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Harris Manchester College | College History and University Clothing

Posted by Oxford Gift Shop on 6th Aug 2021

Harris Manchester College | College History and University Clothing
Founded in 1757, Harris Manchester College was founded in Warrington as a college for Unitarian students. The college then moved to Oxford in 1893 and became a full college of the university in 1996. It took the current name to commemorate its predecessor the Manchester Academy and a benefaction by Lord Harris of Peckham.The college's postgraduate and undergraduate places are exclusively for students aged 21 years or over. With around 100 undergraduates and 150 postgraduates, Harris Manchester i
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Green Templeton College | College History and University Clothing

Posted by Oxford Gift Shop on 4th Aug 2021

Green Templeton College | College History and University Clothing
Green Templeton College is the second newest graduate college at the University of Oxford, after Reuben College. This was after a historic merger of Green College and Templeton College in 2008. Which was the first of its kind in the university’s modern history!Green College was founded in 1979 to bring together graduate students of medicine and related disciplines and was named after Cecil H. Green and his wife, Ida Green. Templeton College was founded in 1965 as the Oxford Centre for Management
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Exeter College | College History and University Clothing

Posted by Oxford Gift Shop on 4th Aug 2021

Exeter College | College History and University Clothing
Exeter College is the fourth oldest college of the University and was founded in 1314 by Walter de Stapledon, Bishop of Exeter, as a school to educate clergymen. It has since become associated with a much broader range of notable alumni, including William Morris, J. R. R. Tolkien, Richard Burton, Roger Bannister, Alan Bennett, and Philip Pullman.Still situated in its original location in Turl Street, Exeter College was known as Stapeldon Hall and was significantly smaller, with just twelve to fo
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Corpus Christi College | College History and University Clothing

Posted by Oxford Gift Shop on 4th Aug 2021

Corpus Christi College | College History and University Clothing
Corpus Christi College was founded in 1517 by Richard Fox, Bishop of Winchester and a trusted diplomatic and political advisor to kings Henry VII and Henry VIII. It is the 12th oldest college in Oxford. The College occupies the site of several academic halls in medieval Oxford. These halls were houses that belonged to monasteries. This is one of the smallest colleges in Oxford by student population. There are around 250 undergraduates and 90 graduates. The college traditionally keeps at least on
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Christ Church College | College History and University Clothing

Posted by Oxford Gift Shop on 4th Aug 2021

Christ Church College | College History and University Clothing
Christ Church was founded in 1546 by King Henry VIII. It is one of the larger colleges at the University with 629 students. It sits on 175 acres of land which includes the Christ Church Meadow. This is open to the public all year round which is inhabited by English Longhorn cattle.Christ Church has a number of architecturally significant buildings including Tom Tower and Tom Quad and the Great Dining Hall. The buildings have inspired replicas throughout the world and have featured in films such
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