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    (Original post by Montarnna)
    Not too sure if anyone has mentioned it, but MIT is so gorgeous





    One out of three isn't bad
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    (Original post by Craghyrax)
    [COLOR=#0099FF]No imsoacademic. All Universities have ugly buildings :shifty:

    Including Oxford and Cambridge:


    Christ's College, Cambridge
    Yep, Typewriter Block is an eyesore. But tbh, I think all of the other buildings cancel Typewriter out.

    But, I do agree, you have a point about all universities having ugly buildings... It's just Cambridge doesn't have that many...

    (Original post by Montarnna)
    Not too sure if anyone has mentioned it, but MIT is so gorgeous


    Bloody hell, what is that? URGH! And I'm surprised seeing that's MIT. :eek:

    (Original post by FinalFlash)
    How about Barts and the London Medicine School.




    :eek: :eek: :eek: WOW! That makes Imperial look so bad...

    Speaking of which, how come no one's mentioned Imperial?
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    (Original post by Montarnna)
    Not too sure if anyone has mentioned it, but MIT is so gorgeous





    First building is nice enough, the others not so much in my opinion. I like ancient buildings that feel like hundreds of people have been learning there, a real tradition of education and knowledge, hence Durham, Edinburgh etc. New buildings just don't have that feeling for me.
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    Further to the pictures posted earlier on in the thread, I aim to continue to demonstrate why we're clearly the best looking (in Scotland, at least) :

    The GUU on the right, (one of the two student unions on campus) with Pearce Lodge on the left.



    Lilybank House



    The Faculty of Arts



    Bower Building



    Kelvin Building



    Professors Square



    ... and some of the new:

    Wolfson Medical School



    Fraser Building



    Alwyn Williams Building



    The less said about the Rankine, Adam Smith, Boyd Orr, QMU and Maths Buildings however, the better. I vote we nuke the 1960s.

    And my vote for best looking university around? Penn or Duke. Not Warwick.
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    (Original post by 0404343m)

    The less said about the Rankine, Adam Smith, Boyd Orr, QMU and Maths Buildings however, the better. I vote we nuke the 1960s.
    What about the poor ole Joe Black? :p:
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    Did someone say snow?



    That's All Souls College, Oxford.

    And again:



    In terms of surroundings, I'd say the University of British Columbia is really nice.
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    Does anyone have any more photos of international unis? It would be nice to see how they compare to UK ones.
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    (Original post by NDGAARONDI)
    Did someone say snow?

    That's All Souls College, Oxford.
    All Souls is by far the nicest college - an aerial photo doesn't do it justice.
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    (Original post by nexttime)
    All Souls is by far the nicest college - an aerial photo doesn't do it justice.
    I can imagine. I might be able to go to an event there. No idea if I'm allowed to take photos of it whilst in there though.
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    (Original post by nexttime)
    All Souls is by far the nicest college - an aerial photo doesn't do it justice.
    Too nice for students
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    Wow, some real beauties on this thread. I especially liked the wacky MIT buildings, i love that kind of architecture.
    For me though, nothing will ever quite match the majesty of some of those Oxbridge colleges.

    My uni (Newcastle) isn't as pretty, but i love it just the same






    The city itself has some wonderful architecture though:







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    (Original post by JCM89)
    One out of three isn't bad
    I agree about the MIT! Some of the buildings are quite factory-esque. Have you seen Simmons Hall?
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    (Original post by nk9230)
    I agree about the MIT! Some of the buildings are quite factory-esque. Have you seen Simmons Hall?
    Yes! That building looks just like a computer chip standing on its edge. Bizarre. Perhaps I'm just not a fan of straight lines. I prefer more decorative and romantic buildings.

    Pic of Simmons Hall:

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    (Original post by JCM89)
    Yes! That building looks just like a computer chip standing on its edge. Bizarre. Perhaps I'm just not a fan of straight lines. I prefer more decorative and romantic buildings.

    Pic of Simmons Hall:

    I honestly love Simmons. If I get in to MIT, that is where I would want to stay.
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    (Original post by nk9230)
    I honestly love Simmons. If I get in to MIT, that is where I would want to stay.
    If you get in then please post some photos of the interior... I've only seen it from the outside
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    OMG. I just looked up that Simmons Hall place. It has a sodding ball pit.



    I officially hate my life, and want to live there.
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    MIT has a ball pit?? ...can you go in?! Or is it blocked off and "art"? How odd!
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    no, you can go in! there's loads of pictures on flickr of people rolling around in there!

    I can't even imagine the foulness of that ball pit if it was in my halls.
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    :O A ball pit at uni! Amazing!
    some things really are just too good to be kept only for kids...
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    I think England as they tend to have the historial buildings, but in Oz probably ANU - it's very scenic...

    Problem is, it's large so if you're doing a science and arts degree you're stuffed lol as it takes at least a quater of an hour to get from one side to the other.
 
 
 
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