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    I don't fit into any of these
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    You forgot the social outcasts (also known as TSRians)
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    (Original post by Lewroll)
    You forgot the social outcasts (also known as TSRians)
    oh you.
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    (Original post by AlligatorTears)
    This really isn't representative of my Uni :/ And I'm not going to a **** one either...
    Is it one which i specified?
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    (Original post by Cicerao)
    No.
    Yesyes.
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    (Original post by Billydodger)
    5.Working class background student- Don't have as much confidence as the Rahs or upper class. Tend to be how the general population would picture a student. Hard up, living off loan and part-time job in supermarket. Went to local comp, maybe in one sports club (football, athletics). Play x-box, wear T-shirts from Matalan. Degrees: Sociology, psychology, physics, biology, chem. Very small group in top 10 Unis. prominent in not-so-good ones. Parents will maybe buy them some groceries but not pay their rent or buy them clothes. Goes down the pub with mates, usually to watch football.

    The issue I take is with this point.

    1) I'm in this group, financially anyway, single parent background, incomes less than £10K a year, Mother is disabled, entire income is state funded.

    2) I'm doing a History degree, so not in your group, i've had a part time job for 18 years, I don't have one at Uni - However, i've used that money to buy clothes from the shops I want eg. I own Jack Wills, Abercrombie, no one would see me and think ohhh working class.

    3) The fact that I come from such a low income family means I get more money than anyone else. UCL gives a £3000 a year bursary to its poorest students. My total student loan combined with government grants is almost double the non income assessed london loan. Basically, I have friends at Uni whose parents are paying their £5000 a year accommodation bill, and I still have more money than them. Granted I get no financial help from home, and I pay for everything my self, but the point stands.

    Don't stereotype so much!
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    What the ****? Just what?
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    so
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    (Original post by Manitude)
    so
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    It doesn't count for people at rubbish Unis. Sorry, I wouldn't know what creatures there are at Lancaster.
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    (Original post by Billydodger)

    Also, these are the unis I'd include in this:
    Oxford
    Cambridge
    UCL
    LSE
    Imperial
    Durham
    St. Andrews
    Bristol
    Edinburgh
    Warwick



    All other unis are just ****e


    Based on what?

    Bristol doesn't even get in the top 30 on league tables

    IN B4 "LEAGUE TABLEZ MEAN NOTHING LOLZ"

    Not all prestigious universities are 'good'. Bristol has been slipping for a while, whereas other places such as Exeter, Lancaster, York, Bath, Southampton have slowly been working their way up the league tables in the last 20 years or so, to become top universities.

    The only universities worth going to for the name on the degree, are Durham, Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, St. Andrews and some of the UoL.
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    (Original post by RabbitCFH)
    Yesyes.
    I'm a virgin and I'm not trying to lose my virginity at university. So...no.
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    (Original post by Cicerao)
    I'm a virgin and I'm not trying to lose my virginity at university. So...no.
    Damn. So either my theory has failed or you're just an acceptable exception.
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    (Original post by Billydodger)
    3.Black dudesssss- So all the black guys seem to know each other, but also have lots of other friends as well. Wear urban clothes. Pharell billionaire boys club T-shirts, gilets, trendy trainers, big earphones. Friendly, but also quite set on getting with girls. Can really be found in any degree to be honest.


    Also, these are the unis I'd include in this:
    Oxford
    Cambridge
    UCL
    LSE
    Imperial
    Durham
    St. Andrews
    Bristol
    Edinburgh
    Warwick



    All other unis are just ****e
    I admit your "black dude" description was pretty spot on, but I would like to make a few alterations. Black guys tend only really be found in Economics, Business/Accounting/Finance, Law and Engineering degrees from what I have seen from my time at uni.
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    What about the one who loves metal music and dresses in band t-shirts, hoodies and skate shoes and plays an Ibanez metal guitar; yet has short hair; isn't a 'geek' by any stretch of the imagination; doesn't study physics, engineering, maths, computer science etc; is from a middle-class background; has a thriving social life; was educated at a private school; and has rowed competitively for 9 years, including at university?

