The University of St. Andrews, Scotland's oldest and the third oldest in Britain, was founded in 1410 and has a deserved world-wide reputation for teaching and research which makes it one of the "Ivy League" universities in Britain, along with institutions like Oxford and Cambridge. A small university of approximately 6,000 students, it is situated in a beautiful and quaint town over-looking the North Sea with sandy beaches, cathedral and castle ruins, and lovely shops. St. Andrews is only 50 miles from Scotland's capital, Edinburgh.
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Oxford University is a truly unique and historic institution. As the oldest English-speaking university in the world, it lays claim to over eight centuries of continuous existence. While Oxford has centuries of history to unveil, at the same time the University has not failed to remain in the present. The University is composed of numerous colleges with students studying everything from ancient history to modern mathematics. In addition to High Street shops and many contemporary bars and restaurants, the City of Oxford has a traditional covered market, gift and antique shops, as well as some of the finest bookshops in the world. Traditional pubs can be found that were once frequented by famous writers such as C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. JMU arranges study at Oxford through the Oxford Programme for Undergraduate Studies.
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Cambridge University is a renowned institution in a stunningly beautiful town. The second oldest English-speaking university in the world, it has welcomed students for nearly eight centuries. One of the world's truly great universities, Cambridge faculty are leaders in their fields from classics to nuclear physics. The town of Cambridge is a great place to be a student with ancient buildings and immaculate lawns along the Cam River. Cambridge is small enough to get around, but large enough to have everything you could possibly need.