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    The fact that you put Warwick amongst the most Middle class 'rah' unis shows that you have absolutely no idea what you are talking about
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    (Original post by lightburns)
    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.

    Not that i'm agreeing with OP, but you're not at one of the Unis he mentioned.
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    (Original post by Billydodger)
    It doesn't count for people at rubbish Unis. Sorry, I wouldn't know what creatures there are at Lancaster.
    (Original post by Billydodger)
    It doesn't count for people at rubbish Unis. Sorry, I wouldn't know what creatures there are at Lancaster.
    FYI Lancaster is a top 10 university in the UK, and comfortably in the world top 150. My particular department ranks somewhere around 5th in the country.

    Your move, Billy.
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    (Original post by Flajamafloffl)
    Not that i'm agreeing with OP, but you're not at one of the Unis he mentioned.
    True, true. But I have seen people here that actually do fit some of the classifications. I firmed Warwick, then failed my A levels... I guess if my A levels were the standard of my GCSEs, I would be able to make more of a point in this thread :P
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    ain't nothing wrong with art history! It doesn't deserve to always be associated with rahs
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    (Original post by Tha_Black_Shinobi)
    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.
    Every Nigerian at my uni does some form of Engineering. A couple do Medicine. I'm the only black person in my department LOL...
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    Never normally post as I only used this to get some advice on uni but I saw this thread and I cant believe anyone would make such a generalisation as this.

    I go to an ex polytechnic due to extenuating circumstances (business course), am lower middle class due to job losses and went to a state school, but I and a lot of people I know are not typified by your view of the working class. My family has money to give me but dont fund me in any way, I have a job so I can get good quality clothes (I dont know anyone who shops at matalan) and go out and I find that working class people have the most confidence which is why such a high proportion of "upper class" are sat here on websites like this all the time, talking about all their problems instead of doing something about them

    Personally I'd prefer to pay my own way even if my parents could afford to pay tuition and accomadation as I think it builds you into a better class of person plus I cant believe you referred to people who attend universities outside of you group as "creatures" as well, you are what is wrong with the world. Apparently "clever" people on here have such a narrow view of the world its ridiculous.

    surely if the standard of teaching is so low at these "rubbish" universities then shouldn't a 2:1 be better than the equivalent at a top university.

    This is not just a rant at the op but also half the people on this forum
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    I also speak two-thirds language but I'm not Eastern European
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    It is possible to not take out any Grant, Loan, or Family lendings and just survive with a part time job meaning that all the funding comes out of your pocket
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    Well, I am Greek.
    I speak 3 languages.
    I listen to metal (not exclusively )
    And I am applying to study computer science.
    Generally quiet/shy.

    You almost described me. Damn you.
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    Lol at people still saying they are special
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    I'm chinese but I don't see myself fitting into any uni's resident China Team. Hmmm.
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    (Original post by dnumberwang)
    I'm chinese but I don't see myself fitting into any uni's resident China Team. Hmmm.
    are you fresh off the boat though?
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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
      That is the biggest load of hogwash I have seen on TSR in a while.
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      I was going to post a reply about the OP generlising. But then I read the last one:

      "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."

      Apart from the judo, this describes one of my best mates to a tea (from Latvia), and found it humorous how well this guy matches your description.
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      (Original post by Billydodger)
      Lol at people still saying they are special
      I am very special, how very dare you.
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      You're ignorant stereotyping of your generation and the universities in the UK astounds me. You really should consider killing yourself.

      I'm going to thank my parents everyday from now on that they didn't conceive me to be anything like you, I am going to look in the mirror in the morning and say ''I'm glad it's you staring back at me.'' and more importantly I am going to now make it my life goal to never associate in any form or manner with people like you.
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      That's a shockingly accurate description, if I'm honest!
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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.
        EDIT
        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
        This is fairly accurate actually!!!
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        Working class student is going to be me in about 9 months :P

        And please, they're from Primark.
       
       
       
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