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Seeing as the download is 2.8GB (it's the 64-bit image you will download, so make sure that your computer is 64-bit. It probably will be, but best to check anyway) you might want to go up to your university campus and download from there. At least then you'll have a faster connection with fewer restrictions.
To read more about this, head on over to the ZDNet iGeneration blog.