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    Hi guys,

    I'm applying to do an LLM at Cambridge, starting in 2016.

    I will only be 20 years old for the duration of the course, and so I am having trouble choosing a college.

    I'm generally considering colleges near the centre that are also a reasonable walking distance from Sidgwick site.
    I don't want to be at a college where I will live exclusively with postgrads in offsite housing, because many of them will be significantly older than me. I would rather be living onsite, at a college where I will be living amongst both under and post grads.

    I was wondering if anyone has been in a similar situation or can impart some advice?

    Thanks! x
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    (Original post by laraali1)
    Hi guys,

    I'm applying to do an LLM at Cambridge, starting in 2016.

    I will only be 20 years old for the duration of the course, and so I am having trouble choosing a college.

    I'm generally considering colleges near the centre that are also a reasonable walking distance from Sidgwick site.
    I don't want to be at a college where I will live exclusively with postgrads in offsite housing, because many of them will be significantly older than me. I would rather be living onsite, at a college where I will be living amongst both under and post grads.

    I was wondering if anyone has been in a similar situation or can impart some advice?

    Thanks! x
    Probably better to put this question in the Cambridge Postgrad applications thread here:

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3533661

    Generally though, if you want a college where postgrads live on the main college site you won't be looking at the central colleges.
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    (Original post by laraali1)
    Hi guys,

    I'm applying to do an LLM at Cambridge, starting in 2016.

    I will only be 20 years old for the duration of the course, and so I am having trouble choosing a college.

    I'm generally considering colleges near the centre that are also a reasonable walking distance from Sidgwick site.
    I don't want to be at a college where I will live exclusively with postgrads in offsite housing, because many of them will be significantly older than me. I would rather be living onsite, at a college where I will be living amongst both under and post grads.

    I was wondering if anyone has been in a similar situation or can impart some advice?

    Thanks! x
    (Original post by Jantaculum)
    Probably better to put this question in the Cambridge Postgrad applications thread here:

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3533661

    Generally though, if you want a college where postgrads live on the main college site you won't be looking at the central colleges.
    Even for out of town centre (non-mature) colleges, I think majority postgrads live off-site. Also not all postgraduates are offered college accommodation, anyway.
    Also, just living on a main site doesn't necessarily help you to interact with undergraduates as everyone is working busy on their own timetable, they're on JCR and postgrads are MCR, etc.etc. Most of clubs/societies are open for both undergrads and postgrads, so that's perhaps the best way to actually 'meet' and mix with undergrads, and it's not necessary to live on on-site accomm for that anyway.
    And large majority of masters' students are 21/22 yrs old, so they're not that much older than you.
 
 
 
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