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    Hello everyone, I am an international student and have offers from the following universities: Edinburgh, St.Andrews, UCL and Manchester. I am thinking about visiting all of them but it would be pretty expensive so I might end up having to make the decision without actually going there. I know that most people living in England will have more information about the unis and how good they are in computer science. I would like to ask you which two would you choose and why if you were in my position?

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    Full disclosure: I'm at UCL so take my opinions as you will.
    I'd say UCL is the best (surprise, surprise), followed by Edinburgh. Then St Andrews then Manchester. I'd pick them in that order.
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    They're all top universities academically.

    Their geographical situations are quite different.

    London is a huge multicultural noisy great expensive city obviously.

    Manchester and Edinburgh are regular cities, but Edinburgh is beautiful and historic compared with Manchester, which I think is cheaper.

    St Andrews is a small town, and very isolated from the rest of the country. Very pretty by the sea but not a lot of life around.
 
 
 
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