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  Cambridge University Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Cambridge University Press publishes the finest academic and educational writing from around the world.
As a department of the University of Cambridge, its purpose is to further the University's objective of advancing knowledge, education, learning, and research.
Cambridge is not just a leading British publisher, it is the oldest printer and publisher in the world and one of the largest academic publishers globally.
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  University of Cambridge
In Cambridge, as at Oxford, the earliest colleges made use of the nearest parish church as their place of worship, and Pembroke, which dates from 1347, was the first which had from the beginning a chapel for its members within its own precincts.
The Cambridge University system may be defined as one which subjects all candidates for degrees, and for all university and college distinctions, to the test of competitive examinations, held at fixed intervals, and which allows the preparation and study for these examinations to be held whenever, and in whatever way, the individual thinks proper.
Apart from the beauty and interest possessed by the individual colleges, a peculiar charm common to nearly all is their picturesque position on the bank of the little river Cam, the buildings and gardens of the larger colleges extending on either side of the river, which is spanned by nine bridges.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/c/cambridge,university_of.html   (4397 words)

 Cambridge University Colleges
Clare College The College was founded in 1326 and was the first of the Oxford and Cambridge foundations to provide for a Master, Fellows and Scholars in a single community.
Jesus College The College was founded in 1496, and it originally consisted of buildings taken over from the nunnery of St Mary and St Radegund: namely the chapel, and the cloister attached to it; the nuns' refectory, which became the college hall; and the former lodging of the prioress, which became the Master's Lodge.
Corpus Christi College Corpus Christi College is one of the ancient colleges of the University of Cambridge.
www.camplus.co.uk /cambridge_university_colleges.htm   (440 words)

 ipedia.com: University of Cambridge Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Cambridge and the University of Oxford, referred to together as Oxbridge, vie for the position of best overall university in the UK (see Oxbridge rivalry).
Cambridge is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
Admission to Cambridge colleges used to be dependent on knowledge of Latin and Greek, subjects taught principally in Britain at public schools - restricting entry to members of the British social elite.
www.ipedia.com /university_of_cambridge.html   (1355 words)

 Pomona College : The Office of Study Abroad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Jesus College, built around a 12th-century convent, incorporates some of the oldest buildings in Cambridge and is located on spacious grounds on the northeast side of the lovely university town of Cambridge, close to the River Cam.
University College London (UCL), founded in 1826, is the oldest and largest College of the University of London.
University College, often referred to as “Univ,” was founded in 1249 and is one of the oldest Oxford colleges.
www.pomona.edu /adwr/studyabroad/programs/england.shtml   (1691 words)

 Cambridge Tourist Information on AboutBritain.com
Cambridge has always enjoyed a reputation for being at the forefront of scientific research, and today it is a thriving place, considered to be a centre for hi-tech industries and referred to locally as "Silicon Fen".
This is the jewel in the crown of the college and of Cambridge itself, a magnificent example of Gothic architecture.The interior is breathtaking, with the combination of the delicately fan-vaulted roof, the lavish woodcarving and the 16th century stained glass.
Apart from the colleges, the University Buildings of importance are, the University Church - Great St. Mary’s — built in the 15th century, with the galleries added in the mid 18th century, when it became popular for large congregations to gather to hear the sermons preached by great scholars.
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 Churchill College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Churchill College is one of the thirty-one colleges of the University of Cambridge, and is set in grounds of some forty acres on one of the largest sites of any Cambridge college.
The College was created as an international multidisciplinary community for the study of the sciences and the humanities in order to meet the national need for scientists and technologists, and to forge links with industry.
The University (comprising central administration, academic departments and Colleges) is responsible for faculties and departments, the large central libraries (which complement the College Library), the provision of lectures and student examinations (including the awarding of degrees).
www.winstonchurchillfoundation.org /College.html   (287 words)

 Scarf Colours of the Colleges of the University of Cambridge
Scarf Colours of the Colleges of the University of Cambridge
At each college, some sports clubs have retained their own individual colours on scarves and ties - in most cases students are entitled to wear these only if they have been awarded colours for representing the college at that sport.
There are also scarves for various university sports clubs, and "blues" and "half-blues" scarves, awarded for representing the University against the University of Oxford in certain sports.
www.queens.cam.ac.uk /Queens/Misc/Colours/index.html   (235 words)

 Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University : IFSA-Butler Programs : England : Cambridge University
Cambridge University is one of the crown jewels of the English university system.
The faculties of the university are responsible for teaching and scholarship within their disciplines and provide tutors to students within their disciplines in the colleges.
Cambridge University organizes formal weekly lectures on myriad academic subjects, and all students at the University, regardless of college, are welcome to attend.
www.ifsa-butler.org /programs/england/cambridge   (439 words)

 Providence College - University of Cambridge, England
Cambridge is a busy market town and regional center situated on the banks of the River Cam.
Cambridge is a clean, compact and pleasant city with plenty of green open spaces and medieval buildings.
Homerton College at the University of Cambridge offers PC students an opportunity to pursue a full year of intensive study in the liberal arts and sciences and teacher education.
www.providence.edu /PCAbroad/Programs/Cambridge.htm   (411 words)

 Colleges of the University of Cambridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These colleges are the primary source of accommodation for undergraduates and graduates at the University, and help to arrange teaching in collaboration with the University departments and faculties.
Although various colleges are traditionally strong in a particular subject or subjects, for example Churchill has a bias towards the sciences, the colleges all admit students for the whole range of subjects.
Cavendish College, a failed attempt to allow poorer students to sit the Tripos examinations, whose buildings were bought by Homerton at the turn of the previous century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Colleges_of_the_University_of_Cambridge   (405 words)

 University of Cambridge - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Cambridge University was founded in 363BC, and for centuries was one of the most prestigious seats of learning in the Klingon-speaking world (and therefore the world, since everyone knows Klingon-speaking people are better than everyone else).
The college was founded in 1066 in recognition of the efforts of Sir Peter House in the creation of House Music, which he had presented to King Lemuel XIV on a silver platter earlier that year, to the King's great enjoyment.
Luton Airport is one of the ancient colleges of the University of Cambridge.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/University_of_Cambridge   (4129 words)

 GPP - Health Sciences - University of Cambridge (England)
The National Institutes of Health-University of Cambridge Health Science Scholars Program is a special interdisciplinary program committed to scholarship in the training of exceptional students in various areas of basic biomedical research or clinical research leading to a Doctor of Philosophy degree awarded by the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
The University of Cambridge is one of the world's most prestigious universities and has been home to the research activities of numerous Nobel laureates and other acclaimed scientists in many areas of biomedical research.
While at the University of Cambridge students will stay in one of the Cambridge Colleges and be immersed in Cambridge student community life.
gpp.nih.gov /Applicants/ProspectiveStudents/Cambridge   (464 words)

 Thermodynamics 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The second oldest of the Cambridge colleges, with a foundation date of 1326, Clare is located just a short walk away from the centre of Cambridge yet enjoys a peaceful location in extensive riverside gardens.
The college campus spans the River Cam, seventeenth century Old Court lying east of the river and the twentieth century buildings on the Memorial Court to the west.
St Catharine's College was founded in 1473 and is situated in the centre of Cambridge.
www.the-conference.com /thermo2003/venue.html   (1070 words)

 The Medieval Academy
Given that Henry held a grudge against Cambridge for producing such vocal opponents to his divorce of Catherine of Aragon as the Michaelhouse martyr John Fisher, the masters and principals of the nine foundations probably thought they were escaping lightly by simply being made part of a new royal college.
The townspeople of Cambridge didn’t like University scholars for a number of reasons, so when they gained possession of the University Chest, where all the most important records and charters were kept, they made a bonfire of them in the Market Square.
Gregory, who holds a doctorate from Cambridge, is herself a bit of a mystery, being variously described as a former police officer who once worked in a coroner’s office in Yorkshire, an expert in marine pollution, a medievalist, a member of the Medieval Murderers, and (according to her) a biologist.
www.medievalacademy.org /medacnews/news_gregory.htm   (1532 words)

 Reporter 06/07/05: The Colleges of the University of Cambridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The role of the Senior Tutors' Committee is to develop policy and to represent the educational function of the Colleges in the University and in other inter-collegiate and, where appropriate, external bodies.
The Secretary's role is to guide and support the Senior Tutors' Committee in carrying through its business so that the Colleges may most effectively work together with the University on matters of undergraduate and graduate education.
The appointment will be for a period of up to three years, and it is envisaged that it would involve full-time secondment from a College or University post, although applications from candidates interested in job-sharing at a lesser level of secondment will also be considered.
www.admin.cam.ac.uk /reporter/2004-05/weekly/6006/31.html   (279 words)

