One in five regrets choice of university (and not doing enough course research)

Schools encourage pupils to do as much research as possible before applying to university.

But even so, a new report has revealed that one in five undergraduates feel they made the wrong choice of university.

Research by The Student Room, an online student community, found that given the choice again more than 20 per cent of students would not choose their current university. Furthermore, 18 per cent said they regretted not having done enough research before applying, 17 per cent said they had chosen a university too far from home and 15 per cent admitted that pressure from other people had influenced their choice.

Just under a fifth said they had realised that university was not for them at all.

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