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university of cumbria

The University of Cumbria is a university in Cumbria, England. Its headquarters are in Carlisle. and other major campuses are at Penrith, Ambleside and Lancaster. It was established in 2007, with roots extending back to the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts established in 1822 and Charlotte Mason teacher training College in the 1890s. The university is based upon the idea of a "distributed learning network", so that teaching takes place both at the university's main campuses, and at colleges of further education around Cumbria, a rural county that includes the Lake District. As well as its work in the areas of the arts, health and teacher training, the university has a faculty of Arts, Business and Science which, as well as the subjects in its title, incorporates a full range of courses including law, computing, and police studies. Sciences include Forestry, Land Management, Forensic Science and Environment. University of Cumbria is notable for being one of only a handful of chosen universities in the country to be accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Cumbria</a>)

university of cologne

The University of Cologne is one of the oldest universities in Europe and, with over 44,000 students, one of the largest universities in Germany. The university is part of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, an association of Germany's leading research universities. It is furthermore the German founding member of the Community of European Management Schools and International Companies (CEMS). (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Cologne</a>)

University of Coimbra

university of cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati (commonly referred to as UC, Cincinnati, or Cincy) is a comprehensive public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a part of the University System of Ohio. UC was founded in 1819, and has an annual enrollment of over 40,000 students, making it one of the largest universities in the U.S. In the 2010 survey by Times Higher Education (UK), the university was ranked in the top 100 universities in North America and as one of the top 200 in the world. In the 2012 edition of US News and World Report, the University of Cincinnati was ranked as a Tier One university. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Cincinnati</a>)

university of chicago

The University of Chicago (U of C, UC, UChicago, or simply Chicago) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It was founded by the American Baptist Education Society with a donation from oil magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller and incorporated in 1890. William Rainey Harper became the university's first president, in 1891, and the first classes were held in 1892. It has a reputation of devotion to academic scholarship and intellectualism and is affiliated with scores of Rhodes Scholars and 85 Nobel Prize laureates. The University is considered an "Ivy Plus" institution, denoting a school that competes academically among Ivy League universities (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Chicago</a>)

university of chester

The University of Chester is a public research university located in Chester, United Kingdom. The University, based on a main campus in Chester and a smaller campus in Warrington, offers a range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as undertaking academic research. Chester is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Cathedrals Group, the North West Universities Association and Universities UK. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Chester</a>)

university of central lancashire

he university has its roots in The Institution For The Diffusion Of Useful Knowledge which was founded in 1828. In 1992 it was granted University status by the Privy Council. The university is the fifth largest in the UK in terms of student numbers. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Central Lancashire</a>)

university of cambridge

The University of Cambridge is a public research university in Cambridge, England. It is the second-oldest university in both England and the English-speaking world, and the seventh-oldest globally. In post-nominals the university's name is abbreviated as Cantab, a shortened form of Cantabrigiensis (an adjective derived from Cantabrigia, the Latinised form of Cambridge). The university grew out of an association of scholars in the city of Cambridge that was formed in 1209, early records suggest, by scholars leaving Oxford after a dispute with townsfolk. The two "ancient universities" have many common features and are often jointly referred to as Oxbridge. In addition to cultural and practical associations as a historic part of British society, they have a long history of rivalry with each other. Academically Cambridge ranks as one of the top universities in the world: first in the world in both the 2010 and 2011QS World University Rankings, sixth in the world in the 2010-2011 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and fifth in the world (and first in Europe) in the 2010 Academic Ranking of World Universities. Cambridge regularly contends with Oxford for first place in UK league tables. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Cambridge</a>)

