The University also provides excellent venues for sports and recreation, most of which are open to all Cambridge residents. The sports departments run several athletic clubs and facilities, including track ovals, several swimming pools, and playing courts for tennis, volleyball, squash, and several other sports.The Cambridge University Press publishes studies and books written by professors, stude[...]DOWNLOAD REFERAT
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Famous Students The University of Cambridge has produced hundreds of outstanding graduates in almost every field. Most notably, it has produced over 80 Nobel Prize winners, more than any other university in the world. It also has prominent alumni in the arts, literature, law, and public service.Some of the Nobel winners are Ernest Rutherford and Niels Bohr, who discovered atomic structure and radioactivity; Francis Crick, James Watson, and Maurice Wilkins, who collectively determined the structure of DNA, and only last year, Richard Schrock, who conducted pioneering research in organic synthesis. World-famous physicist Stephen Hawking also earned his PhD at the university.
In literature, the University has produced poets Sylvia Plath and Alfred, Lord Tennyson, fantasy author C.S. Lewis, and essayist and novelist Salman Rushdie, to name a few. In politics, prominent graduates include Lee Kuan Yew, first Prime Minister of Singapore, and Kim Dae-Jung, former President of South Korea and 2000 Nobel Peace Prize winner.Students interested in studying at the University of Cambridge will find useful information at the university website.
The Prospective Students section provides details on the application process, admission requirements, fees, and course and programme options. Prospectuses for undergraduate and graduate levels are also available. Many students choose to take advantage of the university's handy accommodation finding service, which helps locate available lodging around the city and gives advice on local rates, amenities, student insurance, landlord insurance and nearby halls of residence. « mai multe referate din Diverse