Some Universities of USA & UK 第一组 讲台展示：王妍婧 搜集资料：陈飞宇 张 驰 黄 浩 课件制作：支文彬
The Ivy League is an athletic conference comprising eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States.
Ivy League schools are often viewed by the public as some of the most prestigious universities worldwide.
Harvard University is a private university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a member of the Ivy League. Established in 1636 by the colonial Massachusetts legislature, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States
Harvard was founded in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, making it the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The college was named in 1639 for its first benefactor, British-born John Harvard of Charlestown, a young minister who, upon his death in 1638, left his library and half his estate to the new institution.
Harvard Motto ：VeritasEn ：Truth Harvard currently comprises ten separate academic units . The university has the largest financial endowment of any school in the world, standing at $26 billion as of September 2009. Harvard is consistently ranked at or near the top as a leading academic institution in the world by numerous media and academic rankings.
YaleUniversity Motto ： אוריםותמים (Hebrew) (Urim V'Tumim) Lux et veritas (Latin) En: Light and truth
Yale traces its beginnings to "An Act for Liberty to Erect a Collegiate School," passed by the General Court of the Colony of Connecticut on October 9, 1701 in an effort to create an institution to train ministers and lay leadership for Connecticut.
The Great Awakening was a religious revival in American religious history. There were three--some say four--such periods of fervor, each characterized by widespread revivals led by evangelical Protestant ministers, a sharp increase in interest in religion, a profound sense of guilt and redemption on the part of those affected, a jump in evangelical church membership, and the formation of new religious movements and denominations. After a generation or so, the fervor calmed and faded away.[
school motto： Dominus illuminatio mea En： The Lord is my light（主照亮我） orThe Lord Is My Illuminaion（上帝乃知识之神）
As with so many great institutions, the origins of the University are hazy to say the least, but English scholars and teachers settled here between 1164 and 1169 when forbidden by Henry II to study at the University of Paris. It is characteristic of the Oxford approach that the University was not founded as such, but evolved, and continues to do so.
In the academic year 1997-98 at Oxford University alone, there were 10,788 undergraduates (of which 10,289 were reading for Honour Schools), 4,694 postgraduates and 463 visiting students plus others - that's 15,945 students in all.
There are 104 libraries in Oxford，Bodleian Library is the second largest library in Londen ，it is owning 6 000 000 books Oxford press is very famouse in the world,especially The Oxford English Dictionary
The University of Cambridge is rich in history - its famous Colleges and University buildings attract visitors from all over the world. But the University's museums and collections also hold many treasures which give an exciting insight into some of the scholarly activities, both past and present, of the University's academics and students.
Motto：Hinc lucem et pocula sacra En：From this place, we gain enlightenment and precious knowledge Ch:此地乃启蒙之所，智识之源 或 求知学习的理想之地 The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres, and a self-governed community of scholars. Its reputation for outstanding academic achievement is known world-wide and reflects the intellectual achievement of its students, as well as the world-class original research carried out by the staff of the University and the Colleges.
Cambridge Assessment is Europe’s largest assessment agency and plays a highly influential role in the research and development of school examinations in the UK and around the world. Through its three examination boards it delivers mainstream qualifications to over 8 million candidates a year.
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