University of Wales College, Newport Personal Statements

These UCAS personal statements have been kindly provided by students applying to University of Wales College, Newport. You can click on one of the links below to view the entire statement and find out if the applicant was offered a place.

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History Personal Statement *
I have always been interested in the study of historical idea's and interpretations. I consider myself to be highly focused on the concept of history and believe that studying this at university would further both my knowledge and interest into the subject...

English with History Personal Statement ***
Although I have been an avid reader of a wide range of fiction since childhood I delved into literature on a new level when I began studying Access to Humanities. My eyes were opened to poetry for the first time and I have gained an enormous appreciation for the works of Wilfred Owen, Tennyson and William H Davies and their differing styles...

English with Education Personal Statement *****
The best decision I ever made was to leave sixth form for a place in college to complete my A Levels. Here I had the opportunity to study English Language and Literature - the subject area for which I have the most desire and aspiration and wish to take to degree level...

English Literature Personal Statement ****
“I cannot live without my life, I cannot live without my soul.” Although I have always enjoyed reading, it was when my Grandmother first handed me her battered, but much loved, copy of ‘Wuthering Heights’, and I was pulled into the tragic love story of Cathy and Heathcliff, that I fell in love with the written word...

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