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Without trying to generalise/dismiss, I have heard LOTS of people say that Durham is filled with private school oxbridge rejects. Of course I know that this cannot be true all throughout the university, though I would like to know if anyone is at Durham either as an ex-private or ex-state school student, how they find the ratio:
Are there certain colleges/subjects that are more 'posh' than others?
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https://www.dur.ac.uk/resources/ug.a...ndependent.pdf

https://www.dur.ac.uk/resources/stud...ool/171-11.pdf
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Yes it is, but once everyone settles after their second term they're all just normal students. Awfull repetitive fashion sense asides
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(Original post by The Antagonist)
Yes it is, but once everyone settles after their second term they're all just normal students. Awfull repetitive fashion sense asides
This^

First term at Exeter was incredibly cliquey amongst the posh kids.. but now no one really cares as much.

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A lot are Oxbridge rejects, that is true, and there are a fair few posh people. Recent stats about private school education revealed that Hatfield and Castle (my college) have the highest proportion. But as said above, it's not an issue at all (except on Durfess of late!).
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A LOT of Oxbridge rejects from what I'm told. The area and college system is free bait, some colleges are cluster****ed, others aren't so much, but after a few years it'll die down.
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My friend who used to wear snapbacks now goes to a black tie event twice a week, polo and shooting. So I guess it is.
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You can be as posh or unposh as you want really. It is entirely possible to not wear a gown, black tie etc during your three years, or to wear them nearly every day.
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Wow, avoid Hatfield if you're thinking of applying. Sounds like Hell, lol.
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