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    Theresa May will be the 27th Oxford educated Prime Minister.

    The last educated at Cambridge was Baldwin who left office in 1937. There have been ten Oxonians in Number 10 since then.

    Quite some dominance from the oldest University in the English speaking world...

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    Yah but geography isn't a proper subject let's be real
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    Yeah, no mate, Cambridge is too busy making people who actually make worthwhile contributions to society

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    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    Yah but geography isn't a proper subject let's be real
    Dead :toofunny: :laugh: :rofl:
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    Imo Cambridge have had alumni who have been more influential on the world than that of Oxford.
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    Still won't change people's perspective that Cambridge is better than Oxford.
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    the question is;

    What doe one elitist institution say to another ?
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    (Original post by HanSoloLuck)
    the question is;

    What doe one elitist institution say to another ?
    "Do you think they'll notice we've taken in less state schooled kids this year?"
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    Ah, so that explains why the state of British politics is so regrettable
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    (Original post by Samii123)
    Imo Cambridge have had alumni who have been more influential on the world than that of Oxford.
    There's "influence" and there's actually running the world.
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    Would rather go to Cambridge than a uni which has "educated" people such as Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, David Cameron etc..
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    (Original post by generallee)
    There's "influence" and there's actually running the world.
    Since when was Britain considered to be "the world"?
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    (Original post by kkboyk)
    Since when was Britain considered to be "the world"?
    Check out the number of foreign Prime Ministers and Presidents educated at Oxford too..

    Joshing aside, it IS pretty extraordinary.

    The only way I can explain it is that it is self selecting process. The kind of people who aspire to high political office gravitate there, not Cambridge.

    Unless anyone else has a theory?
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    (Original post by generallee)
    There's "influence" and there's actually running the world.

    You could argue that influence IS running the world.
 
 
 
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