Oxbridge


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general term for an ancient and prestigious and privileged university (especially Oxford University or Cambridge University)

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We need to ditch the assumption that an "elite" education is the ideal, when for many thousands of bright, smart young people, Oxbridge - or indeed any university - simply would not work.
In order to get accepted into Oxbridge, applicants must have an impeccable educational record and perform well in additional exams and interviews set by the universities.
In 2011, 103 state-educated students in Sunderland got 3 A grades or better at A-levels, yet only four offers of a place at Oxbridge were made to applicants from Sunderland.
Oxbridge is a Cayman Islands exempted company that was organized in April 2013 to provide reinsurance business solutions primarily to property and casualty insurers in the Gulf Coast region of the US.
Oxbridge students with principal Mark Jones and Oxbridge tutor, Felicity Padley
This puts him at odds with many in the educational establishment who believe only Oxbridge and a handful of other universities really count.
The problem is not that "elitist" Oxbridge is rejecting disproportionate numbers of our applicants.
The number of petroleum newsletters more than doubled in the last five years, rising to 242 from 117, and the number nutrition newsletters rose 95% to 71, according to the latest Oxbridge Directory of Newsletters, which is available in print, on a CD disk and online.
London, Feb 19 (ANI): An unknown female blogger is said to have started a racy online diary describing her sexual exploits and affairs at an Oxbridge university.
Oxbridge Men: British Masculinity and the Undergraduate Experience, 1850-1920.
The Young Women's Leadership Foundation, The Oxbridge Group, and Livorno Properties have signed new leases at 150 East 52nd Street, a Class A Plaza District building, PBS Realty Advisors, LLC announced.
Through its Faculty Forums (2001, 2002, 2003) and Summer Institute, Oxbridge 2002, the C.
The failure of Oxbridge to provide enough clergy with an appropriate theological and pastoral training behind them necessitated the eventual establishment of a system which drew extensively on specialized, full-time, residential colleges to supplement the older universities as suppliers of ordinands.
Burrell's Field is the second student housing complex built for Trinity College, Cambridge, by MacCormac Jamieson Prichard, and the latest in their series of Oxbridge collegiate buildings.