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    unmatched

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    time, inspiring not just Oxford and Cambridge but universities worldwide. The Bishop of Winchester, William of Wykeham displayed unmatched drive and ambition. Funded by deep pockets, he built the New College of St Mary. There already was a College of St Mary in Oxford (now commonly known as Oriel) but religious dedication was more important than originality in 1379. From scratch the good bishop cleared one of the most undesirable areas of Oxford to erect a purpose built college, with all the required

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    Servival

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    collective of colleges and halls has flourished throughout the centuries, individual colleges not up to the task, or opposed to national rulers, have disappeared or been swallowed by their more powerful neighbours. Henry Vlll’s brutal assaults on colleges disagreeing with his religious policies caused the closure of St Bernard’s, Durham and Gloucester. Following the king’s death each of the plundered properties were acquired by influential men of wealth who established new colleges on ready made

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    Introduction

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    Introduction Today the University of Oxford attracts students with ferocious academic appetites in a melting pot that builds on the past and embraces the future. Medieval buildings have been supplemented with science parks that are at the very cutting edge of technology. A leading poll has just placed Oxford as the best university in Britain. 26 British prime ministers, along with global leaders, bishops and Nobel Prize winners have been forged at Oxford. This ability for change is masked by the

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    Cambridge University

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    "My parents didn't go to university and weren't brought up in England. They hadn't heard of any universities other than 'Cambridge' or 'Oxford’ " - Richard Ayoade. This Quote by Richard Ayoade reflects how great and prestigious Oxford and Cambridge were made out to be. Everybody wanted to go there and everybody knew about them. Over the centuries, both the universities have achieved greater and greater things than before. Today, facts throughout all the centuries, decades, and years of Cambridge

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    Kell

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    Founded 1990 full college status 1994. Named after Will Keith Kellogg. Men and Women – Postgraduates 810. (180 full time) Although relatively modern, Kellogg College is one of the most unusual and pioneering colleges in Oxford, because it occupies a niche that caters for mainly part-time adult students with only around 25% full-time. From the very outset the college was conceived to provide for the needs of men and women who wished to study at the highest level, while continuing to attend to their

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    days, the situation seems to be inconsistent with the past as there are 10% more women entering into universities than men in 2010-2011. Moreover, there seems to be almost twice as many female students than male students. (Ratcliffe,2013). This essay aims to give a timeline of the key events that led to the equality of women in higher education as well as when degrees were awarded to women on Oxford and Cambridge. History and statistics According to the research shown by Brown (2011C), the

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    Regents Park

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    its Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture. Many theology students from other colleges will come for tuition at Regent’s Park, such is its expertise in this area. Regent’s Park is situated just north of the city centre and has over 150 students, around a third are postgraduates. The college tries to house all its undergraduates but this can be tricky and is not guaranteed. Unusually for Oxford it can house a certain number of couples and families. Despite its small numbers the college also

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    greentemp

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    Founded 2008 by merger between: Templeton College (1965) and Green College (1979). Men and Women –Postgraduate only 550. It’s easy to think that an ancient university like Oxford gets locked in a timeless unchanging environment where tradition rules at the expense of modernity. Of course no institution could survive for 800 years without being adaptable and this university is nothing if not opportunistic. Individual colleges that do not change to suit the times either disappear or get swallowed

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    St benetys

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    considers to be the best values of the ancient Oxford halls of learning. This objective has drawn some criticism from sections of the university community who believe the values of a liberal education that foster free and critical debate are not being encouraged. Issues of equal opportunity have also been debated. The college was founded as a Benedictine institution to provide a place of study in Oxford for the Catholic monks of Ampleforth Abbey in 1897. The college now specialises in theology, philosophy

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    University

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    a romantic whisper that University College was really founded in 872 by King Alfred. However historians with their irritating insistence on concrete facts have dismissed this, estimating the real date of foundation at 1249. Nevertheless there are legitimate, if debatable claims, that even at this date it is the oldest college in Oxford. (Be prepared for this to be challenged by the good people of Merton and Balliol.) King Alfred is believed to have erected a hall in Oxford for students around 872

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