Oxford Brookes University traces its beginnings to 1865. The School describes itself as modern and lists its many honors and awards. There are almost 19,000 students at Brookes, 20% of whom are international students. Nearly 10% of the students study through distance learning. The website describes the school, its programs, and the application procedure.
Oxford University is, with Cambridge, one of the most prestigious Universities in Great Britain. There are approximately 18,000 students in residence. The exact date of its founding is unknown but there was some education taking place there in 1096. The website contains a history of the University, information about applying, and descriptions of the associated museums, libraries, and buildings.
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Microsoft's first European store will open in London's Oxford Circus on 11 July. The location is right on Oxford Circus, feet away from the tube steps.
Dan Grabham. Pocket Lint. Thursday, 30 May 2019 09:07:00 +0100.
Crown Prince Naruhito, who is educated at Oxford University and passionate about climate change issues, is likely to push the boundaries of the sedate, cloistered imperial family institution after he takes over as Emperor on Wednesday.
Straits Times. Sunday, 28 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
Police have arrested more than 680 climate change protesters as they say they aim to give businesses on London's Oxford Street a chance to return to "business as usual".
Sky News. Friday, 19 Apr 2019 12:24:00 +0100.
Police have arrested 290 people in two days of protests after climate-change activists blocked some of London's most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, causing traffic chaos.
Reuters. Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019 02:13:49 -0400.
Police have arrested 209 people in two days of protests after climate-change activists blocked some of London's most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, causing traffic chaos. ...
Yahoo. Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019 13:05:35 -0400.
The gig economy is increasingly popular and affords a huge variety of ways of earning a living, but is it reliable and stable work? New research from Oxford University explores the impact of gig work both on workers and the labor market.
By Adi Gaskell, Contributor. Forbes. Monday, 15 Apr 2019 13:04:00 +0000.
James Cracknell became the oldest winner of the Boat Race at age 46 on Sunday when Cambridge beat Oxford by one length in the 165th edition on the River Thames.
Fox News. Sunday, 07 Apr 2019 15:00:28 GMT.
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