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Would you agree that after Oxbridge, these are the third best universities (faculty) watch

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    Imperial for S.T.E.M.
    LSE for Social Sciences
    Durham for Humanities
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    (Original post by Tomm98)
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    Durham for Humanities
    Nah.

    But why Durham out of interest? I mean, rankings should always be taken with a pinch of salt... but UCL is streaks ahead in the Humanities.
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    (Original post by Snufkin)
    Nah.

    But why Durham out of interest? I mean, rankings should always be taken with a pinch of salt... but UCL is streaks ahead in the Humanities.
    World Uni rankings are often highly unreliable. I read an article a few years back in the Times saying that 'Durham is a leader in the humanities' so that's where I got that impression from.
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    No it's LSE Imperial and UCL.
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    (Original post by Tomm98)
    World Uni rankings are often highly unreliable.
    All rankings are unreliable, period. THE is no worse than any other.
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    (Original post by nashh606)
    No it's LSE Imperial and UCL.
    Ah, okay, it's probably changed since I read that article.
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    (Original post by Tomm98)
    Imperial for S.T.E.M.
    LSE for Social Sciences
    Durham for Humanities
    Remove Durham from the list.
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    (Original post by RoyalBeams)
    Remove Durham from the list.
    Okay then - at least I had two right!

    How about:

    Imperial for S.T.E.M.
    LSE for Social Sciences
    UCL for Humanities

    Is this more accurate?
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    (Original post by Tomm98)
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    I dont know much about Durham but the other 2 appear to be strong in both fields.

    The issue is that people will disagree with your assertion and throw rankings at you to proof why another university might be it.

    I would also add that, including LSE and Imperial, some other universities are very strong in overall aspects such as UCL, Kings College London, Edinburgh, Manchester and of course Oxford plus Cambridge.

    I do agree with your post though.
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    Imperial is better for STEM than oxbridge in my opinion.
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    A fairly irrelevant question that demands a rather unhelpful degree of simplification.
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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    I dont know much about Durham but the other 2 appear to be strong in both fields.

    The issue is that people will disagree with your assertion and throw rankings at you to proof why another university might be it.

    I would also add that, including LSE and Imperial, some other universities are very strong in overall aspects such as UCL, Kings College London, Edinburgh, Manchester and of course Oxford plus Cambridge.

    I do agree with your post though.
    Great point - it's just so subjective! Yeah, I agree that perhaps asking by faculty was an odd way about it. All of those Universities probably have particularly strong departments within their Faculties.
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    (Original post by Tomm98)
    Okay then - at least I had two right!

    How about:

    Imperial for S.T.E.M.
    LSE for Social Sciences
    UCL for Humanities

    Is this more accurate?
    Still no (you realise STEM isn't a faculty, right?)

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    A fairly irrelevant question that demands a rather unhelpful degree of simplification.
    This, basically.
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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    I dont know much about Durham but the other 2 appear to be strong in both fields.

    The issue is that people will disagree with your assertion and throw rankings at you to proof why another university might be it.

    I would also add that, including LSE and Imperial, some other universities are very strong in overall aspects such as UCL, Kings College London, Edinburgh, Manchester and of course Oxford plus Cambridge.

    I do agree with your post though.
    How can you talk about people throwing rankings when you use that as the sole reason and made up the uk ivy league
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    True.

    International rankings have a hard on for London unis and don't rate Durham as highly as what it can be compared to. Durham is a great uni which people in the UK know is just a step behind Oxbridge. It's also a great all rounder, but really great in things like history or natural sciences.
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    I don't know why everyone is disagreeing strongly with Durham's humanities. It is arguably better than Oxbridge for both English and History.

    However, I would probably say overall it's:
    1. Oxbridge
    2. LSE, Imperial, UCL
    3. Durham, St Andrews
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    No way lol
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    ual for creative subjects by a long way
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    (Original post by nashh606)
    How can you talk about people throwing rankings when you use that as the sole reason and made up the uk ivy league you retard
    Ok
 
 
 
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