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    Im from London, and im hoping to study history of art and english.

    Is it harder to get into a university outside of London? I don't want to stay in London.
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    I feel it should be easier, given the ur not going for Oxbridge, Edinburgh and other top-class unis.

    However, it too depends on the course ur applying for..
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    It's generally harder to get offers at london universities so you should have an easier time if you're looking to move out from london.
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    I'm guessing not, if you have the grades then go for it.
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    Er, I'm pretty sure Oxford and Cambridge are outside of London...
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    (Original post by yahyahyahs)
    Er, I'm pretty sure Oxford and Cambridge are outside of London...
    You don't really know the UK very well then, do you? :rolleyes:
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    Generally speaking, it's no easier or harder to apply outside London- LSE, Imperial and UCL are all highly competitive universities but so are Bristol, Durham, Warwick etc.
    Having said that, LSE is probably the most difficult uni to get into in the country cos the applicants per place ratio is so high, they offer no interviews and half the students are foreign so less places filled by British students.
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    You don't really know the UK very well then, do you? :rolleyes:
    Nope, 17 years and I can't even walk to the newsagents without getting lost.

    I was just making the point that the two best and most prestigious universities are not in London.
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    (Original post by yahyahyahs)
    Nope, 17 years and I can't even walk to the newsagents without getting lost.

    I was just making the point that the two best and most prestigious universities are not in London.
    What are you talking about?

    Surely everyone knows that Oxford is right on the edges of Greater London, and the Thames runs through Cambridge - what do you think that big river in the pictures of Kings College is?
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)

    Oxford is right on the edges of Greater London
    The London Underground used to get to within 16 miles of Oxford!
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    What are you talking about?

    Surely everyone knows that Oxford is right on the edges of Greater London, and the Thames runs through Cambridge - what do you think that big river in the pictures of Kings College is?
    What are you talking about?

    The OP is asking is it harder to get into a uni inside rather than outside of London. Like you just said, Oxford is OUTSIDE of London and is as hard to get into because it is one of the so-called Golden Triangle/Quadrangle of unis (Oxbridge, LSE, UCL). Also, that river you see in all the pictures is the River Cam. How do I know this for sure? I went punting in the summer.

    You just got, how they say, pwned. Do your research before making some lame argument, yah?
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    (Original post by yahyahyahs)
    What are you talking about?

    The OP is asking is it harder to get into a uni inside rather than outside of London. Like you just said, Oxford is OUTSIDE of London and is as hard to get into because it is one of the so-called Golden Triangle/Quadrangle of unis (Oxbridge, LSE, UCL). Also, that river you see in all the pictures is the River Cam. How do I know this for sure? I went punting in the summer.

    You just got, how they say, pwned. Do your research before making some lame argument, yah?
    What the earlier guy said is that, it's generally easier to get in to Unis that are outside of London, with the exception of Oxbridge and other non-london elite uni's.
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    Ive always pictured unis in London to be more competitive however this is not always the case, for example Bristol seems to have a ridiculous number of applicants to places ratio for a majority of subjects!
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    (Original post by yahyahyahs)
    What are you talking about?

    The OP is asking is it harder to get into a uni inside rather than outside of London. Like you just said, Oxford is OUTSIDE of London and is as hard to get into because it is one of the so-called Golden Triangle/Quadrangle of unis (Oxbridge, LSE, UCL). Also, that river you see in all the pictures is the River Cam. How do I know this for sure? I went punting in the summer.

    You just got, how they say, pwned. Do your research before making some lame argument, yah?
    I think thesownrose was being sarcastic
 
 
 
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