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What is the lowest ranking university you would be happy to attend Watch

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    Probably Warwick is the lowest I'd like to go. I would only be happy however if i was at Oxbridge/LSE or warwick. However if i was studying say medicine there are loads of other unis such as kings,imperial etc
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    (Original post by cpj1987)
    I'd have been happy to attend the very lowest, if it were right for me.
    Absolutely. Some people really need to climb over their over inflated egos:rolleyes:
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    Deleted the post as realized this thread is pointless......
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    Oxbridge
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    (Original post by hobnob)
    The one you're at (whichever it is today).
    This. Mr Hereford is quite good at fabricating his university career, here is some examples:

    (Original post by T.Hereford)
    Wow!! That's amazing lol

    yeh, I think Leeds is going to be insurance. I can't decide if I should put Durham or Bristol as my firm. They so similar in terms of academic prestigue and are about the same level in the league tables. Comparing Durham and Bristol is like comparing Oxford and Cambrridge or Leeds and Manchester - they're are soooooooooooo similar!!!!! Which one would you put as your firm if you were in my situation? [22/1/09]

    I gained a 2:1 for my degree but I never understand why a 2:2 ius frowned upon. It's not as if it's a really terrible grade [14/3/09] [N.B- if the above quote was for postgraduate- you don't apply in the same way, and thus don't have 'firms and insurances', hence at least one must be a lie]

    My future uni - Durham is number 8!!!! I'm very happy. [29/6/08]

    Hi ya, I've applied for English. It's strange that they are completely different unis / cities but I love both equally. It's gonna be a hard choice. [18/1/08] [In a thread you started about Dur vs Manchester]

    History. What subject have you applied for? I've been offered places at Leeds and Queen Mary. I'm waiting for the rest. I'm really suprised I was offered a place at Leeds because it's a heavily oversubcribed uni especially in History which has 14 applications per place. [22/1/09]

    I'm trying to deicde between the University of Sheffield and the University of East Anglia as my insurance choice. Which one has the better reputation / prestige? [28/02/07]

    thanks guys? does anyone know the chances of gettin straight maths through clearing at Nottingham, Mancehster or Birmingham unis? [24/10/06]

    Does anyone know anything about Nottingham's SCITT PGCE (Primary) course. On the website it says you spend 4 out of 5 days in school and the fifth day is a study day which you spend at home, the library etc. on related tasks and preparation of assignments. You have three teaching practice periods during the year. It sounds quite intensive, is anyone here on the course or knows someone on the course who'd be able to give me some advice. [16/10/06]

    Alright mate, go to Edinburgh. I'm studying at Edinburgh and having a quality time. Plus Edinburgh has a much better reputation then Loughborugh, especially with graduate employers. Edinburgh is one of the 'big boys' in Britain because it's one of the Russell Group universities [25/10/05]
    Not convinced? Here's some more:

    (Original post by T.Hereford)
    No don't go to Durham. Yes, it is a very good univeristy but I think the City of Durham is just a glorified village! I went there to visit to see if I wanted to go to Durham Uni. I liked the uni but I felt the ''city'' was dead boring. There's absolutely nothing to do and I was bored out of brain. Also, after 5pm it's more or less a ghost town.

    don't go to york! yes, it's a very good uni and it's a very pretty city, but when i visited the uni it was just full of geeks. it even has the nickname of the ''University of DORK'' and was voted Britian's most boring university. Don't get me worng the students were very nice and friendly but also very geeky and would not know a good time if it slapped them in the face and said ''hello, I'm a good time.''

    Hi I'm hoping to go to one of the follwing unis in 2008.

    University of Birmingham;

    University of Mancehster;

    University of Nottingham.


    Now I'm not going to chhose a uni purely based on the social life but which uni would you say out of those 3 has the most lively / loudest students
    Yet this is the same person who tells us what to believe in regards to university reputation? This clown wouldn't know the first thing about higher education if it bit him on the backside. Personally, I doubt he's ever been to university, every post is about ranking or 'prestige'. Approach with caution, folks, you're not going to get good advice out of this one.

    Incidentally, he's also incredibly good at blanking out any criticism directed at him, and picking up the very occasional post from those that do, using that as 'proof' that he's right. The quicker people learn to ignore/hijack his threads, the better.

    I vote for the good old thread hijack- how is everyone doing today?
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    (Original post by 0404343m)


    Yet this is the same person who tells us what to believe in regards to university reputation? This clown wouldn't know the first thing about higher education if it bit him on the backside. Personally, I doubt he's ever been to university, every post is about ranking or 'prestige'. Approach with caution, folks, you're not going to get good advice out of this one.

    Incidentally, he's also incredibly good at blanking out any criticism directed at him, and picking up the very occasional post from those that do, using that as 'proof' that he's right. The quicker people learn to ignore/hijack his threads, the better.

    I vote for the good old thread hijack- how is everyone doing today?
    :rolleyes:
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    Royal Holloway, but when I say that I think it's a good university & not in a way that I look down upon it (if that makes sense :confused:)
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    Nottingham
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    Warwick.
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    SOAS (theres only ~10 unis i would have wanted to go to).
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    Oxford
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    Looking at the Times ranking, it'd be Dundee for me (50th). Except that I definitely wouldn't be happy living in Dundee so it'll have to be the one above it, Oxford Brookes.
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    Any ranking, providing the course offered me exactly what I wanted. Very few universities offer advanced studies in econometrics, so I was actually very limited with my choice of university to begin with.
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    For the course I chose I only considered two universities so I would have only been happy to attend either of those. The one with the 'lowest' ranking was Heythrop College UoL, but it isn't actually ranked on league tables because it's a specialist college so really...I can't answer the question very well.
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    I go to Middlesex and thats wayy at the bottom..!!
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    Either Royal Holloway or Goldsmiths, both of which have excellent Music departments :yes:
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    I can't believe people are seriously saying Warwick. I think Middlesex, if I managed to find myself in this dire situation. Let's hope not, eh.
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    Probably up to Royal Royal (around top 30). But that's taking my A-level grades into account, there's no way I'll be happy going anywhere lower when people with similar grades are going to top 10-15 unis. Actually, I'm not even sure if I would even go to uni if that was to be the case, I'll probably start an apprenticeship which requires good A-level grades and then have another go at the best unis.
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    I don't really give a c**p about ranking, its the places I like and the atmosphere.

    But saying that, all the uni's I've liked are rated pretty highly. Hah
 
 
 
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