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Oxbridge

A popular portmaneau of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, referring to them collectively. Both were founded 800 years ago, have their own printing houses, similar collegiate structure and are rivals in debating, famous alumni and in rowing. Widely regarded as the best of the UK’s universities, Oxbridge implies superiority of education and social status.
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The underprivileged kid from a state school in Sunderland who gets straight As is almost certainly more talented than their contemporary with the same grades at a top public school - they far outshine their peers and would benefit most from an Oxbridge education.
In fact, Oxbridge puts on outreach conferences and shadowing days in the North-West.
And any details about Oxbridge are calculated and intentional.
Yet I like the idea floated by a bookish mate, Peter Wilby, to give every state school one Oxbridge place each.
What it meant for these privileged, upper middle class males "to be a man" is the central query of this study, and Deslandes is strongest at describing what he sees as the cultural meanings of masculinity for the Oxbridge men at the turn of the century.
Running like a thread through Dowland's narrative is the supposition that the powers-that-be in the Church of England tended to regard an Oxbridge education as inherently superior to anything the colleges could offer, even when the theological curriculum was evidently nowhere near as comprehensive as that pursued in the non-graduate colleges.
Hence the design is contemporaneous with MJP's extension to St John's, Oxford (AR October 1994), to which it offers an instruct:re contrast St John's continues the typical Oxbridge courtyard form and draws obvious inspiration flora John Soane.
Founded in 1991, Oxbridge is a property and casualty wholesale broker and managing general agent that writes specialty classes of business on a nationwide basis.
Staff at the Nisa Local store and petrol station on Oxbridge Lane in Oxbridge, Stockton, have told police they believe the filling station lost the money when they were asked to change notes when a customer bought a scratchcard.
Oxbridge Re Holdings Limited (NASDAQ:OXBR), a provider of reinsurance solutions to property and casualty insurers in the Gulf Coast region of the United States, has reported that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of USD0.
STUDENTS at Greenhead College are celebrating their Oxbridge successes.