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Should I apply to Oxford or Cambridge? -Computer Science course

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    After having looked at a few reviews about both universities, they pretty much say the same thing; Oxford and Cambridge are practically the same in terms of course content so it just depends on your personal preferences. But I really want to know the kind of atmosphere in terms of competitiveness, friendliness of the people there, getting around the place. Also, if the Computer Science courses at these unis prepare you for your future careers etc.

    Thank you.

    well cambridge has a compsci dept building that bill gates donated so just for that go cambridge

    Have you visited both unis and had a look around the place?
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    Haha fair point. Thanks :'P

    Check out Jake Wright (ex-CompSci student at Cambridge) on YouTube.

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    Yes, recently went to both on their Open days and both the places are really nice, which again makes it hard to decide. But generally I found Oxford was a bit more friendly and engaging.

    Cambridge has approx 3x the number of CS students. And definitely check out the videos by Jake Wright as above.

    On the other hand, Oxford has CS & Philosophy which imho is a very cool course.
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