What are the most overrated & Underrated Universities in your opinion

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Underrated

1.UEA
2. Loughborough
3. Southampton
4 Birkbeck University of London
5. Middlesex University


Overrated

1. London school of Economics
2. Warwick University
3.Exeter
4.Queen Mary, University of BTEC's
5.Nottingham
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Here's Mine

Underrated

1.UEA
2. Loughborough
3. Southampton
4 Birkbeck University of London
5. Middlesex University


Overrated

1. London school of Economics
2. Warwick University
3.Exeter
4.Queen Mary, University of BTEC's
5.Nottingham
Please, stop making these kinds of threads. It does nothing and just gets people super angry for no real reason.
Thanks.
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Have you been a student or member of staff at all of them to be able to make such judgements? Because I doubt it lol
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Underrated: My university that I got in to

Overrated: The universities that I couldn't get in to
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There is no way to even know which uni's are underrated or overrated unless you have actually studied there.
These types of threads are so unnecessary
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Overrated: Oxford, LSE
underrated: London Metropolitan- according to the many sources on TSR, all their friends are now working in the City having graduated from London Met
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4 Birkbeck University of London
5. Middlesex University
I would really love to hear the rationale for these two.

Birkbeck is just jam packed with odd old people.

Middlesex - ok I think they're good at teaching nursing, but apart from that it's just roadmen and clueless Asians
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(Original post by Pinkberry_y)
Overrated: Oxford, LSE
underrated: London Metropolitan- according to the many sources on TSR, all their friends are now working in the City having graduated from London Met
Are they also from single-parent families on council estates, who worked really really hard against all the odds to realise their dreams?
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Are they also from single-parent families on council estates, who worked really really hard against all the odds to realise their dreams?
Yes. They embody the modern day fairytail
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Yes. They embody the modern day fairytail
Don't forget they also know of a snobby private school down the road where the students didn't do as well as the noble TSRians.
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You've never been there so I don't see how you can tell. Everyone has different experiences of those unis anyway. Useless thread
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Why is Warwick overrated?
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Why is Warwick overrated?
I would presume because tons of people go on about it without actually knowing why.

It's like a self-fulfilling trope. People talk to their friends and hear that Warwick is great. They go on TSR and see it mentioned all over the place. They come to the conclusion that Warwick is the bee's knees without actually ever knowing why, or having met anyone who's been - and then they repeat it.

Not saying it's not great - it's probably pretty good. All I'm saying is that having been there, it's a really dull place and the people I know who went are pretty dull too.
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Kings is overrated as hell

whenever Kings students talk about their uni in the same breadth as something like UCL I cagegif in my head.
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I would really love to hear the rationale for these two.

Birkbeck is just jam packed with odd old people.

Middlesex - ok I think they're good at teaching nursing, but apart from that it's just roadmen and clueless Asians


LOOOL.

I mean they have nice facilities, free printing and 24/7 Internet access
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Kings is overrated as hell

whenever Kings students talk about their uni in the same breadth as something like UCL I cagegif in my head.
It is in the same "Breath" and they even surpass UCL is some courses like Law, Medicine and Dentistry, along with War studies and Politics.

They are both ranked in the top 20 in the world
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Why is Warwick overrated?
The ones who go to the Uni on here go on about it as if Gandhi, Mother teresa, Albert Einstein, Jesus Christ and George Washington went to their University.

They even claim that it's as good as oxbridge and there isn't much difference in employment prospects in 3 of those Universities
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Have you been a student or member of staff at all of them to be able to make such judgements? Because I doubt it lol
You don't have to attend London south bank University to know that you are going to a Sh*t University.
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Overrated; Oxford & and Cambridge
Underrated; UEL
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It is in the same "Breath" and they even surpass UCL is some courses like Law, Medicine and Dentistry, along with War studies and Politics.

They are both ranked in the top 20 in the world
Shake my head, War Studies.

Besides being just about the only place in the country you can read that, the student body are almost entirely made up of Air Cadets and Asian boys with gun fetishes. It's worse than Imperial.
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