We can count better than Cambridge

LinkedIn reckons we’re shit at finance, but at least we suck less than Cambridge


Didn’t get into Oxbridge? Get over it. Here’s the definitive proof that we’re better than them.

LinkedIn’s just released its uni league tables for career prospects, and they reckon we make better accountants than Cambridge grads.

We can actually make sense of this, unlike those nitwits at Cambridge

We can actually make sense of this, unlike those nitwits at Cambridge

We ranked two places ahead of Cambridge in their Accounting category – we snapped up 14th place while Cambridge limped in at a measly 16th.

And if you’re an artsy wanker who dreams of filming Russell Brand’s next video rant, you’re in the right place. We also beat the toffs at wasting our lives on TV and Facebook – we ranked 6th in the Media category, leaving Cambridge behind in 7th place.

We're better at this kinda thing than Cambridge

We’re better at this kinda thing than Cambridge

But the victory might be a bit short-lived – we have pretty shit prospects in the other categories.

According to LinkedIn, if you want to go into Finance, your competition from Aston, Strathclyde and Loughborough are miles better than you. We’re only the 17th-best in the country at getting grads into Finance jobs, while they’re ranked 7th, 10th and 16th.

But do NOT take Cambridge on when it comes to actual finance or banking

But do NOT take Cambridge on when it comes to actual finance or banking

And apparently Big Issue Jeff has inspired no one to be a good salesman, because you’re less likely to get into Marketing than grads from Bath, Aston and Surrey Unis.