university of california, santa barbara

The University of California, Santa Barbara, commonly known as UCSB or UC Santa Barbara, is a public research university and one of the 10 general campuses of the University of California system. The main campus is located on a 1,022-acre (414 ha) site in Santa Barbara, California, 100 miles (160 km) northwest of Los Angeles. Founded in 1891 as an independent teachers' college, UCSB joined the University of California system in 1944 and is the third-oldest general-education campus in the system. UCSB is a comprehensive doctoral university and is organized into five colleges offering 87 undergraduate degrees and 55 graduate degrees. The campus is the 5th-largest in the UC system by enrollment with 19,800 undergraduate and 3,050 graduate students. The university granted 5,442 bachelor's, 576 master's, and 310 Ph.D. degrees in 2006 &dash; 2007. In 2010, UCSB was ranked 39th among "National Universities" by U.S. News & World Report, 29th worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 32nd worldwide by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. UC Santa Barbara is a "very high activity" research university and spent $191.2 million on research expenditures in the 2007 fiscal year, 97th-largest in the United States. (Excerpt from <a href=",_Santa_Barbara">Wi... article: University of California, Santa Barbara</a>)

university of california berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as UC Berkeley, Cal Berkeley, Berkeley, or simply Cal), is a teaching and research university established in 1868 and located in Berkeley, California, USA. Berkeley is the most consistently well ranked university in the world overall as shown by a meta-analysis of subject/departmental data over the last sixteen years from the United States National Research Council, the US News & World Report, and Times Higher Education. Berkeley has the highest number of distinguished graduate programs ranked in the top 10 in their fields by the United States National Research Council. Among other honors, University faculty, alumni, and researchers have won 66 Nobel Prizes, 9 Wolf Prizes, 7 Fields Medals, 15 Turing Awards, 45 MacArthur Fellowships, 20 Academy Awards, and 11 Pulitzer Prizes. To date, UC Berkeley and its researchers are associated with 6 chemical elements of the periodic table (Californium, Seaborgium, Berkelium, Einsteinium, Fermium, Lawrencium) and Berkeley Lab has discovered 16 chemical elements in total - more than any other university in the world (Excerpt from <a href=",_Berkeley">Wikipedia article: University of California, Berkeley</a>)

university of bristol

The University of Bristol is a university in Bristol, England. One of the so-called "red brick" universities, it received its Royal Charter in 1909, although its predecessor institution, University College, Bristol, had been in existence since 1876. Bristol is the most popular multifaculty university in the UK, with over 14 applicants vying for each place, and average A-level attainment of successful entrants of just under 4 grade As. For some of the most popular courses, such as Economics and Law, the applicant to place ratio is often as high as 40:1. The University has an annual turnover of &pound;347m and is the largest independent employer in Bristol. The University is a member of the Russell Group, The European-wide Coimbra Group and the Worldwide Universities Network, of which the University's Vice-Chancellor Prof Eric Thomas was Chair (2005-2007). The University of Bristol has approximately 18,000 students. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Bristol</a>)

university of brighton

The University of Brighton is an English university with a community of 21,000 students and 2,600 staff based on campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings. It has one of the best teaching quality ratings in the UK and a strong research record, factors which contribute to its reputation as a leading post-1992 university. Its roots can be traced back to 1859 when the School of Art was opened in the Brighton Royal Pavilion. The university's focus is on professional education, with the majority of degrees awarded also leading to professional qualifications. The university has an international reputation for being one of the UK's leading design institutions and it has educated many key figures in the Arts, Turner Prize winners Keith Tyson and Rachel Whiteread studied at the Faculty of Arts, as did Keith Coventry, the winner of 2010 John Moores Painting Prize, the artist Alison Lapper, Cliff Wright, illustrator of the Harry Potter books, the designer Julien Macdonald and the writer-illustrator Emily Gravett. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Brighton</a>)

