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    The assumptions that Cambridge will make you more employable is funny when the employability stats actually show Edinburgh to have the ever so slightly higher graduate employment rates than Cambridge.
    It’s general employability, not just graduate employability. If you want to work internationally, you would be recognised for going to Cambridge , not Edinburgh, since Cambridge is in the top 10 of the world’s best universities.
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    (Original post by KatheO11)
    It’s general employability, not just graduate employability. If you want to work internationally, you would be recognised for going to Cambridge , not Edinburgh, since Cambridge is in the top 10 of the world’s best universities.
    You would be recognised internationally if you went to Edinburgh. Reputation of an institution does not equate to employability.

    Even if it did, out of the thousands of universities across the world, Edinburgh is less than 20 places below Cambridge in global rankings. There is not a big gulf of difference in terms of reputation.
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    There is a sense of flogging a dead horse here, but I would say that if there's any subject for which the Cambridge halo shines significantly brightly, it would be Maths.
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    scottsmith I'm slightly confused.

    Perhaps you can clarify why you say you applied to Cambridge when you already have a place at Glasgow?
    As per your thread here: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=5140230

    Keeping in mind when you reply that Cambridge is well known for not accepting applications from students already attending a UK university.

    Edit: Oh, it also means your early comment...
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    I am a Scottish student living in Glasgow. I already got a second year offer from Edinburgh.
    ...now makes much more sense. But why post an apparent screenshot of a First Year entry offer from Edinburgh when you already hold a 2nd Year entry offer?

    Unless of course you where just having a bit of fun with the good people of TSR...

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    PS. I note you have now closed your account.
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    scottsmith i'm slightly confused.

    Perhaps you can clarify why you applied to cambridge when you already have a place at glasgow?
    As per your thread here: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=5140230

    keeping in mind when you reply that cambridge is well known for not accepting applications from students already attending a uk university.

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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    scottsmith I'm slightly confused.

    Perhaps you can clarify why you say you applied to Cambridge when you already have a place at Glasgow?
    As per your thread here: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=5140230

    Keeping in mind when you reply that Cambridge is well known for not accepting applications from students already attending a UK university.

    Edit: Oh, it also means your early comment...

    ...now makes much more sense. But why post an apparent screenshot of a First Year entry offer from Edinburgh when you already hold a 2nd Year entry offer?

    Unless of course you where just having a bit of fun with the good people of TSR...

    :holmes:

    PS. I note you have now closed your account.
    Damn trolls! They put so much effort :lol:

    Was thinking that there would finally be an interesting example of someone rejecting Cambridge on TSR not for monetary reasons (eg postgrad applicants) but alas. xD

    (Which is not to say that people should reject Cam - they shouldn't if it's right for them, it's just pretty rare and interesting to see as almost no one does this)
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    Doonesbury saving the day once again, I see.
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    Doonesbury saving the day once again, I see.
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    (Original post by aviiii)
    There was a reason you applied to Cam in the first place. If money is a real worry, apply for any relevant bursaries/scholarships your situation allows you to. (You will probably get a good enough salary upon graduation to pay back any fees anyway)

    Dont be so sure you'll be able to get a 1st from Edin or that Cam will even accept you for their masters. An element of luck comes into play when getting accepted to Oxbridge (you are obviously v bright & work hard, I'm not disputing - but there are a lot of other people who are that too and who dont get into Oxbridge)

    If your gf can't handle you moving to Cam and sees it as some sort of betrayal, then it'll be for the best, because if either one of you resents the other's decision when it comes to personal development, than one of you is holding the other back.

    To me it seems like a no-brainer. You clearly seem to see Cam as more prestigious as Edin, else you would stay at Edin for a Masters too. Stick with Cam, smash that degree - your gf will want what's best for YOU and ultimately, that'll impact your relationship positively.

    Shorter terms at Cam = longer holidays to visit each other
    Different unis = chance to see 2 different cities
    Oxbridge on the CV = a multitude of doors open to you and exposure to things most of us would never get at a good university


    If none of this convinces you. Ask yourself why you applied to Cam in the first place?


    Relationships should never affect decisions like this - unless you have a child involved I would do what is best for yourself & the rest will fit into place.
    18/19 is an awfully young age to weld yourself to another person so indefinitely, at a great risk to your own career & professional development.

    This is my opinion. Any time I've made a decision, i've done so without my current relationship in mind, and I've never regretted it because I've ultimately benefitted so even if that relationship doesn't work out, I'm exactly where I wanted to be.
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    Read the last few posts...

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    And the footnote on the OP
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    And the footnote on the OP
    Are people blind???

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    Are people blind???

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    I deleted the post within a minute of posting as I realised... Think you replied within seconds of me posting....
 
 
 

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