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    British higher education has had a long history. There are over forty universities in Britain. The world famous universities, Oxford and Cambridge, are Britain’s oldest ones dating from 1167 and 1209. Of cabinet ministers who went to universities, nearly all went to one or the other of these two, and to Oxford in particular. Oxford was started in the twelfth century. It has twenty?鄄three ordinary colleges for men, five for women, with about 12,000 students in all. There is no single building which can be called “the University” and no definite area which could be called the “campus” because the colleges and university buildings are scattered (分散的) about the town. The university prescribes syllabi (规定教学大纲), arranges examinations and awards degrees. Part of the teaching is by means of lectures organized by the university; any students may attend any university lecture. The average teacher gives one or two lectures a week on a subject which is his or her special field of interest.
     At the beginning of each term a list is published showing all the lectures being given during the term. Every student can choose the
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