King's Scholar One boarding house, College, is reserved for 70 King's Scholars, who attend Eton on scholarships provided by the original foundation and awarded by examination each year; King's Scholars pay up to 90 percent of full fees, depending on their means. Of the other pupils, up to a third receive some kind of bursary or scholarship. The original School consisted of the 70 Scholars together with some Commensals and the Scholars were educated and boarded at the foundation's expense. King's Scholars are entitled to use the letters "KS" after their name and they can be identified by a black gown worn over the top of their tailcoatsgiving them the nickname tugs Latin:
Third-level education in the Republic of Ireland In Ireland the term "college" is normally used to describe an institution of tertiary education. University students often say they attend "college" rather than "university". Untilno university provided teaching or research directly; they were formally offered by a constituent college of the university.
There are number of secondary education institutions that traditionally used the word "college" in their names: Michael's College or what were formerly a particular kind of secondary school. These secondary schools, formerly known as "technical colleges," were renamed "community colleges," but remain secondary schools.
The country's only ancient university is the University of Dublin. Created during the reign of Elizabeth Iit is modelled on the collegiate universities of Cambridge and Oxford.
However, only one constituent college was ever founded, hence the curious position of Trinity College Dublin today; although both are usually considered one and the same, the University and College are completely distinct corporate entities with separate and parallel governing structures.
Among more modern foundations, the National University of Irelandfounded inconsisted of constituent colleges and recognised colleges until The former are now referred to as constituent universities — institutions that are essentially universities in their own right.
The National University can trace its existence back to and the creation of the Queen's University of Ireland and the creation of the Catholic University of Ireland in Fromthe degree awarding roles of these two universities was taken over by the Royal University of Irelandwhich remained until the creation of the National University in and Queen's University Belfast.
These institutions offered university level academic degrees and research from the start of their existence and were awarded university status in in recognition of this.
Third level technical education in the state has been carried out in the Institutes of Technologywhich were established from the s as Regional Technical Colleges.
These institutions have delegated authority which entitles them to give degrees and diplomas from Quality and Qualifications Ireland QQI in their own names. A number of private colleges exist such as Dublin Business Schoolproviding undergraduate and postgraduate courses validated by QQI and in some cases by other Universities.
These are specialist institutions, often linked to a university, which provide both undergraduate and postgraduate academic degrees for people who want to train as teachers. A number of state funded further education colleges exist - which offer vocational education and training in a range of areas from business studies and information and communications technology to sports injury therapy.
There are numerous private colleges particularly in Dublin and Limerick [ citation needed ] which offer both further and higher education qualifications. There are also over twenty teacher training colleges or seminaries, most of which may award only a Bachelor of Education B.
Any educational facility that had been approved to offer at least bachelor's degree is entitled by CHE to use the term academic college in its name. Any academic facility that offer at least bachelor's degree and most of it faculties are providing an Engineering degree and Engineering license.
After an educational facility that had been approved for "Teachers seminar" status is then approved to provide a Bachelor of Educationits name is changed to include "Educational Academic college. A "Technical college"  is an educational facility that is approved to allow to provide P.
A "Training College"  is an educational facility that provides basic training allowing a person to receive a working permit in a field such as alternative medicine, cooking, Art, Mechanical, Electrical and other professions.
A trainee could receive the right to work in certain professions as apprentice j. After working in the training field for enough time an apprentice could have a license to operate Mechanic, Electrician . Such schools are usually run by the Roman Catholic church or missionaries in Macau.
Some halls of residence associated with New Zealand universities retain the name of "college", particularly at the University of Otago which although brought under the umbrella of the University of New Zealand, already possessed university status and degree awarding powers.
The institutions formerly known as "Teacher-training colleges" now style themselves "College of education".
Some universities, such as the University of Canterburyhave divided their University into constituent administrative "Colleges" — the College of Arts containing departments that teach Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Science containing Science departments, and so on.
This is largely modelled on the Cambridge model, discussed above. Secondary school is often referred to as college and the term is used interchangeably with high school.
This is reflected in the names of many secondary schools such as Rangitoto CollegeNew Zealand's largest secondary.
A state college may not have the word "college" on its name, but may have several component colleges, or departments. Usually, the term "college" is also thought of as a hierarchical demarcation between the term "university", and quite a number of colleges seek to be recognized as universities as a sign of improvement in academic standards Colegio de San Juan de LetranSan Beda Collegeand increase in the diversity of the offered degree programs called "courses".
For private colleges, this may be done through a survey and evaluation by the Commission on Higher Education and accrediting organizations, as was the case of Urios College which is now the Fr.
For state colleges, it is usually done by a legislation by the Congress or Senate. In common usage, "going to college" simply means attending school for an undergraduate degree, whether it's from an institution recognized as a college or a university. When it comes to referring to the level of education, college is the term more used to be synonymous to tertiary or higher education.
Singapore[ edit ] The term "college" in Singapore is generally only used for pre-university educational institutions called "Junior Colleges", which provide the final two years of secondary education equivalent to sixth form in British terms or grades 11—12 in the American system. The term "university" is used to describe higher-education institutions offering locally conferred degrees.US News Education provides rankings of over 1, best colleges and universities and hundreds of best graduate school programs.
Learn how to pay for college and get advice on the admissions process. Eton College was founded by King Henry VI as a charity school to provide free education to 70 poor boys who would then go on to King's College, Cambridge, founded by the same King in Henry took Winchester College as his model, visiting on many occasions, borrowing its Statutes and removing its Headmaster and some of the Scholars to start his new school.
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