to stay local, why she chose Suffolk and how she knew she had made the right decision. 

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'Clearing was what I needed and the best decision I made'

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Megan talks about why she changed to Suffolk, the clearing process and why Suffolk was the right choice for her. 

'It's okay to change your mind'

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Bethany had three unconditional offers, including one in the West Midlands, but chose to stay in Suffolk close to friends and family.

Why Suffolk is home to me

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First-year BA (Hons) English student, Rose, writes about why she chose to study at the University of Suffolk.

How to get involved in student life

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Student Blogger: read Rose's tips how to get involved in student life, even when commuting or living at home. 

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View our application advice, FAQs and student stories. 

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We have a range of courses available. Take a look at our up-to-date list to see what you can apply for.

Inspiring stories

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