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    Hi there, just curious as to where all these kids with ridiculous amounts of money go to study ,do they go to a london uni or elsewhere.im not talking about public school kids though.can anyone shed some light
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    mmm there isnt one or two universities where all rich kids gather together sorry to dissapoint you
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    (Original post by fabsuk)
    Hi there, just curious as to where all these kids with ridiculous amounts of money go to study ,do they go to a london uni or elsewhere.im not talking about public school kids though.can anyone shed some light
    I suppose it depends on what you mean. Students with wealthy parents have often had a better education etc., and so may be supposed to be able to get into the difficult universities more easily than others (all other things being equal). On the other hand, if you are talking (as the thread title suggests) about rich students who are not academically above average, then they will probably go whereever it is more expensive to study, as there will be less competition.
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    (Original post by fabsuk)
    Hi there, just curious as to where all these kids with ridiculous amounts of money go to study ,do they go to a london uni or elsewhere.im not talking about public school kids though.can anyone shed some light
    Durham has a reputation for this (I heard stories of a lot of students driving mercedes etc. when I applied there), but I think it's mainly untrue and I agree with the person above.
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    You can't generalise on this too much, but the following have a reputation for it:

    Oxbridge, Edinburgh, Durham, Bristol, St Andrews.

    Those are the ones that seem to attract the real public school types.

    However, it's worth noting the whole university system is incredibly class bound. Go to Warwick or Nottingham or any other uni with a good rep and you'll find almost exclusively middle class people. Go to Wolverhampton or Thames Valley and it will be an entirely different story.

    (Original post by fabsuk)
    Hi there, just curious as to where all these kids with ridiculous amounts of money go to study ,do they go to a london uni or elsewhere.im not talking about public school kids though.can anyone shed some light
    oxbridge
    durham
    bristol
    st.andrews
    york
    ..exeter hehe
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    Don't forget Oxford Brookes. Seriously, there are soooooo many rahs at Brookes who just want to legitimately say they have studied in Oxford, whilst praying no-one asks them which college.
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    (Original post by hildabeast)
    Don't forget Oxford Brookes. Seriously, there are soooooo many rahs at Brookes who just want to legitimately say they have studied in Oxford, whilst praying no-one asks them which college.
    Yuck, seriously? What a waste of an expensive education.
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    (Original post by Mysticmin)
    Yuck, seriously? What a waste of an expensive education.
    Yeh, it really is true. At least most of the rahs who are actual Oxons aren't usually so stuck up and pretentious as to go somewhere just because it's in the same city as another uni. There are, of course, loads of lovely people at Brookes, but unfortunately there are just a few who tend to tarnish their reputation.
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    (Original post by hildabeast)
    Yeh, it really is true. At least most of the rahs who are actual Oxons aren't usually so stuck up and pretentious as to go somewhere just because it's in the same city as another uni. There are, of course, loads of lovely people at Brookes, but unfortunately there are just a few who tend to tarnish their reputation.
    Unfortunately that's true for everywhere. What do you do then? Blank them? Selective sight and hearing sounds good.
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    (Original post by Mysticmin)
    Unfortunately that's true for everywhere. What do you do then? Blank them? Selective sight and hearing sounds good.
    Hmmmm, yeh pretty much. :rolleyes: Ah well, at the end of the day they're all talk and they're certainly no 'better' than me just because they have had a posh education and speak with a home counties accent.
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    (Original post by hildabeast)
    Hmmmm, yeh pretty much. :rolleyes: Ah well, at the end of the day they're all talk and they're certainly no 'better' than me just because they have had a posh education and speak with a home counties accent.
    I know someone who was boasting that their son had transfered from a Univeristy to Oxford and he was gloating. When I enquired what college and he said Brookes, I cracked up and politely informed him they were not the same! oops!
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    (Original post by Hoofbeat)
    I know someone who was boasting that their son had transfered from a Univeristy to Oxford and he was gloating. When I enquired what college and he said Brookes, I cracked up and politely informed him they were not the same! oops!
    LOL.
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    Exeter has thousands and thousands of Kids from Surry....and a Large proportion of them are Rich and Spoilt.

    love Katy***
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    (Original post by ickle_katy)
    Exeter has thousands and thousands of Kids from Surry....and a Large proportion of them are Rich and Spoilt.

    love Katy***
    Edinburgh has lots of rahs or yahs as they're called here for some reason too.

    Apparently history at Edinburgh is full of them
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    Surely spoilt rich kids can go to any university just like unspoilt not rich kids can??
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    (Original post by TommyP)
    Surely spoilt rich kids can go to any university just like unspoilt not rich kids can??
    I think we are assuming that they are pack-hunters of some description!!!
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    Can someone PLEASE tell me that Kings College Law School is not going to be full of hooh hah henrys?!?!

    Has anyone been or know what its like with regards to public/private, rich/not so rich divide?
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    In America....its gotta be the University of Southern California...

    University of Southern California nicknames: U$C...SUC....and the infamous moniker the "University of Spoiled Children."

    At American football and basketball games opposing team fans wave their car keys or credit cards in unison when the Trojans play their fight song.

    But they are NCAA College Football National Champions this year....
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    to my opinion most universities take in quite a por-potion students from independent schools. As on most independent prospectus you read says that xx% of our pupils go to oxford &cam.
 
 
 
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