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Poshest universities in the UK?

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    UCL and Oxford.

    They both have the biggest amount of students from parents who earn over £150,000 a year. Both universities have the highest percentage of student who listen to Mozart, the highest amount of students who went to private school and they both develop the richest graduates out of any other university in the UK. UCL has Cara Delavignes sister studying there, one of the members of the royal family, the son of the richest man in the world and it's alumni include Ghandi, Coldplay, Ricky Gervais, 2 former Emporers of China, Hilary Clintons daughter, 6 cast members of Made in Chelsea and UCL has the highest amount of students out of any uni in the world to have the biggest collection of Nobel prizes, they also have in their alumni 4 of the highest paid lawyers in the world and 2 of the worlds richest men. Oxford grads have produced more prime ministers than any other school in the world... nuff said. For both schools you need at least AAA and they are the only schools who offer courses which require at least A*A*Aa (the highest course requirements in the world). You also have to sit interviews and tests as part of the selection process... it's a joke. Go to Durham, Kings or Bristol... They are still amazing but less elite and you will have so much more fun!!
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    Cambridge doesn't seem posh tbh, it felt like a normal city which happens to have these massive buildings for the university
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    RAC and the Courtauld.
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    (Original post by RobertHenry)
    UCL and Oxford... they are the only schools who offer courses which require at least A*A*Aa
    Oxford & UCL don't have any courses requiring an A in an AS-level.

    Cambridge - all sciences plus Economics require A*A*A, and some also require STEP.
    Imperial has many courses with A*A*A.

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    Also St Andrews is the university with the highest proportion of UK students not claiming the maintenance loan* (58%)

    1. St Andrews : 58%
    2. LSE : 52%
    3. Imperial : 51%
    4. UCL : 49%
    5. King's : 42%
    6. Cambridge : 36%
    7. Glasgow : 36%
    8. Edinburgh : 34%
    9. Nottingham : 34%
    10. Warwick : 32%
    11. Manchester : 29%
    12. Oxford : 27%
    13. Southampton : 27%
    14. Bristol : 24%
    15. York : 24%
    16. Durham : 23%
    17. Birmingham : 19%
    18. Sheffield : 19%
    19. Leeds : 18%

    * The loans referred to in this list are student maintenance loans and do not include tuition fee loans. The results exclude EU students.

    Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...r-parents.html
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    Lol - Norland College by a long way.

    Considering they only teach one subject (childcare) and the students all dress like Mary Poppins, and it's a very small institution (a few hundred I think), they have their own student polo team and I think the only other extra-curricular club is the choir.

    EDIT: it's even funnier than I thought. Norland actually has three polo teams (for a college that has about 300 students) and are sponsored by "The Lady" magazine (that's a magazine your housekeeper buys for you at Waitrose with Horse & Hound).

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    Depending how you measure it:

    Fewest from state schools

    HE provider Percentage from state schools or colleges
    1 Royal College of Music 44.4
    2 Royal Academy of Music 47.2
    3 Courtauld Institute of Art 54.3
    4 The University of Oxford 55.7
    5 Royal Agricultural University 57.6
    6 The University of St Andrews 58.9
    7 The University of Bristol 60.1
    8 The University of Cambridge 61.8
    9 University of Durham 63.1
    10 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine 64.8
    11 Guildhall School of Music and Drama 66.7
    12 The University of Exeter 68.0
    13 The University of Edinburgh 68.5
    14 London School of Economics and Political Science 69.0
    15 University College London† 70.4
    16 The University of Bath 74.4
    17 University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 74.5
    18 King's College London 74.9
    19 The University of Warwick 75.0
    20 Oxford Brookes University 75.9


    Fewest from non-professional backgrounds:

    HE provider Percentage from NS-SEC classes 4, 5, 6 & 7
    1 The University of Oxford 10.0
    2 The University of Cambridge 10.2
    3 Royal Academy of Music 12.8
    4 The University of St Andrews 14.2
    4 University of Durham 14.2
    6 The University of Bristol 14.7
    7 The University of Exeter 15.5
    8 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine 16.2
    9 Courtauld Institute of Art 17.1
    10 Royal College of Music 17.4
    11 The University of Bath 18.2
    12 The University of Edinburgh 18.7
    13 University College London† 19.0
    13 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 19.0
    15 The University of Warwick 19.3
    16 The University of York 19.6
    17 University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 20.3
    17 University of Nottingham 20.3
    19 Royal Northern College of Music 20.7
    20 London School of Economics and Political Science 21.1


    Fewest from deprived areas:

    HE provider Percentage from low participation neighbourhoods
    1 Royal Academy of Music 1.9
    2 Courtauld Institute of Art 2.1
    3 Royal Agricultural University 2.3
    4 The University of Oxford 3.1
    4 Birkbeck College 3.1
    6 The University of Cambridge 3.3
    7 The City University 3.4
    8 The University of Bristol 3.8
    8 London School of Economics and Political Science 3.8
    10 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine 3.9
    11 University College London† 4.0
    11 Harper Adams University 4.0
    13 Royal College of Music 4.2
    13 Queen Mary University of London 4.2
    15 University of Durham 4.4
    15 The School of Oriental and African Studies 4.4
    17 The University of Exeter 4.8
    18 St George's Hospital Medical School 4.9
    19 Guildhall School of Music and Drama 5.0
    20 The University of Bath 5.1


    https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-anal...-participation
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    Royal Agricultural University.
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    (Original post by RobertHenry)
    UCL and Oxford. Both universities have the highest percentage of student who listen to Mozart,
    :rofl: Listen to Mozart: 'posh'.

