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Founded in , it offers over undergraduate degree and postgraduate degree programmes to a cohort of almost 60, students. With a longstanding reputation for innovation and research, UoT was the birthplace of such ground-breaking scientific moments as the discovery of insulin and stem cell research, and the invention of the electron microscope. The university also cites teaching as a strength in disciplines spanning medicine, business, engineering, humanities, education, and more. With a reputation for producing leaders, UoT counts five Canadian prime ministers among its former students and associations with ten Nobel laureates. UoT is a multi-campus university, with its St George campus in downtown Toronto likened to Oxford and Cambridge on account of its mix of green space and historical architecture. The university attracts many sports fans and boasts a fearsome reputation in both football and ice-hockey. Other campus attractions include more than 1, student organisations in addition to a recreational centre and student facilities that include an art gallery, theatre and concert hall. The city is also major international centre for business and finance, and is the third largest hub for film and television production after Los Angeles and New York.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is an island nation in northern Europe, with a well-known sporting, cultural and educational scene. Over the course of history the United Kingdom established itself as a seafaring state with a strong navy and trade shipping routes. Though this empire was dismantled after the Second World War, the UK maintains a strong relationship with many of its former colonies through the Commonwealth of Nations.
While its exact founding date is unknown, there is evidence that teaching took place as far back as Students number around 22, in total, just over half of whom are undergraduates while over 40 per cent are international, representing countries between them. Called the 'city of dreaming spires' by Victorian poet, Matthew Arnold, Oxford has the youngest population of any city in England and Wales: nearly a quarter of its residents are university students, which gives Oxford a noticeable buzz. The university is associated with 11 winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, five in physics and 16 in medicine.
Best universities in the world 2019
For the second time, two UK universities have taken the top spots; the University of Oxford takes first place while the University of Cambridge climbs two places into second position. In total, 86 countries are represented in the ranking and 25 of these have at least one university in the top A guide for international students choosing a university in Australia THE World University Rankings explained How to use the rankings: frequently asked questions.