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University of Edinburgh Поповой Александры 11 «А»
T he University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is the sixth- oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland 's ancient universities. F ounded by the Edinburgh Town Council, the university began life as a College of Law.
I t is ranked 11th in the world in arts and humanities. It is ranked the 15th most employable. It has the third largest endowment of any university in the United Kingdom, after the universities of Cambridge and Oxford. Cambridge Oxford
Colleges and schools : The College of Humanities and Social Science is the largest of the three Colleges in the University of Edinburgh. It has 11 Schools, 16,300 students and 1,460 staff. Business School Edinburgh College of Art School of Economics School of Law School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures School of Social and Political Science
Medicine and Veterinary Medicine Royal School of Veterinary Studies University of Edinburgh Medical School School of Biomedical Sciences School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health Science and Engineering School of Biological Sciences School of Chemistry School of Engineering School of Informatics School of Mathematics School of Physics and Astronomy
G raduates of the university include some of the major figures of modern history, including the naturalist Charles Darwin, physicist James Maxwell,mathematician Thomas Bayes, surgeon Joseph Lister, signatories of the American declaration of independence John Witherspoon and Benjamin Rush, inventor Alexander Graham Bell, first president of Tanzania Julius Nyerere, and a host of famous authors such as Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Walter Scott and many others Charles Darwin James Maxwell Joseph Lister Arthur Conan Doyle