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Warwick vs Imperial for maths

I'm rly torn between these 2 unis on which one to firm. The factors I care about most in order are:
1. job prospects
2. social life
3. course
4. location

Imperial is probably better for job prospects since it's a more prestigious uni overall. Warwick is ranked roughly the same as it for maths but idk whether employers are likely to know that. I'm also considering applying to Oxbridge for a masters and I assume that if I got in, my undergrad uni would be less relevant but of course it's gonna be hard to get in so I don't wanna rely on it.

Warwick seems like it would have a better social life, since Imperial has more introverted students, more internationals who probably tend to stick with each other and a much worse gender ratio. Although I guess social life is largely up to how you make it.

Warwick's course has more options and pure modules which is quite nice but Imperial's seems like it teaches more useful skills for a career. Imperial also seems to have a relatively higher workload.

London seems like a better city to live in, but I like Warwick's campus a lot so that probably makes up for it. Also, in first year my commute for Imperial would be roughly 40 mins compared to < 5 mins at Warwick, although that's not a deal breaker for me.

Overall, it seems that Warwick would be slightly better for uni life while Imperial would be slightly better for my career. This is making the decision rly hard so could anyone give me advice on which uni I should firm?
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Hi Revi64! As I previously did, I recommend you to look for the alumni or current students of math major in both universities via LinkedIn.Some of them may ignore you, yet some others would be glad to help. I turned down one offer after I talked with the people I found through LinkedIn.
Warwick is very well known in industry and is a target uni for investment banks and management consulting firms, if that is your concern. Really professionally and academically they're going to be pretty much the same. The differences will be in specific differences in course structure and optional modules choices, and obviously the very big difference in what it will be like living and studying in London vs a suburb of Coventry (and the costs associated with those options).
Original post by Revi64
I'm rly torn between these 2 unis on which one to firm. The factors I care about most in order are:
1. job prospects
2. social life
3. course
4. location
Imperial is probably better for job prospects since it's a more prestigious uni overall. Warwick is ranked roughly the same as it for maths but idk whether employers are likely to know that. I'm also considering applying to Oxbridge for a masters and I assume that if I got in, my undergrad uni would be less relevant but of course it's gonna be hard to get in so I don't wanna rely on it.
Warwick seems like it would have a better social life, since Imperial has more introverted students, more internationals who probably tend to stick with each other and a much worse gender ratio. Although I guess social life is largely up to how you make it.
Warwick's course has more options and pure modules which is quite nice but Imperial's seems like it teaches more useful skills for a career. Imperial also seems to have a relatively higher workload.
London seems like a better city to live in, but I like Warwick's campus a lot so that probably makes up for it. Also, in first year my commute for Imperial would be roughly 40 mins compared to < 5 mins at Warwick, although that's not a deal breaker for me.
Overall, it seems that Warwick would be slightly better for uni life while Imperial would be slightly better for my career. This is making the decision rly hard so could anyone give me advice on which uni I should firm?

Sort of also just depends on what sort of social life you want, Ie warwick will be way more chill, pubs etc occasional night out in coventry. Whereas being London will be less pubs and way more clubs and of course being in the capital will be super fast paced
At Cambridge, it seemed the majority of people with conditional offers whose only concern was STEP (i.e. getting the A*s wasn't seen as a hurdle) insured Warwick.

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