Student regulations in Oxford and Uzbekistan – Guess which is from the 16th Century

“Students have always behaved badly. Not all of them and not all of the time but universities have often felt the need to seek to constrain the worst excesses. In 1584 at Oxford University, statutes were approved to prevent disorder among the student body. These regulations also contain references to specific degree requirements including attendance at lectures on Aristotle and an instruction not to play football …” (more)

[Registrarism, 25 January]


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