University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge
Museums and collections
Interesting facts
Interesting facts
How the University and Colleges work
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University of Cambridge

1. University of Cambridge

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2. University of Cambridge

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• The University of Cambridge is
a collegiate public research university in Cambridge,
England. Founded in 1209, Cambridge is the secondoldest university in the English-speaking world and
the world's fourth-oldest surviving university

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• Cambridge is formed from a variety of
institutions which include
. 31 constituent
colleges and over 100 academic departments
organised into six schools. The university
occupies buildings throughout the town, many
of which are of historical importance.

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• Cambridge is a member of many associations
and forms part of the "golden triangle" of
leading English universities and Cambridge
University Health Partners, an academic
health science centre. The university is closely
linked with the development of the high-tech
business cluster known as "Silicon Fen".

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• Students' learning involves lectures and
laboratory sessions organized by departments,
and supervisions provided by the colleges. The
university operates eight arts, cultural, and
scientific museums, including the Fitzwilliam
Museum and a botanic garden

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• Cambridge's libraries hold a total of around 15
million books, 8 million of which are in
Cambridge University Library which is a legal
deposit library. Cambridge University Press, a
department of the university, is the world's
oldest publishing house and the secondlargest university press in the world.


Cambridge has many notable alumni,
including several eminent mathematicians,
scientists, economists, writers, philosophers,
actors, politicians, and 90 Nobel laureates
who have been affiliated with it.

9. Museums and collections

• The University of Cambridge has nine
museums and collections which are open to
the public throughout the year.
• All College chapels are open to the public at
select times, and most of the Colleges are also
open for visits.
• Students live, eat and socialise in one of the
University’s 31 autonomous Colleges.

10. 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
•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

11. 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

12. How the University and Colleges work

• With more than 18,000 students from all walks of
life and all corners of the world, nearly 9,000
staff, 31 Colleges and 150 Departments, Faculties,
Schools and other institutions.
• At the heart of this confederation of
Departments, Schools, Faculties and Colleges is a
central administration team. It is small because
the Colleges are self-governing and teaching staff
carry out much of the daily administration at




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