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    (Original post by carmex)
    You're right. According to your link, the California Institute of Technology (32 Nobel Prizes for a school with only 1,000 undergraduates) is also better than either Ox or Bridge. My bad.
    That's fine, ignore the facts. Your prerogative.
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    (Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
    Isn't this true though?

    People who go to low unis especially polys don't end up anywhere and barely even achieve anything in their life.

    It is better to not go to university than to go to a poly or anything outside of the top5/6 UK:

    inc Oxbridge/Imperial/LSE/Warwick
    I agree that there are low unis but to say top 5 or nothing is cringey. Low uni does not mean outisde top 5. Low is freaking TVU or Manchester Met or Wolverhampton (soz).

    Imho all top 20 unis give you a decent chance to a bright future, it depends on you to take it. To say someone at KCL or Edinburgh wasted their time going there is... just don't.

    *no I'm not butthurt
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    (Original post by SiminaM)
    I agree that there are low unis but to say top 5 or nothing is cringey. Low uni does not mean outisde top 5. Low is freaking TVU or Manchester Met or Wolverhampton (soz).

    Imho all top 20 unis give you a decent chance to a bright future, it depends on you to take it. To say someone at KCL or Edinburgh wasted their time going there is... just don't.

    *no I'm not butthurt


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    (Original post by Kadak)
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    (Original post by SiminaM)
    Really? Awwww :*

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    inb4 STEM courses are only worth it.
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    an Oxford student

    :hahaha:

    woot

    by the time these Oxford aesthetes have finished brushing their teddy bears, waxing their eyebrows, and rinsing the champagne stains from their silk peignoirs, the Cambridge chaps will have rowed twelve miles, eaten raw porridge for breakfast, rung a full change on the College bells and come up with a possible proof of RH.
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    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...bs-market.html sometimes even Oxford students can't find jobs.


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    Its satire, and I found it pretty funny. It has roots in the truth but exaggerates things to a great degree.
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    (Original post by Okorange)
    Its satire, and I found it pretty funny. It has roots in the truth but exaggerates things to a great degree.
    Thank you, that's how I read it.

    Is it not obvious that he's kidding when he says "ALL Oxford students do x or y" or "Everyone at Oxbridge will be rich and famous [paraphrasing]"?
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    (Original post by SiminaM)
    I agree that there are low unis but to say top 5 or nothing is cringey. Low uni does not mean outisde top 5. Low is freaking TVU or Manchester Met or Wolverhampton (soz).

    Imho all top 20 unis give you a decent chance to a bright future, it depends on you to take it. To say someone at KCL or Edinburgh wasted their time going there is... just don't.

    *no I'm not butthurt
    You get the fair few that never matriculated citing Branson etc. but anyone with any sense wouldn't bother wasting time at these lesser unis, I have not heard of anyone who went to these lesser unis who made it per se.

    I never said you were
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    Brian Cox lectures at Manchester.

    Furthermore there's no indication that a degree from Oxbridge is actually 'harder', their facilities are better.

    Go for what suits you, for instance, I wouldn't go to Oxford in a million years, they don't have the course I want.
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    (Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
    You get the fair few that never matriculated citing Branson etc. but anyone with any sense wouldn't bother wasting time at these lesser unis, I have not heard of anyone who went to these lesser unis who made it per se.

    I never said you were
    I've heard of people with great achievements who graduated from KCL, Edinburgh and Manchester. Maybe you haven't heard because you didn't even bother to search.
    And for ex, the new course of psychology at KCL is under the control of a professor who was at Cambridge for 15 years and left. He said that in his opinion, only Harvard is better in that field.
    I said that because I sensed the 'you are at a crap uni and that's why you said this' comments coming
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    Oxbridge doesn't cover all courses either so if someone wanted to do something like dentistry I don't think they could go to either anyway

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    (Original post by SiminaM)
    I've heard of people with great achievements who graduated from KCL, Edinburgh and Manchester. Maybe you haven't heard because you didn't even bother to search.

    I said that because I sensed the 'you are at a crap uni and that's why you said this' comments coming
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    (Original post by frances98)
    Oxbridge doesn't cover all courses either so if someone wanted to do something like dentistry I don't think they could go to either anyway

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    Exactly I was looking for business management when applying but neither Oxford or Cambridge offered this. I probably wouldn't have received an offer from them but they didn't have my course unlike other uni's.


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    well he does have a point sorry
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    "We are better people because we go to a college which has more money and sit tougher exams. Everyone but us is wasting their time at university".

    2/10. Must try harder.
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    (Original post by WhisperingTide)
    Brian Cox lectures at Manchester.

    Furthermore there's no indication that a degree from Oxbridge is actually 'harder', their facilities are better.

    Go for what suits you, for instance, I wouldn't go to Oxford in a million years, they don't have the course I want.
    Which is why Manchester is ranked 10 places lower than it otherwise would be.

    His smile makes me sick.
 
 
 
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