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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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He pleaded with us (in a soft Cardiff accent, I might add), to forget everything we may have heard or read about Oxbridge and to open our minds to the possibility of applying, regardless of where we lived or what school we were from.
To register for the program at Oxbridge Academy, call Marie Reese at (561) 972-9600 or visit www.
The Oxbridge Research Group (TORG) is the UK's leading academic research company, contracting more than 2000 academics from Oxford University and Cambridge University.
In the Oxbridge system, most of us are too busy to actually acquire (let alone maintain) a relationship.
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.
WFG Capital Advisors of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania served as a financial advisor to Oxbridge Insurance Associates, Inc.
The Seren: Supporting Wales' Brightest programme was developed in response to recommendations made by former Welsh Secretary Paul Murphy in his review of Oxbridge admissions.
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.
Gower College Swansea has a very strong tradition of preparing students for Oxbridge colleges and other top institutions throughout the UK.
But Solihull School has surpassed all expectations this year after almost a dozen students landed places at Oxbridge.
At Bablake four Oxbridge candidates have secured places at Cambridge University - Beth Evans, to study natural sciences, Joe Gibbins, engineering, Georgia Powell, French & Russian, and Lois Miller, behavioural sciences.