university of bradford

The University of Bradford (est. 1966) is a university in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. Formed from a technical college in 1966, there are three campuses: the main campus, located on Richmond Road, the School of Health, on Trinity Road, but due to move to the main campus in Summer 2011, and the School of Management, at Emm Lane. According to The Times Good University Guide 2008, the University of Bradford is the 48th best university in the country. It has roughly 12,000 students enrolled, of which almost a third are mature students. Almost 25% of students are international students, and come from over 100 countries. 92% of the university's domestic students come from the state sector. The University of Bradford was the first university in the UK to establish a Department of Peace Studies in 1973. The university is currently undergoing a &pound;79 million redevelopment programme, to improve both its building and its accommodation, as well as its facilities for disabled students, who compose almost 6% of the total student population. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Bradford</a>)

university of bolton

The University of Bolton (formerly Bolton Institute of Higher Education) is a university in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. It has around 14,000 students across all sites and courses, with 700 academic and professional staff. Around 70% of its students come from Bolton and the North West region. The Times Newspaper profile states: 'The University sees itself as a regional institution, with around three quarters of the students coming from the North West, many through partner colleges.' (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Bolton</a>)

university of bologna

The Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna is a university located in Bologna, Italy founded in 1088. As of 2000 the University's motto is Alma mater studiorum (Latin for 'nourishing mother of studies') The University counts about 100,000 students in its 23 faculties. It has branch centers in Imola, Ravenna, Forlì, Cesena and Rimini and a branch center abroad in Buenos Aires. Moreover, it has a school of excellence named Collegio Superiore di Bologna. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Bologna</a>)

university of birmingham

The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University, or simply Birmingham ) is a British Redbrick university located in the city of Birmingham, England. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Birmingham Medical School (1825) and Mason Science College (1875). Birmingham was the first Redbrick university to gain a charter and thus university status. It is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research universities and a founding member of Universitas 21. The student population includes around 16,500 undergraduate and 8,000 postgraduate students, making it the largest university in the West Midlands region, and the 11th largest in the UK. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Birmingham</a>)

university of bath

The University of Bath (informally Bath University) is a campus university located in Bath, United Kingdom. It received its Royal Charter in 1966. With 20 out of its 26 subjects being ranked within the top 10 universities in the UK, Bath is placed 6th three times in a row in the table of Who's in Top Ten of Their Subjects from the Complete University Guide published by the Independent in 2009, 2010 and 2011. In addition, the Guardian University Guide 2010 placed Bath 9th nationally. The university is a member of the 1994 Group of research-led British universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of MBAs, the European Quality Improvement System, the European University Association, and the Universities UK. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Bath</a>)

university of arizona

The University of Arizona (also referred to as UA (spoken as U of A), or Arizona) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located in Tucson, Arizona, United States. The University of Arizona was the first university in the state of Arizona, founded in 1885 (twenty-seven years before the Arizona Territory achieved statehood). The university includes the University of Arizona College of Medicine which is one of three medical schools and the only MD granting medical school in Arizona. As of Fall 2010, total enrollment was 39,086 students. The University of Arizona is governed by the Arizona Board of Regents. The mission of the University of Arizona is, "To discover, educate, serve, and inspire." Arizona is one of the elected members of the Association of American Universities (an organization of North America's premier research institutions) and is the only representative from the state of Arizona to this group. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Arizona</a>)

university of alberta

The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. It has been recognized by the ARWU as one of the best universities in Canada. The university's main campus consists of over 90 buildings and covers 50 city blocks on the south rim of the North Saskatchewan River valley, directly across from downtown Edmonton. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Alberta</a>)

university of agder

University of Agder (Norwegian: Universitetet i Agder) is a public university located in both Kristiansand and Grimstad, Norway. The institution was established as a University college in 1994 with the merger of six colleges and was granted its current status as a University in 2007, but its academic activity dates as far back as 1839. It is one of eight universities in Norway, with the other seven being the University of Oslo, the University of Tromso, the University of Stavanger, the University of Bergen, the Norwegian University of Life Sciences in As, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim and the University of Nordland in Bodo. (Excerpt from <a href="">Wikipedia article: University of Agder</a>)


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