Kingston was founded as Kingston Technical Institute in 1899, it offered courses in chemistry, electrical wiring, construction, and nursing. In 1917 Gipsy Hill College for teacher training opened, a predecessor of Kingston University. In 1930 the Kingston School of Art separated from the Technical Institute, later becoming Kingston College of Art in 1945
Cambridge and Oxford Extension Lectures had been arranged in the Potteries since the 1890s, but outside any organized educational framework or establishment. In 1904, funds were raised by local industrialists to support teaching through the creation of a North Staffordshire College, but the project, without the backing of Staffordshire County Council, was abandoned
With a wide range of preparatory, undergraduate, and master’s courses, Istituto Marangoni has always had the goal of training professionals in key areas, such as design, communication, and managerial coordination. Its mission to empower talent in fashion, art, and design is based on an extensive and detailed educational portfolio that is constantly updated to match industry demands and evolution, achieving the highest academic standards with modern, results-oriented curricula, integrating ‘Italianness’ into students' experience daily through both curricula and the School experience
The university was first founded in the early 20th century as the predecessor of Bournemouth Municipal College. The college initially offered courses to prepare students for University of London degrees. In the mid-1960s, there were 6,850 day and evening students. As early as 1965, in the House of Commons, the number of students at the college was highlighted, and the Secretary of State was asked to consider a university application. At the time the Government did not intend to create any new universities until the late 1970s
Hult International Business School (also known as Hult Business School or Hult) is a private business school with campuses in Cambridge, London, San Francisco, Dubai, New York City, and Shanghai. Hult is named for the school's benefactor Bertil Hult.
The University of Bolton traces its origins back to 1824 with the founding of the Bolton Mechanics Institute. In 1887, the Committee of the Mechanics' Institute decided that the town's apprentices required technical instruction for the rapidly expanding engineering advances being made at the turn of the nineteenth century. This resulted in the creation of the new Technical School with student numbers rising to more than 1,500.
Heriot-Watt was established as the School of Arts of Edinburgh by Scottish businessman Leonard Horner on 16 October 1821. Having been inspired by Anderson's College in Glasgow, Horner established the school to provide practical knowledge of science and technology to Edinburgh's working men.â€Š The institution was initially of modest size, giving lectures two nights a week in rented rooms and boasting a small library of around 500 technical works. It was also oversubscribed, with admissions soon closing despite the cost of 15 shillings for a year's access to lectures and the library
The Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD) was the art and design faculty of Birmingham City University. It has now been merged into the university's Faculty of Arts, Design, and Media, and is based at the Birmingham City University City Centre Campus and the Birmingham School of Art on Margaret Street. The main BIAD campus and library are located at The Parkside Building, just north of Birmingham city center, and about three-quarters of a mile from both Birmingham New Street station and the Custard Factory.
Birkbeck, University of London is a public research university, located in Bloomsbury, London, England, and a member institution of the federal University of London. Established in 1823 as the London Mechanics' Institute by its founder, Sir George Birkbeck, and its supporters, Jeremy Bentham, J. C. Hobhouse, and Henry Brougham, Birkbeck is one of the few universities specializing in evening higher education in the United Kingdom
Falmouth University is a specialist public university for the creative industries based in Falmouth and Penryn, Cornwall, England. Founded as Falmouth School of Art in 1902, it was later known as Falmouth College of Art and Design and then Falmouth College of Arts until 2012, when the university college was officially granted full university status by the Privy Council
Belfast, United Kingdom
Ulster University legally the University of Ulster is a multi-campus public university located in Northern Ireland. It is often referred to informally and unofficially as Ulster, or by the abbreviation UU. It is the largest university in Northern Ireland and the second-largest university on the island of Ireland, after the federal National University of Ireland.
Bangor University is a public university in Bangor, Wales. It received its Royal Charter in 1885 and was one of the founding institutions of the federal University of Wales. Officially known as University College of North Wales and later University of Wales, Bangor, in 2007 it became Bangor University, independent from the University of Wales
Aston University is a public research university situated in the city center of Birmingham, England. Aston began as the Birmingham Municipal Technical School in 1895, evolving into the UK's first college of advanced technology in 1956. Aston University received its royal charter from Queen Elizabeth II on 22 April 1966.
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