Some articles on scottish, universities, scottish universities:
... throne, brought to the English Parliament a practice which had been used in the Scottish Parliament of allowing the universities to elect members ... The King believed that the universities were often affected by the decisions of Parliament and ought therefore to have representation in it ... After the Union the Scottish universities lost their representatives in the new Parliament of Great Britain at Westminster ...
... was in the hands of the Scotch (later Scottish) Education Department in London ... The Scottish Education Department introduced a Leaving Certificate Examination in 1888 to set national standards for secondary education and in 1890 school fees were ... At the beginning of the 19th century Scottish universities had no entrance exam, students typically entered at ages of 15 or 16, attended for as little as two years, chose which lectures to attend and left ...
... The Combined Scottish Universities by-election, 1934 was a by-election held from 7 March to 12 March 1934 for the Combined Scottish Universities, a ...
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“To be sure, nothing is more important to the integrity of the universities ... than a rigorously enforced divorce from war- oriented research and all connected enterprises.”
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