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    Just a random wondering, does everyone's school seem to have 'favourite' unis that people want to go to?
    Why do you think this is or isn't?

    At my school a lot of people this year want to go to Lincoln or Northumbria, mainly because of their locations and the grades they require.

    Anyone else noticed any trends at their school?
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    A lot of people I know have applied for Warwick (as have I)
    Also many people I know have applied to Sheffield or Nottingham (neither of which I have)
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    A couple of years ago at my school, the popular ones were probably Warwick, Bristol and Cambridge .
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    Quite a few people at my school, of those applying to the UK, are going for King's and Edinburgh. Like, unusually massive portions.
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    Birmingham as is closest.
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    loads of them went to Leicester. not really sure why!
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    Definately. UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara. Mainly UC schools. People from my school think I go to UCLA....haha
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    Oxbridge.
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    Sheffield Hallam or Leeds Met.

    Couple of Leeds Uni's too.
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    I think it's because people don't want to be too far away from home.
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    (Original post by sarah430)
    Oxbridge.

    Oxbridge University, not heard of that one.

    Is it any good?
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    (Original post by calvinuk)
    Oxbridge University, not heard of that one.

    Is it any good?
    Are you a professional comedian?
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    the 'top 10', basically.
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    From my school last year the most popular choices were Nottingham, Southampton, Oxford, Durham, York and Exeter. Nottingham won hands down, with 10 or so of us firming offers. 3 of us actually got in on results day, I dropped out 2 months later. Haha.
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    Sheffield seems to be the one of choice for the last few years, about 10 each year. After that there isn't really a trend, usually uni's surrounding the Midlands.
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    Sheffield, UoM and Liverpool.

    Distance..
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    at mine it is kingston uni and possibly royal holloway for the higher achievers.....personally, I'm going for med....will be first to every get in from my school if I do....but points not low enoigh for special consideration
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    We have several applying to Oxford and Cambridge. But afaik, only like ~5 hold offers at the moment. Durham is also rather popular, as are St. Andrews and Edinburgh.
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    Well, my classmates have Edinburgh and Sheffield in common. No idea why.
 
 
 
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