Hello, today I tell you about the Cambridge University. From Denis Kuznetsov, student of 11a class.
Information about the University The University has grown from a gathering of people of the city of Cambridge that was formed in 1209 by scholars who left Oxford due to the fact that Oxford student killed a woman from the city. In 1214 were made formal University rules. It was administered by the rector and the program with exams at the end of the year. In the middle ages all knowledge about the world obtained in the monasteries. The main difference from the monasteries became the learning Sciences, philosophy ,logic , mathematics. The universities of Cambridge and Oxford are often together referred to as "Oxbridge". However, these universities have a long history of rivalry with each other.
Rivals Cambridge University Oxford university
Departments Arts and Humanities Faculty of Architecture and History of Art Faculty of Classics Faculty of English Faculty of Music Faculty of Philosophy … Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty of Human, Social and Political Science Faculty of Economics Faculty of Education Faculty of History Department of History and Philosophy of Science …
Tuition In the 2011-2012 academic year tuition for international students was £11829 for items 1 and 2 groups (archaeology ,Economics , pedagogy, law, linguistics, mathematics, psychology and others), £15480 — for subjects 3 groups (architecture, geography, music), £18000 — for subjects 4 groups (engineering, computer science and others), £28632 — for items 5 groups (medicine and veterinary). The minimum living cost for international students is about £8000 a year.rivalry with each other.
Interesting facts The Cambridge city occupies an area of 40 km and it is inhabited by over 100 thousand people. In the composition of Cambridge includes 31 colleges and over 150 departments Cambridge University has 114 libraries. In Cambridge today there are 18 thousand students, foreigners about 17 % Scientists at Cambridge from 1904, received 82 Nobel prizes in the fields of physics, medicine and chemistry. The most famous graduates of Cambridge were: sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Ernest Rutherford.
Interesting facts Cambridge University spends on research 650 thousand pounds a year. In Cambridge there is a rule prohibiting play tennis on the streets of the city. Residents of Cambridge are very loyal, so the mayor of his town in 2007 chose a transgender person Jenny Bailey.