• Short Summary

    IN BASUTOLAND, A ROMAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY, PIUS XII COLLEGE, FOUNDED BY THE BISHOPS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA IN 1945 WILL COME UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT FROM JANUARY 1964.

  • Description

    IN BASUTOLAND, A ROMAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY, PIUS XII COLLEGE, FOUNDED BY THE BISHOPS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA IN 1945 WILL COME UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT FROM JANUARY 1964.

    RUN BY AN ORDER KNOWN AS THE OBLATES OF MARY IMMACULATE, AND FINANCED ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY BY THE CHURCH, THE COLLEGE HAS PROVED TOO COSTLY AS IT EXPANDS.FROM SIX STUDENTS IN 1945 IT HAS GROWN TO 180 UNDERGRADUATES IN THE FACULTIES OF ART, SCIENCE AND EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EXTRA-MURAL STUDIES.

    NOW IT WILL BE KNOWN AS THE UNIVERSITY OF BASUTOLAND, BECHUANALAND AND SWAZILAND.SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE TO PRESERVE ITS BRIEF TRADITIONS AND ITS STANDARDS.ON MONDAY FINAL TALKS BEGAN BETWEEN BRITISH AUTHORITIES AND EDUCATION EXPERTS FROM THE HIGH COMMISSION TERRITORIES ON THE FUTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA41WBL3RVLBP51F5E6BWJJQI3O
    Media URN:
    VLVA41WBL3RVLBP51F5E6BWJJQI3O
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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