Third year project allocationPublished: Monday, 22 May 2017
The results of the first round of the third year project allocation are now available on the project web pages (http://studentnet.cs.manchester.ac.uk/ugt/year3/project/projectbookroundtwo.php?year=2017).
The results of the first round of the third year project allocation are now available on the project web pages (http://studentnet.cs.manchester.ac.uk/ugt/year3/project/projectbookroundtwo.php?year=2017). The allocation statistics are given below. The initial allocation process assigned for all students who submitted a selection. Subsequent checking showed that some students choose projects for which they did not meet the requirements defined in the project description. In these cases, the allocated has been removed and students affected will have to select again in round two. For those who have been allocated, it is sensible that you make contact with your supervisor before you depart for the summer. There is a compulsory lecture on the third year project on Monday 18th September and work on your project is expected to start on that day, but you can be thinking about it before then.
For those who do not yet have a project, round two of project selection is now open and closes at the end of the second semester examination period; the precise dates are on the project web pages (http://studentnet.cs.manchester.ac.uk/ugt/year3/project/show.php?id=102). Any student unhappy with the result of the project allocation is free to submit a new choice in this selection round. Information on making a project choice (including submitting an own project) is on the project web site (http://studentnet.cs.manchester.ac.uk/ugt/year3/project/show.php?id=3).
Good luck in your exams and enjoy your summer
“I was not allocated my first/second choice project and it was not allocated to anyone else, why?”
In addition to student preferences, the allocation process also has to take into account staff loading. For staff who choose to offer more projects than their load, this can mean that some of their projects are not allocated to any student. When this happens, the projects will not be available in subsequent selection rounds.
Total number of students: 130
Total number of students assigned 130 (= 100%)
1st: 71 (= 54% of assigned students)
2nd: 33 (= 25% of assigned students)
3rd: 26 (= 20% of assigned students)