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    MICHAELMAS TERM BEGAN OCT 9 AT CHURCHILL COLLEGE, THE 3 1/2 MILLION COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AT CAMBRIDGE.

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    MICHAELMAS TERM BEGAN OCT 9 AT CHURCHILL COLLEGE, THE 3 1/2 MILLION COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AT CAMBRIDGE. ALTHOUGH STILL IN THE EARLY STAGES OF CONSTRUCTION, 76 UNDERGRADUATES AND 53 ADVANCED STUDENTS ASSEMBLED THERE WITH THE VICE-MASTER MR. J.S. MORRISON, TO HAVE A HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN OF THE COLLEGE'S FIRST STUDENT. SIR JOHN COCKPROFT, ATOM SCIENTIST, IS MASTER OF THE COLLEGE.

    CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS CONFIRMS THE EXPECTATION THAT IN TWO YEAR'S TIME THE COLLEGE WILL HAVE IN USE A RANGE OF BUILDINGS COMPARABLE IN EXTENT WITH THOSE OF MANY OLDER COLLEGES. FOUR PRESIDENTIAL COURTS -EACH OF WHICH WILL HOUSE 60 UNDERGRADUATES - WILL BE COMPLETE, TOGETHER WITH THE MASTER'S HOUSE AND THE BULK OF THE CENTRAL BUILDING CONTAINING DINING HALL, COMMON ROOMS, AND SO ON. THE CHAPEL, THE LIBRARY AND ASSEMBLY HALL BLOCK AND THE REMAINING RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION WILL COME LATER.

    TWO OF THE SCHEDULED NINE RESIDENTIAL COURTS,THOSE NEAREST THE BLOCK OF GRADUATES AND FELLOWS FLATS WHICH ARE ALREADY IN USE, ARE HALF-WAY UP AND ARE TO BE COMPLETED NEXT SUMMER. TWO MORE HAVE HAD THEIR FOUNDATION LAID, AND WORK IS ALSO IN HAND ON THE FOUNDATION OF THE CENTRAL BUILDING. IT IS HERE THAT THE FOUNDATIONS "STONE" OF OCT 14 IS SITED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAON3IC1OYKF9EGN5896YCWYMD
    Media URN:
    VLVAAON3IC1OYKF9EGN5896YCWYMD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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