Official coat of arms of the University of Cambridge
Official coat of arms of the University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (formally The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge) is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England. Founded in 1209 and granted a Royal Charter by King Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's fourth-oldest surviving university.[1] The history and influence of the University of Cambridge has made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.[2] Numerous scholarships, prizes, honors, and awards specific to the University are awarded to prospective or current students.

List of awards

References

  1. ^ Sager, Peter (2005). Oxford and Cambridge: An Uncommon History.
  2. ^ "World's most prestigious universities 2016". Times Higher Education (THE). 4 May 2016. Retrieved 2 December 2017.