Thursday Thursday, October 2, 2014
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?
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
Woohoo: Never a dull moment
Boohoo: Never a spare one either
Oxford University's colleges are as below. For more info on each of them, just click the link:
Tel: (01865) 288 000
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