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What is the oldest University in Britain?
The University of Oxford was the first university to be established in Britain. Dating from the 12th century, it is organised as a federation of colleges that are governed by their own teaching staff known as ‘fellows’.


What is the difference between public schools and private schools?
The independent school sector (so-called public schools) is separate from the state educational system. Parents of pupils attending independent schools pay for their education.

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  • New Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills to Push Britain Forward
    Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills, 6/29/2007


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