• Jun 04, 18
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As a term derived from Latin, the word “university” means “community of teachers and scholars.” Each university is indeed a unique community with its own culture, traditions, and history. These following universities are not only big in size but well-known for their own reason. 

 

1. University of Alberta

University of Alberta has appeared several times on the screen - Running Brave (1983) starring Robbie Benson, Small Sacrifices (1989) starring Farrah Fawcett, and Angel Square (1990) with Ned Beatty.

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Did you know? Harry Burns is set on fire regularly - a mannequin used by the Protective Clothing and Equipment Research Facility (PCERF) here at the U of A.

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Below the University of Alberta campus, utility workers travel between campus buildings using 21 kilometres of bright utility tunnels.

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2. Stanford University 

Did you know that Stanford University has many successful sport teams?

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In Stanford University, the Full Moon is celebrated annually during the fall quarter.

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In Stanford University, the unofficial name for the Stanford mascot is - The Stanford Tree... LOL!

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3. University of Cambridge

At the University of Cambridge, the chances to find the book you need or to find a quiet place to work are good.

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Three of the colleges in the University of Cambridge admit only women.

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Affiliates of the University of Cambridge have won a plethora of Nobel prizes. Wow!

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4. University of Pennsylvania 

During Prohibition, some stubborn students in the University of Pennsylvania insisted on making a traditional toast.

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University of Pennsylvania is the third oldest consecutively played rivalry in the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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The Highball is the unofficial cocktail of the University of Pennsylvania!

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This concludes our College Facts September 2018! Enjoy first month of school! 

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