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What do you look at first when choosing a uni?





Choosing a uni is like choosing a house. It is a way of life. What factors do you look at first in deciding where to study?

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University of Oxford

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Overview
Sex ratio (M:F): 53:47 Full-time undergraduates: 11,332
Applications per place: 5 Points range: 340-360
Flunk rate: 2.6% Unemployed after 6mths: 7.4%
Booze Index: £2.45
Av. housing cost per week: £101.58
Av. debt per year: £5,202 Access fund: £427,967
Cost of living: £££££  

Oxford is the oldest and most prestigious university of the land, along with Cambridge of course, making it the bees knobbly knees of the studying world...more detail It’s impossible to make generalisations - students only really see it in the shape of its 39 colleges and seven private halls, all with their own quirks and characteristics. The city itself is elegant and attractive, packed with olde worlde pubs (at new world prices), although the club scene is far from appealing...more on entertainment The vast majority of student life revolves around the colleges, however, where everyone worms their way into their books. There’s a Uni-wide SU but each College has its own JCR – a sort of mini-union that co-ordinates ents, wrangles with the College bigwigs and manages gazillions of societies...more on the SU Sports are hockey-putting, oar-roaring fabulous – in recent years, Oxford have been trouncing Cambridge at the top end of the student sports league (think boat race)...more on sports City housing’s pricey, but that’s not much of a problem since almost everyone can live in College for at least two years, sometimes for the duration...more on housing

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Never a spare one either

Oxford University's colleges are as below. For more info on each of them, just click the link:

Balliol College, Oxford
Pembroke College, Oxford
Brasenose College, Oxford The Queen's College, Oxford
Christ Church, Oxford
Regent's Park, Oxford
Corpus Christi, Oxford
Somerville College, Oxford
Exeter College, Oxford
St Anne's College, Oxford
Greyfriars Hall, Oxford
St Catherine's College, Oxford
Harris Manchester College, Oxford
St Edmund Hall, Oxford
Hertford College, Oxford
St Hilda's College, Oxford
Jesus College, Oxford
St Hugh's College, Oxford
Keble College, Oxford St John's College, Oxford
Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
St Peter's College, Oxford
Lincoln College, Oxford Trinity College, Oxford
Magdalen College, Oxford University College, Oxford
Mansfield College, Oxford Wadham College, Oxford
Merton College, Oxford Worcester College, Oxford
Oriel College, Oxford  

Tel: (01865) 288 000
E-mail:
undergraduate.admissions@admin.ox.ac.uk
Website: www.ox.ac.uk

Text in italics is Push's opinion - take it or leave it Last updated on: Tuesday, July 27, 2010

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