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  2. University of Manchester - Wikipedia

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    The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England.The main campus is south of Manchester City Centre on Oxford Road.The university owns and operates major cultural assets such as the Manchester Museum, The Whitworth art gallery, the John Rylands Library, the Tabley House Collection and the Jodrell Bank Observatory—a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  3. University of Cambridge - Wikipedia

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    The university gave offers of admission (typically conditional on exam results) to 33.5% of its applicants in 2016, the second lowest amongst the Russell Group, behind Oxford. The acceptance rate for students in the 2018–2019 cycle was 18.8%.

  4. Bishop Grosseteste University - Wikipedia

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    Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) is one of two public universities in the city of Lincoln, England (the other being the University of Lincoln). BGU was established as a teacher training college for the Diocese of Lincoln in 1862. It gained taught degree awarding powers in 2012 and was granted full university status on 3 December 2012. It has ...

  5. Yale University - Wikipedia

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    Yale University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education. [177] Internationally, Yale was ranked 11th in the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities , tenth in the 2016–17 Nature Index [178] for quality of scientific research output, and tenth in the 2016 CWUR World University Rankings. [179]

  6. Hult International Business School - Wikipedia

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    Hult's degrees are accredited under the British Accreditation Council of Higher Education and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Hult also conducts business and market research out of its global research centers. Hult International Business School has an acceptance rate of 28%.

  7. Peppered moth evolution - Wikipedia

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    Before the Industrial Revolution, the black peppered moth was rare.The first black specimen (of unknown origin) was kept in the University of Oxford in 1811. The first live specimen was caught by R.S. Edleston in Manchester, England in 1848, but he reported this only 16 years later in 1864 in the journal Entomologist.

  8. United Kingdom - Wikipedia

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    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Flag Coat of arms Anthem: "God Save the Queen" [a] Royal coat of arms in Scotland: Show globe Show map of Europe Show overseas territories and Crown dependencies Location of the United Kingdom (dark green) in Europe (dark grey) Capital and largest city London 51°30′N 0°7′W  /  51.500°N 0.117°W  / 51.500; -0.117 Official ...

  9. Victorian era - Wikipedia

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    Oxford University required students seeking admission to subscribe to the 39 Articles of the Church of England. Cambridge required that for a diploma. The two ancient universities opposed giving a charter to the new University of London in the 1830s because it had no such restriction. The university, nevertheless, was established in 1837, and ...