    To be honest I think I'm fairly unique :P
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    (Original post by frogout)
    how old are you
    Lol. Sorry clearly wasn't thinking straight, fair point, last 4 years.
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    (Original post by n1r4v)
    For those unis, you missed out the intelligent south asians rudeboys from east london who also know each other
    Lol, yes. I know several haha.
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    Seriously, noone goes to Matalan anymore.
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    (Original post by Billydodger)
    So, let's face it....they exist. This list is not an exhaustable list. It may not even represent your Uni as well as others. I suppose this is more pitched at the Top 10 set. But ere goes....

    1. Rahs - Dress in lot of Jack Wills, A&F, Hollister, hunter wellies, quilted jackets etc. They really can be from anywhere, but tend mostly to originate from the home counties. Usually don't have jobs (parents give them dosh), probably went to public school, with loud, exaggerated posh accents.
    Tbh, they usually aren't exceedingly wealthy but like to give that impression. Middle class mostly. Its all about being aspirational for the Rah. Lots of nights out, casual shagging, art history degree etc.

    2.Fresh off the boat Asian- I don't know how. But at my uni, all the Asians were well aquatinted and a tight but large group within the 1st week. They seem to be the ones who all talk Chinese, and appear to be very culturally different. Work hard, not really many nights out or sports (other than badminton/table tennis) but are prominent in societies. I honestly have not seen a white or black person with them. Degrees include: maths, econ, accounting, engineering, business, medicine.

    3.Black dudesssss- So all the black guys seem to know each other, but also have lots of other friends as well. Wear urban clothes. Pharell billionaire boys club T-shirts, gilets, trendy trainers, big earphones. Friendly, but also quite set on getting with girls. Can really be found in any degree to be honest.

    4. Americans-Although these guys can really vary. Ypu get the slutty, sexually liberated girls. Alpha, arrogant guys who looove to drink beer and make noise. But you also get the very nerdy "I just love math" men and spiritual, kooky girls who are into aromatherapy and take courses like Arabic and Scottish history.

    5.Working class background student- Don't have as much confidence as the Rahs or upper class. Tend to be how the general population would picture a student. Hard up, living off loan and part-time job in supermarket. Went to local comp, maybe in one sports club (football, athletics). Play x-box, wear T-shirts from Matalan. Degrees: Sociology, psychology, physics, biology, chem. Very small group in top 10 Unis. prominent in not-so-good ones. Parents will maybe buy them some groceries but not pay their rent or buy them clothes. Goes down the pub with mates, usually to watch football.

    6.Upper-class - In polo team, rugby team, shooting or Lacrosse. Quite quiet and self assured. Went to countries top boarding schools.Quietly self assured. Wear very expensive, quality clothes which don't have massive logos. Hold dinner parties with equally posh friends. A lot less showy off than the middle class Rahs. Old money, estates in country-side. Generally either lovely, nice, kind people or very fake nice and secretly massive snobs. Have a place where they spend their summer since childhood. The smart ones go to Oxbridge. Basically do any not completely mickey mouse degree. Although not many in dentistry, medicine, vet med etc. Too much work.

    7.Eastern Europeans - Nice, strong work ethic. Into metal music. Do Engineering, computer science, maths etc. Uusally quite quiet. Wear outdated clothes but always dress sensibly and modestly. Speak 2/3 languages very well. Good sense of humour usually. Don't play much sports except maybe judo.



    You will try to disagree but come on! These groups totally exist!! Roll on the neg rep.
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    Yeah yeah, do the whole "Well I go to Uni and I don't fit into any of these groups. Yeah, I didn't say it was an al inclusive list. Idiots. Also, you probably do but think you're "so special" that you don't.

    The middle class students!?!?
    I hear you cry- Well most are Rahs. If your parents don't have enough money to give you any but you don't qualify for much bursary/loans. Then you're lower middle class., and share most of the same characteristics as the working class. Blah

    Also, these are the unis I'd include in this:
    Oxford
    Cambridge
    UCL
    LSE
    Imperial
    Durham
    St. Andrews
    Bristol
    Edinburgh
    Warwick



    All other unis are just ****e
    Well.. I'm English, get money from my parents, don't socialise, have cheap clothes, do no sports (used to do tae kwon do), used to go to a state school...
    Hooray, I'm unclassified.
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    If you go to a London university (particularly UCL/Kings/LSE) there are a few groups missing.
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    yay, im left out of all those groups
    tbh i cant think of anyone who fits into one of those categories perfectly once you get to know them,
 
 
 
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