Warwick or Durham for corp fin/Investment banking?


I'm 17 atm and I have offers from Warwick and Durham for accounting and finance. Like most people, I would like to apply for investment banking grad schemes at firms of all sizes, or big 4 corporate finance

I live in the North so Durham works great for me logistically. However, I'm aware Warwick is targeted way more than Durham, despite Durham being strong.

My question is, is the benefit from having the reputation of Warwick on your CV so much greater than having Durham that I should go to live in Warwick?

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Jan 28, 2021 - 6:43pm

They are both Russell Group, neither are exactly Oxbridge type target so is the difference that big? You will have no issue getting into the big 4 with either (they take on lots of polytechnics too) and you should be fine getting a bank internship with both as well. FWIW from my Uni days Durham is meant to be an infinitely more fun student experience.

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