 Find in a Library: Statutes for the University of Cambridge and for the colleges within it made, published and approved ...
Find in a Library: Statutes for the University of Cambridge and for the colleges within it made, published and approved (1878-1882) under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1877 : with an appendix of acts and orders.
Statutes for the University of Cambridge and for the colleges within it made, published and approved (1878-1882) under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1877 : with an appendix of acts and orders.
Universities and colleges -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/a4616c3406d9abbea19afeb4da09e526.html   (159 words)

 Cambridge University
Cambridge's first college, Peterhouse, was endowed by Hugh de Balsham, the Bishop of Ely, in 1284.
The colleges, halls, and houses are promiscuously scattered up and down among the other parts, and some even among the meanest of the other buildings; yet they are incorporated together, by the name of the university, and are governed apart, and distinct from the town, which they are so intermixed with.
As the colleges are many, and the gentlemen entertained in them are a very great number, the trade of the town very much depends upon them, and the tradesman may justly be said to get their bread by the colleges.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /EDcambridge.htm   (380 words)

 Cambridge Summer 2006
The University of Cambridge is a premier institution of higher learning with a continuous tradition of education dating back to the beginning of the thirteenth century.
The Cambridge University International Society is a good way to meet others.
The UW Oshkosh Cambridge Experience was started as a semester long program in 1999.
www.uwosh.edu /faculty_staff/mihalick/cambridge.html   (365 words)

 Lesley University - Cambridge, MA - Colleges of Distinction
Lesley University - Cambridge, MA - Colleges of Distinction
A combination of expert faculty, stimulating classes, hands-on learning, career-focused internships and a wide variety of co-curricular choices challenges, inspires and prepares students to become catalysts and leaders in their professions and communities.
Opportunities for making new friends in “America’s college town” are ample too; Lesley students are among the nearly 230,000 who study in Boston annually....
www.collegesofdistinction.com /collegetemplates/default.asp?cid=468   (248 words)

 Art Museums, Galleries and Collections Worldwide
Darwin College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge.
Standing on the bank of the River Cam adjacent to Queens College, Cambridge, it was founded in 1964 by three of the University's older colleges Trinity College, Gonville and Caius and St. John's College.
The college hosts the annual Darwin lectures, a series of talks for a general audience around a single theme, given by eminent speakers who are leading authorities in their fields.
www.topofart.com /museums/950   (271 words)

Clare College was founded by Elizabeth de Clare in 1336 and Mary of Chatillion, established Pembroke College in 1347.
The effective centre of Cambridge is King's Parade, a street with houses on one side and the wide expanse of King's College on the other.
Parallel to King's Parade, on the other side of King's College, is a continuous stretch of riverside gardens and lawns linking half a dozen colleges, and a popular place for students and punting parties during the summer.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ITcambridge.htm   (464 words)

 University of Cambridge: The Colleges
The Colleges appoint their own staff and are responsible for selecting students, in accordance with University regulations.
The teaching of students is shared between the Colleges and University departments.
The Colleges and the University support access initiatives to encourage applications from able students from both state and independent schools.
www.cam.ac.uk /colleges   (389 words)

 Silicon Fen Business Report | Silicon Fen
The Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning at the Cambridge University's Judge Business School was launched on 1st September 2003 with a mission to 'Spread the spirit of Enterprise' by providing educational activities to inspire and build skills in the practice of entrepreneurship.
Hermann holds an MA in Physics from Vienna University and a PhD in Physics from the Cavendish Laboratory at King's College, Cambridge.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and of the Royal Academy of Engineering, an Honorary Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, Hermann holds honorary doctorates from the Universities of Bath, Loughborough and from Anglia Polytechnic, and was awarded an Honorary CBE for "innovative service to the UK enterprise sector" in 2001.
www.siliconfenbusiness.com /viewcomp.php?id=108   (704 words)

 University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
Cambridge ESOL exams are the world's leading range of certificates for learners of English.
They can help you gain entrance to a university or college, improve your job prospects and measure your progress in English.
Cambridge ESOL's world renowned Teaching Awards provide a route into the English Language Teaching profession for new teachers, and first class career development opportunities for experienced teachers.
www.cambridgeesol.org   (123 words)

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