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Now the university will guarantee students a minimum of ten hours a week contact time. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Research at the university focuses on biomedical and scientific discovery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is value in a university education that goes well beyond the wage benefit it confers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some universities have built campuses overseas where they teach international students who pay higher fees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It recommended giving all university staff regular training in diversity. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Many creative thinkers are now not in universities. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The university is also aiming to increase its income by 50m and double its research profile. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's not the job of universities to teach adults not to be criminals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some have great research universities, some don’t. Smithsonian Mag (2017)So is a university education a bad investment? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Universities are so keen on the extended project that many offer help to pupils undertaking it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Thirteen universities awarded him honorary doctor of science degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The university defended its research and academic independence yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Universities are also getting in on the act. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Students knew when they left university jobs were waiting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The old college on the hill is now a university. Christianity Today (2000)They will also be banned from university campuses and prisons. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Saving university education departments might not look like a cause worth marching for. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are also four university scholarships awarded each year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The university also has one of the strongest research profiles in its sector. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My first big job interview after university is coming up soon at a glossy fashion magazine. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Now the universities to which they aspire may be available. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The move is part of government efforts to improve the social mix on university campuses. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is a premiership university but some way behind the elite group of powerhouse research universities. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Our universities should also be able to rise to that competitive challenge too. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They begged students and university staff to put safety first and not to provoke violence as the deadline loomed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Years of bad schooling cannot be put right at an academic university by massaging the entry requirements or providing remedial classes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What is the university's academic record? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Universities and their staff could do with a healthy dose of innovation, entrepreneurship and competition. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Westminster is also one of the few British universities offering awards to international students. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With its usual agility, the university was keen to confer honorary degrees on the Army leaders. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)The idea is being considered by ministers, who say that universities are keen to take on additional numbers but are blocked from doing so by stringent quotas. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'university'
British English: university /ˌjuːnɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ/ NOUN
A university is an institution where students study for degrees and where academic research is done.
They want their daughter to go to university.
- American English: university
- Arabic: جَامِعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: universidade
- Chinese: 大学
- Croatian: sveučilište
- Czech: univerzita
- Danish: universitet
- Dutch: universiteit
- European Spanish: universidad
- Finnish: yliopisto
- French: université
- German: Universität
- Greek: πανεπιστήμιο
- Italian: università
- Japanese: 大学
- Korean: 대학
- Norwegian: universitet
- Polish: uniwersytet
- European Portuguese: universidade
- Romanian: universitate
- Russian: университет
- Spanish: universidad
- Swedish: universitet
- Thai: มหาวิทยาลัย
- Turkish: üniversite
- Ukrainian: університет
- Vietnamese: đại học
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