SP5106 : Queen's Lane

taken 6 years ago, near to Oxford, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

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Queen's Lane
Queen's Lane
Looking along Queen's Lane between Queen's College (left) and St. Edmund Hall.
University of Oxford

The second-oldest surviving university in the world and the oldest in the English-speaking world. Although its exact date of foundation is unclear, there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096.

Most undergraduate teaching at Oxford is organised around weekly tutorials at self-governing colleges and halls, supported by classes, lectures and laboratory work organised by University faculties and departments, the university is spread around the city.

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The Queen's College

The Queen's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford, England. The college was founded in 1341 by Robert de Eglesfield (d'Eglesfield) in honour of Queen Philippa of Hainault (wife of King Edward III of England). The college is distinguished by its predominantly neoclassical architecture, which includes buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor.
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St Edmund Hall College

St Edmund Hall (commonly referred to by its nickname of "Teddy Hall") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. The college has a claim to be "the oldest academical society for the education of undergraduates in any university", founded around 1236.
The college is located just off Queen's Lane, near the High Street, in central Oxford and has a reputation for being a friendly college with a wide range of extra-curricular strengths in areas such as creative writing, drama, sport and music.
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Tuesday, 31 March, 2015
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