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    prob ox bcoz Plagioclase senpai innit
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    (Original post by jneill)
    And a protractor.
    and, a notebook :teehee:
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    (Original post by the bear)
    and, a notebook :teehee:
    But not a satchel. Cambridge OWNS that market...
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    (Original post by jneill)
    But not a satchel. Cambridge OWNS that market...
    we also have a diet :smug:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cambridge_Diet
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    As a youngster, everyone in my school wanted to get into Oxford. I don't think anyone had even heard of Cambridge. I also recall having seen quite a few TV shows which were filmed in Oxford - Inspector Morse for example. To me Oxford is a more famous place which has to rub on to the University.
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    (Original post by nutz99)
    As a youngster, everyone in my school wanted to get into Oxford. I don't think anyone had even heard of Cambridge. I also recall having seen quite a few TV shows which were filmed in Oxford - Inspector Morse for example. To me Oxford is a more famous place which has to rub on to the University.
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    Chariots of Fire!
    Theory of Everything!

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    (Original post by carpenoctem)
    Come on people how could you possibly forget this legendary series?? In all honesty it was a Latin trip to Cambridge that "sparked my interest" in the university. But I wasn't going to put that in my Medicine personal statement...

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    Quintus was my first love so the fact that he was in the later books was the highlight of my GCSEs. That and Euryalus getting killed after trying to be so macho in the Aeneid.
    :rofl::rofl:

    if you want to add spoilers you just put [spoiler] then [*dash*spoiler]

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    (Original post by carpenoctem)
    Does this mean... you used the Cambridge Latin course books? And you still applied to Oxford??!?! TRAITOR

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    Actually... I used Wheelock's Latin in my Latin studies which is neither Oxford or Cambridge The only Latin dictionary that I have is a pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary so not a traitor at all
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    (Original post by carpenoctem)
    Ah ok - in that case I retract my earlier statement. You are not a traitor after all

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    (Original post by nexttime)
    I think the "University of Oxbridge" isn't too far behind.

    One of my [large number of] morally dubious ideas for making money is to buy a shed near Uxbridge and sell distance learning qualifications...
    In 2014 Brunel University changed its name to Brunel University London. There is currently an FOI request outstanding to find out why.

    https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque..._name_to_brune

    Personally, I think they missed a golden opportunity to show more engagement with their local community.
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    (Original post by sinfonietta)
    I've come across a large number of Americans who dream of attending Cambridge.
    It must be the fame of Anglia Ruskin.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Grantchester!
    Chariots of Fire!
    Theory of Everything!

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    Not!
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    For my taste!
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    Not!
    Enough!
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    There!
    For my taste!
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Grantchester!
    Chariots of Fire!
    Theory of Everything!

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    Bene edamus! Bene bibamus!
    Saecula semper concelebramus
    Quod imperat Regina
    Ne faveat Doctrina
    Se choro sonoro
    Dives in omnia
    Sed choro sonoro
    Dives in omnia
    Collegium, Collegium acclamus
    Porterhouse, Porterhouse
    To live and die in Porterhouse!
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    (Original post by nulli tertius)
    Bene edamus! Bene bibamus!
    Saecula semper concelebramus
    Quod imperat Regina
    Ne faveat Doctrina
    Se choro sonoro
    Dives in omnia
    Sed choro sonoro
    Dives in omnia
    Collegium, Collegium acclamus
    Porterhouse, Porterhouse
    To live and die in Porterhouse!
    Tom Sharpe was a genius.
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    In Germany, where I live, lots of people actually don't realize that Cambridge is a very prestigious uni. I didn't know ist myself until last year when I started to be interested in studying in the UK. So here in Germany, Oxford is definitely more famous.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Tom Sharpe was a genius.
    Yes, well, you have Sharpe. We have Colin Dexter. Game over.
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    Yes, well, you have Sharpe. We have Colin Dexter. Game over.
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    Nice writer. Quite good. Fairly amusing at times. :teehee:
 
 
 
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