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Official (Unofficial) 2016 Spring Week Uni Statistics watch

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    Hi there guys.

    So my friends have been very kind as to reveal the profile books for the spring weeks they attended, and I've managed to tally up the number of times each university showed up.

    This data is based off of the profile books/attendent lists at the following firms: JPM (Markets), BAML, Nomura, BP IST, CS and Lazard. Obviously, this is partial data (only c.37.5% of all SWs) and not a complete representation of all 16 or so spring weeks, but it gives us a rough idea.

    Frequency-Institution-(% of total)
    29 LSE (15.4%)
    27 Warwick (14.4%)
    20 Imperial (10.6%)
    20 UCL (10.6%)
    19 Oxford (10.1%)
    17 Cambridge (9%)

    Targets - 70.1%

    9 Notts (4.8%)
    8 Durham (4.3%)
    6 KCL (3.2%)
    5 Bristol (2.7%)

    (Strong) Semi Targets - 15.3%

    4 Edinburgh (2.1%)
    4 Cass (2.1%)
    3 Manchester (1.6%)
    3 Exeter (1.6%)
    2 St Andrews (1.1%)

    Other Semi Targets - 8.5%

    3 Leeds (1.6%)
    2 Sheffield (1.1%)
    2 Birmingham (1.1%)
    1 Southampton (0.5%)
    1 Lancaster (0.5%)
    1 BPP Law School (0.5%)
    1 Glasgow (0.5%)
    1 DMU (0.5%)

    Non Targets - 6.3%

    n = 188

    N.B. This is for front office only.
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    Thanks for putting the effort into making this! Very helpful
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    Thanks for putting the effort into making this! Very helpful
    No problem dude! I wish I had info from all the spring weeks though, would have been more accurate.
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    https://www.facebook.com/groups/Inve...s2015/members/
    From the 2015 facebook group:

    96 Warwick
    53 LSE
    47 UCL
    22 Bristol
    21 Cambridge
    15 Southampton
    13 Imperial
    13 Cass
    11 Durham
    11 Exeter
    9 Oxford
    6 Manchester
    5 Edinburgh
    5 Birmingham
    5 Glasgow
    4 Nottingham
    3 St Andrews
    2 Lancaster
    1 Leeds

    Obviously this will be highly inaccurate as not everyone displays their uni on fb, still worth showing though.
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    No problem dude! I wish I had info from all the spring weeks though, would have been more accurate.
    For BP IS&T, was there a similar pattern of most interns coming from target unis or was it more equally distributed between target, semi targets and non targets?
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    (Original post by Terry Tibbs)
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/Inve...s2015/members/
    From the 2015 facebook group:

    96 Warwick
    53 LSE
    47 UCL
    22 Bristol
    21 Cambridge
    15 Southampton
    13 Imperial
    13 Cass
    11 Durham
    11 Exeter
    9 Oxford
    6 Manchester
    5 Edinburgh
    5 Birmingham
    5 Glasgow
    4 Nottingham
    3 St Andrews
    2 Lancaster
    1 Leeds

    Obviously this will be highly inaccurate as not everyone displays their uni on fb, still worth showing though.
    Looks quite inaccurate imo. I have scattered stats for 2013-2015, and generally the targets are quite consistent.

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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    For BP IS&T, was there a similar pattern of most interns coming from target unis or was it more equally distributed between target, semi targets and non targets?
    I'll just dump it:

    BP IST
    3 - Notts
    2 - LSE, Oxford
    1 - UCL, Warwick, Manchester, Cambridge

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    I'll just dump it:

    BP IST
    3 - Notts
    2 - LSE, Oxford
    1 - UCL, Warwick, Manchester, Cambridge

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    Thanks again
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Looks quite inaccurate imo. I have scattered stats for 2013-2015, and generally the targets are quite consistent.

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    Hence why I said it is inaccurate (at least in terms of ranking), however it does for example show that quite a large amount from Southampton managed to get a spring week.


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    (Original post by Terry Tibbs)
    Hence why I said it is inaccurate (at least in terms of ranking), however it does for example show that quite a large amount from Southampton managed to get a spring week.


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    If the data was complete, I think Southampton would still scale towards the 1-2% mark.

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    I'm surprised Bath hasn't shown up once
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    (Original post by Daniel9998)
    I'm surprised Bath hasn't shown up once
    They do, I just don't have data for all SWs. A quick browse of my LinkedIn network shows quite a few at GS, MS, Barc and Roths.

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
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    Not surprised, places like LSE and Warwick have ridiculously large finance societies and have an upper hand when it comes to SWs
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    (Original post by ULT)
    Not surprised, places like LSE and Warwick have ridiculously large finance societies and have an upper hand when it comes to SWs
    Yeah, that's what I was thinking too. It's interesting though how Oxbridge is lower even though their finance socieities are pretty strong.
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    (Original post by Terry Tibbs)
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/Inve...s2015/members/
    From the 2015 facebook group:

    96 Warwick
    53 LSE
    47 UCL
    22 Bristol
    21 Cambridge
    15 Southampton
    13 Imperial
    13 Cass
    11 Durham
    11 Exeter
    9 Oxford
    6 Manchester
    5 Edinburgh
    5 Birmingham
    5 Glasgow
    4 Nottingham
    3 St Andrews
    2 Lancaster
    1 Leeds

    Obviously this will be highly inaccurate as not everyone displays their uni on fb, still worth showing though.
    That Facebook group is BS, really wouldn't attach anything to it. I'm on it myself and there are a tonne of people on it who didn't do any SWs but joined it nonetheless. It is unsurprising that Warwick has the most members in it given it was created by people at Warwick. It is a useless arbiter.

    Linkedin is probably the best method to check aside from getting the actual class books from those on SWs.
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Yeah, that's what I was thinking too. It's interesting though how Oxbridge is lower even though their finance socieities are pretty strong.
    hmm yeahh, surprised about that too. They probably go to the more exclusive SWs like Jane street or something idk

    But places like UCL, Warwick, and LSE would certainly sweep up the SW opportunities, considering many go there with the intent of a career in finance.

    Which then leads me to question how Imperial seem to be so high too lol
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Yeah, that's what I was thinking too. It's interesting though how Oxbridge is lower even though their finance socieities are pretty strong.
    Maybe Oxbridge students tend to be more academic rather than career focused so don't really apply for Spring weeks, just for summer internships after they've figured out what they want to do. On the other hand, everyone in my school last year who went to LSE and most that went to UCL wanted to get to IB.
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    (Original post by ULT)
    hmm yeahh, surprised about that too. They probably go to the more exclusive SWs like Jane street or something idk

    But places like UCL, Warwick, and LSE would certainly sweep up the SW opportunities, considering many go there with the intent of a career in finance.

    Which then leads me to question how Imperial seem to be so high too lol
    It's probably the maths students there who are focused more on IB and Imperial has a pretty big maths department.
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    It's probably the maths students there who are focused more on IB and Imperial has a pretty ig maths department.
    Yeah i thought that too but I thought they would be more interested in quant roles or hedge funds or S&T where their mathematical ability is more revered.

    Maybe that is the case here
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    (Original post by ULT)
    Yeah i thought that too but I thought they would be more interested in quant roles or hedge funds or S&T where their mathematical ability is more revered.

    Maybe that is the case here
    Quant roles require a PhD though so most people won't be interested. A lot of maths graduates go to IBD and other non-mathsy roles like management consulting and accounting.
 
 
 
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