Cambridge is one of the oldest universities in Great Britain. It was opened in 1284.
1828 - 1831
At present Cambridge has 28 colleges. One is for men only, two are women’s colleges, the rest are both for man and women.
Cambridge takes its name from the river Cam on which it is situated.
The university is full of ancient building, chapels, libraries.
In old times students of Cambridge were not allowed to play games , sing, hunt, fish, dance. They wore special dark clothes and “squares”, the academic caps, they wear them in our days.
During the course students live in the college. There are 9,000 students in the University now.
Cromwell, Newton, Byron, Darwin studied in this university. The great Russian scientist Pavlov came to Cambridge to get the degree of the Honorary Doctor of Cambridge
80 Nobel Prize winners studied in this University : 29 in physics, 22 in medicine, 18 in chemistry, 7 in economics, 2 in literature, 2 World Nobel Prize.
the Royal College of Cambridge
Study well and
you’ll have a chance to enter this university.