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Jordan  Scott BA Philosophy

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Why did you choose to come and study at Southampton?

I chose Southampton based on the recommendations of friends that had studied there. I was also impressed by how welcoming the philosophy department seemed, and by the extensive range of student societies. 

What is it like studying here?

Studying at Southampton was great! I loved being taught by lecturers who were clearly passionate about their modules. As a philosophy student, I enjoyed how the lecturers would always leave us just confused enough to cause a desire to go out and read more about the subject (but not so much that it became too annoying).

Some of my best moments in Southampton were with the student societies. I particularly enjoyed my time in the Southampton Debating Union, but also found many of the sport and martial arts clubs very welcoming. Academically, working on my dissertation was a real highlight! It was great to have the flexibility and resources to really make a project my own.

What did you enjoy most about your course?

The best thing about the course was the staff! I found that the philosophy lecturers were always keen to make time for you, whether it be taking time after lectures to talk to students or giving advice in office hours and by email. 

Did you have the opportunity to study modules outside of your core subject area?

It always seemed like opportunities were there, although I personally didn’t take them.

What is the city of Southampton like to live in?

Southampton is quite a pleasant city. Most of the students live in similar areas even when not in halls, so it’s pretty easy to have a good social life. There’s also plenty of good bars and pubs, and a fair few good restaurants.

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