    ?Listen to Beethoven: 'common as muck'
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    (Original post by valbrechts)
    University of great britain
    lol
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Depending how you measure it:
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    St Andrews is the university with the highest proportion of UK students not claiming the maintenance loan. (58%)
    PQ I don't suppose you have the above data for other unis? I sourced my stat from The Telegraph but they don't have the original source...

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    (Original post by jneill)
    PQ I don't suppose you have the above data for other unis? I sourced my stat from The Telegraph but they don't have the original source...

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    I assume they've put this together from http://www.slc.co.uk/media/8447/slcsfr052016_supp1.xlsx (which isn't linked to on the SLC website - I only uncovered it through guessing the url based on the 2015 links here: http://www.slc.co.uk/official-statis...n-england.aspx ) AND some stats on the number of English domiciled students at those universities. So basically a bit of a frankenstat.

    I would imagine though that a lot of the stats would be distorted by UK/English domiciled EU nationals who don't meet the residency requirements for a maintenance loan and who go to Scotland for the no-fees.
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    (Original post by PQ)
    So basically a bit of a frankenstat.
    Nice one
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Nice one
    Looking on google I think I've just coined a neologism

    There's now something interesting for my obituary :party: just need to wangle it into everyday use.
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Looking on google I think I've just coined a neologism

    There's now something interesting for my obituary :party: just need to wangle it into everyday use.
    That's amazing. I'm sure I've heard the word before but maybe it's one of those things that seems obvious after the fact.

    You just need to get it used in a newspaper I think...
    http://public.oed.com/the-oed-today/...te-to-the-oed/
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    Exetah

    I actually don't think Oxford or Cambridge are the poshest. Probably in the top 10 but not the top.
    As an Exetah applicant, I have no defence against this claim, albeit I myself am not posh.

    From what I have heard, the 'poshest' universities are Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Durham, Exeter, Saint Andrew's, Bristol, Imperial, and LSE. Looking at statistics, it seems the Royal Academy of Music is quite high up there too.
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    Universities with most millionaire graduates:

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    Source: CoreData Research UK / Skandia Millionaire Monitor 2012
    Archived link: https://web.archive.org/web/20120803...rch%202012.pdf
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Universities with most millionaire graduates:

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    Source: CoreData Research UK / Skandia Millionaire Monitor 2012
    Archived link: https://web.archive.org/web/20120803...rch%202012.pdf
    Go Portsmouth!
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    I will offer a few others

    Quest Business School. This is a merger of three colleges; St James' named after the palace where the founder worked, Lucie Clayton where the curriculum included alighting from Rolls Royces and walking with a book on one's head and Queen's.

    Heatherleys An art school which teaches proper painting

    Architectural Institute


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    (Original post by PQ)
    Depending how you measure it:

    Fewest from state schools

    HE provider Percentage from state schools or colleges
    1 Royal College of Music 44.4
    2 Royal Academy of Music 47.2
    3 Courtauld Institute of Art 54.3
    4 The University of Oxford 55.7
    5 Royal Agricultural University 57.6
    6 The University of St Andrews 58.9
    7 The University of Bristol 60.1
    8 The University of Cambridge 61.8
    9 University of Durham 63.1
    10 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine 64.8
    11 Guildhall School of Music and Drama 66.7
    12 The University of Exeter 68.0
    13 The University of Edinburgh 68.5
    14 London School of Economics and Political Science 69.0
    15 University College London† 70.4
    16 The University of Bath 74.4
    17 University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 74.5
    18 King's College London 74.9
    19 The University of Warwick 75.0
    20 Oxford Brookes University 75.9


    Fewest from non-professional backgrounds:

    HE provider Percentage from NS-SEC classes 4, 5, 6 & 7
    1 The University of Oxford 10.0
    2 The University of Cambridge 10.2
    3 Royal Academy of Music 12.8
    4 The University of St Andrews 14.2
    4 University of Durham 14.2
    6 The University of Bristol 14.7
    7 The University of Exeter 15.5
    8 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine 16.2
    9 Courtauld Institute of Art 17.1
    10 Royal College of Music 17.4
    11 The University of Bath 18.2
    12 The University of Edinburgh 18.7
    13 University College London† 19.0
    13 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 19.0
    15 The University of Warwick 19.3
    16 The University of York 19.6
    17 University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 20.3
    17 University of Nottingham 20.3
    19 Royal Northern College of Music 20.7
    20 London School of Economics and Political Science 21.1


    Fewest from deprived areas:

    HE provider Percentage from low participation neighbourhoods
    1 Royal Academy of Music 1.9
    2 Courtauld Institute of Art 2.1
    3 Royal Agricultural University 2.3
    4 The University of Oxford 3.1
    4 Birkbeck College 3.1
    6 The University of Cambridge 3.3
    7 The City University 3.4
    8 The University of Bristol 3.8
    8 London School of Economics and Political Science 3.8
    10 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine 3.9
    11 University College London† 4.0
    11 Harper Adams University 4.0
    13 Royal College of Music 4.2
    13 Queen Mary University of London 4.2
    15 University of Durham 4.4
    15 The School of Oriental and African Studies 4.4
    17 The University of Exeter 4.8
    18 St George's Hospital Medical School 4.9
    19 Guildhall School of Music and Drama 5.0
    20 The University of Bath 5.1


    https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-anal...-participation
    I propose proportion of international students as a measure. Should definitely correlate with rich students anyway.
 
 
 
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