Poshest universities in the UK?

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    I've a deep curiosity as to which fine institutions are the poshest universities in the UK.

    I'm going to have a punt and put:

    1. Oxford/Cambridge
    2. Oxford/Cambridge
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    10.

    But as for the rest I'm somewhat less sure and thought it could be an interesting exercise to see which universities people deemed the most 'rah'?

    So... rank the top ten if you will.


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    The stats (from 2014) say:

    1. The University of Oxford
    2. The University of St Andrews
    3.The University of Bristol
    4.The University of Cambridge
    5. University of Durham
    6. Imperial College London
    7. University College London
    8. The University of Edinburgh
    9. The University of Exeter
    10. The University of Newcastle
    (ordered by percentage of students from private schools)

    LSE and King's come in just after Newcastle. But interestingly, the uni with the next highest proportion of private schoolers (above Warwick and York) is Oxford Brookes!
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    (Original post by UWS)
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    I came here specifically to see if you'd make a comment about London Met

    wasn't disappointed lol
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    Oxford
    Cambridge
    UCL
    Imperial
    Durham
    Bristol
    LSE
    Exeter
    Edinburgh
    St Andrews/Aberdeen (for Scottish posh people)
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    (Original post by UWS)
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    I'm pretty sure the last three comments I've seen from you have been about London Met.

    Is the mighty UWS running out of material?
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    (Original post by BasicMistake)
    I'm pretty sure the last three comments I've seen from you have been about London Met.

    Is the mighty UWS running out of material?
    You caught me out :cry2:
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    (Original post by UWS)
    You caught me out :cry2:
    :console:
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    Harper Adams


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    Royal Academy of Music
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    swansea
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    London Met and Bradford.
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    University of Buckingham
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    Durham? Idk
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    University of great britain
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    Exetah

    I actually don't think Oxford or Cambridge are the poshest. Probably in the top 10 but not the top.
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
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    I actually don't think Oxford or Cambridge are the poshest. Probably in the top 10 but not the top.
    St Andrews is posher than Oxbridge 😂

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    Durham, St Andrews, Bristol. I would never employ anyone who graduates from one of those.
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    seriously ?
 
 
 
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