University College, University of London


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death John Oliver Hobbes
A requiem mass was held for JOH at the JesuitChurch of the Immaculate Conception in Farm Street, London, with an address given by Hobbes's friend Monsignor William Francis Brown . She was buried...
death Amelia B. Edwards
She was buried in Ellen Braysher 's family plot at Henbury, just north of Westbury-on-Trym, her grave appropriately marked with an Egyptian obelisk. She bequeathed her egyptological library and collection of artefacts to...
Education Emily Hickey
She continued her education by attending lectures at University College, London , where she earned her Cambridge Certificate. She became skilled in Anglo-Saxon and later undertook several translations.
Dinnis, Enid M. Emily Hickey, Poet, Essayist—Pilgrim. Harding and More.
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Education John Oliver Hobbes
She also enrolled in a classics course at University College , London. While there she studied with W. P. Ker (an important figure in the development of English literature as an academic subject), and...
Education A. Mary F. Robinson
After that she studied in Italy and at University College , London, where she pursued literary and classical studies for seven years, specializing in Greek literature. She was said to have been the only...
Education F. Mabel Robinson
Between these years FMR , again in company with her sister , was one of the earliest women students at University College , London.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Education Christina Rossetti
From 1878 to 1880, she took classes on Dante 's Divine Comedy at University College, London , perhaps in part because she was helping Alexander Grosart to trace references from Italian poets for his edition...
Education Dora Russell
After finishing her degree course at Girton College , Dora Black (later Russell ) studied French, and eighteenth-century French literature in particular, at University College, London . She did her work mainly in the British Museum
Education Storm Jameson
After completing her undergraduate degree at Leeds she won, the same year, a John Ruteau Fellowship. It was intended for study at University College, London , but she soon transferred to King's College .
Staley, Thomas F., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 36. Gale Research.
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Jameson, Storm. Journey from the North. Harper and Row.
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Education Christine Brooke-Rose
CBR began work on a PhD in medieval French and English literature at University College , London. She obtained her degree in 1954.
Birch, Sarah. Christine Brooke-Rose and Contemporary Fiction. Clarendon Press.
Education Storm Jameson
SJ first planned to write her graduate thesis on representations of pantheism in French and German literature. Following consultation with W. P. Ker at University College , she changed it to a study of modern...
Education Marie Stopes
From there she gained entrance to the honours programme at University College, London , reserved mainly for male students.
Education Jennifer Dawson
She then won a scholarship to study philosophy at University College , London, but did not complete this second degree.
Whitby, Joy. “In Memory of Jennifer Hinton (Dawson 1949)”. The Ship, Vol.
, pp. 54-5.
Guttridge, Peter. “Obituary: Jennifer Dawson”. The Independent.
Education Lucas Malet
She later attended the Slade School of Art (where she was taught by Edward Poynter ) and at University College , London.
Who Was Who. A. and C. Black.
Education Charlotte Mew
CM later attended lectures at University College, London , and read widely in English and French. She particularly admired George Eliot .
Mew, Charlotte. “Introduction”. Collected Poems and Prose, edited by Val Warner, Carcanet and Virago, p. ix - xxii.


11 February 1826: The present University College, University...

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11 February 1826

The present University College , University of London , was founded as the University of London.

1 October 1828: The Cambridge campaign to increase the study...

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1 October 1828

The Cambridge campaign to increase the study of science in universities resulted in the founding of University College, London , which emphasized science; this was the date of the inaugural lecture.

14 August 1829: King's College, University of London, was...

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14 August 1829

King's College, University of London , was founded and given a charter; it opened its doors two years later.

9 April 1858: Queen Victoria signed the royal charter giving...

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9 April 1858

Queen Victoria signed the royal charter giving London University (then comprised of two schools, University College and King's College ) the revolutionary power of offering courses and degrees externally.

2 October 1871: The Slade School of Art was inaugurated as...

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2 October 1871

The Slade School of Art was inaugurated as part of University College, London; the school was open to male and female students.

1873: Publication of the two-volume Handbook for...

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Publication of the two-volume Handbook for the Physiological Laboratory, the first English-language manual of its kind, inaugurated a period of increased antivivisectionist activity.

1968: Shrew, also titled Harpies Bizarre, and Bird,...

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Shrew, also titled Harpies Bizarre, and Bird, began monthly publication from the London Women's Liberation WorkshopUniversity College, University of London; it was the first magazine to come out of the women's liberation movement in Britain.


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