Some facts about Cambridge

       The city has one university technical college, Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology, which opened in September 2014
·        The River Cam running through the city centre is used for boating. The University and its colleges are well known for rowing and the Cambridgeshire Rowing Association, formed in 1868, organizes competitive rowing on the river outside of the University
·        Cambridge is also known for the sporting events between
the University of Cambridge
 and the University of Oxford
, especially the rugby union Varsity Match
 and the Boat Race
·        Now Oxford and Cambridge form the university union Oxbridge, but this fact doesn’t prevent them from being competitors everywhere: in science, sports, culture, politics

Colleges in Cambridge are separate educational institutions with their own buildings, set of departments, system of knowledge assessment and all necessary things for the life of students and their leisure time
·      A web camera was invented in Cambridge.

·        Cambridge  is a university city on the River Cam approximately 50 miles (80 km) north of London
·         Its population is about 123,867 including 24,506 students
·        The University of Cambridge was founded in 1209. The buildings of the university include King’s College Chapel, Cavendish Laboratory, and the Cambridge University Library, which consists of 14 largest legal deposit libraries in the world.
·        Cambridge is at the heart of the high-technology Silicon Fen with industries such as software and bioscience and many start-up companies born out of the university
·        F. Bacon, I. Newton, Ch. Darwin, G. Byron, V. Nabokov, Prince Henry, Prince Charles and 13 British Prime Ministers graduated from this university
·        In 1869 the first university for women Girton was founded ·     
·        Today the University consists of the Central Department and 31 colleges. The most famous is Trinity College
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