Did you know that the UK holds host to some of the worlds oldest established Universities?
These ancient Universities are amongst the most prestigious institution in the world and all were founded between the 12th and 16th centuries. Here are the 6 oldest and most famous Universities in the United Kingdom.
University Of Oxford – The oldest University in the English speaking world and also the very first University to be established within the UK.
The University Of Cambridge – The second-oldest University in the English speaking world. It was founded in the year 1209. Cambridge’s libraries hold around 15 million books.
The University of St Andrews – The first University in Scotland founded in the 15th century. In 1544 the university banned beards, the carrying of weapons, gambling, and football.
The University Of Glasgow – The fourth oldest University in the UK founded in 1451. Originally located in Glasgows high street but has since been relocated to Gilmorehill on the West side of the City since 1870.
University Of Aberdeen – The University Of Aberdeen was founded in 1495 by The Bishop Of Aberdeen. It is Scotlands third oldest University and the UK’s fifth oldest.
University Of Edinburgh – Founded in 1582 and the sixth oldest University in the UK. It was founded by the Edinburgh Town Council and was originally a college of Law.
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Searched for loads of student accommodation before I found this gem amongst the rest. Really nice sizeable apartments in a great student busy location. Would highly recommend Mezzino.
Living at The Junxion has been a very homely experience for me, as from moving in on my first year of university I was a little nervous about living on my own so far away from my home in Liverpool; but that all change once I moved into my new room, as the buildings interior design gives off such a relaxing vibe that will allow you to study in peace. Although the staff in the building where so very comforting to speak to and will offer guidance on pretty much anything, as they are always there to help. Other than that I would highly recommend The Junxion to anyone as I am currently a second year living with my friend at The Junxion and I couldn’t feel more at home.
I moved to Mayfair Court 3 years ago and we love it here. My apartment is spacious and enlightened by large windows facing Wilmslow road. Commons, including a flourishing inner garden are well kept. Staff are friendly and always there to help, and the community is diverse. Location is very convenient. There’s a bus stop at the foot of the building, a supermarket across the street, Bodey Medical Centre behind the supermarket, and plenty of restaurants and pubs around. I'm happy to call this place our home while in Manchester.
Millstone is a brilliant place to live, Ive just book for my 3rd year. The staff are kind and caring. I have love living at Millstone as it has given me independence and a bigger family.
Highly recommend Mezzino Student living, it’s furnished to a high standard and is in the heart of the student area. Has very helpful staff and it’s well run in the office.
For a very spacious space with great amenities, the price is very mucb affordable. Good views and great support staff to help out at anytime of the day.