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Theology & Christian Ethics The Rev. Warden Gray, M.Á., Prebendary of Wells. Greek and Latin Classics ... The Rev. G. RICHARDS, M.A., Oxon, Senior Resident
Classical Tutor and Chaplain. Mathematics
The Rev. W. Hunt, M.A., Cantab. Senior Resident
Mathematical Tutor, and Chaplain in the Junior
The Rev. W. HUNT, M.A.
_late Fellow of Trin. Col., Cam. General & Surgical Anatomy Professor Sands Cox, F.R.S., Fellow of the Royal
College of Surgeons, and Senior Surgeon of the
Queen's Hospital. Descriptive Anatomy, Physi- Professor LANGSTON PARKER, Fellow of the Royal
ology, and Comparative College of Surgeons, and Surgeon of the Queen's Anatomy
Hospital. Materia Medica and Thera- Professor JAMES JOHNSTONE, M.D., (Cant.) Fellow of peutics
the Royal College of Physicians, London, and
Senior Physician of the General Hospital Professor G. B. KNOWLES, F.L.S., Fellow of the
Royal College of Surgeons, and Surgeon of the
Queen's Hospital. Chemistry
Professor GEORGE SHAW, Esq. Medicine
Professor JOIN ECCLES, M.D., Physician to the
General Hospital. Surgery
Professor Sands Cox, F.R.S. Midwifery
Professor SAMUEL Berry, Member of the Royal
College of Surgeons, Surgeon to the Magdalen
Asylum. Forensic Medicine
Professor John BIRT DAVIES, M.D., Member of the
Royal College of Physicians, London, and Senior
Physician of the Queen's Hospital. Botany... ,
... ... Professor G. B. KNOWLES, F.L.S. Anatomical Demonstrations Mr. David BOLTON, Member of the Royal College of
Professor G. SHAW.
Mons. I. O'FLANAGAN.
Mr. CHARLES DOCKER.
THE SESSION WILL COMMENCE ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2nd,
THE INTRODUCTORY ADDRESS WILL BE DELIVERED
BY THE RIGHT HONORABLE THE PRINCIPAL, F.R.S.
STATEMENT, The great and increasing population of the Town of Birmingham and the central district of which it is the Metropolis, the rapid development of its resources, the augmentation of its wealth, and its influence in a national point of view, have long pointed out the expediency of establishing in that part of the kingdom an Institution which should secure to its inhabitants, and to others resorting to it in the present increased facility of communication, the advantages of a sound, yet not expensive, Collegiate Education. It was considered desirable that such an Institution, while based in its main features and principles on the system pursued at Oxford and Cambridge, should yet be adapted in its details to the circumstances of the present age; the requirements of its particular locality, and to the modern advance and enlargement of every branch of science and learning. The obtaining of Degrees and Honours in the several departments of study was regarded as essential to such an Institution, both as an incentive to students, and a guarantee to the public of professional attainment. A system of collegiate discipline was contemplated as a main feature in the undertaking; and it was determined that the whole should rest as a fundamental principle on Sound Religious Education.
The Council of Queen's College at Birmingham, have now the satisfaction of stating to the public that this undertaking has been accomplished, and that these views bare been realized. Through the indefatigable exertions of Mr. Sands Cox, supported by the munificent endowments and gifts of Dr. Warneford, aided by Mr. Chancellor Law, and under the sanction and authority of twb Royal Charters, they are enabled to offer to the community on a moderate scale of expenditure, the advantages of a University Education, based upon sound religious principle, accompanied by the control of a carefully arranged discipline, and carried forward so as to embrace the advantages of all modern discoveries, and the various improvements in Literature, Science, and Arts.
RELIGIOUS CHARACTER OF THE COLLEGE. The following extracts from the Supplemental Charter granted in the tenth year of Her Majesty's reign, by which act of Royal Favor the position of the College was completed as an incorporation embracing all the branches of literature, science, and art, will sufficiently attest the Religious character of the College.
"In the said College the doctrines and duties of Christianity are taught as the same are inculcated in the United Church of England and Ireland." The consideration by which Her Majesty is moved to grant the powers conferred on the Principal and Council is thus expressed: “We being desirous of maintaining indissolubly the connection between sound religion and useful learning, and of aiding the establishment, extension, and permanence of institutions in which are taught the doctrines and duties of Christianity as the same are inculcated by the United Church of England and Ireland." And it is also provided that "from and after the decease of the present Visitor, the Lord Bishop of the Diocese for the time being shall be Visitor of the said College ; that the Principal shall be a nobleman, or one of the Honorary Governors, and a member of the Church of England; the Vice-Principal, a Dignitary of the Church of England, residing at or near Birmingham : and that the Treasurer, the Dean of the Faculty, and all the Classical and Mathematical Tutors of the said College shall be members of the Church of England and Ireland as by Law established ; and that the Olassical and Mathematical Tutors shall be graduates of the Universities of Oxford or Cambridge."
the following departments :-
V.--THE ARTS DEPARTMENT.
VI.-THE THEOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT. All these departments are under the general control and superintendence of the Warden of the College, occupying in this respect a position similar to that of the Rev. the Principal in the sister Institution of King'o College, in London.
The appointment as Warden of a Dignitary of the Church of high standing and great educational experience, and the assigning to him the important and responsible functions indicated in the following extract from their bye-laws, the Council regard as an highly auspicious step in the progress of the College.-
THE WARDEN. That the Warden be a Clergyman of the Church of England in Priests Orders, and Graduate of Oxford or Cambridge; that he be appointed by the Council, subject to the confirmatiou of the Governors at their Annual General Meeting : that he do take his meals in Hall at his pleasure, free from charge; that in the absence of the Principal and Vice-Principal he do take the Chair at all Meetings of the Council and Committees and do perform in their absence all their other duties; that he be responsible for the instruction of the Students in all the Departments of the College in Christian Ethics, Church History, and the Doctrines of the Church of England; that all the Students on coming up for admission do call upon him first, and be examined by him in reference respectively to the Departments which they propose to enter ; that they do produce to him a testimonial of previous good character, and be by him admitted into the College.
GENERAL RULES FOR THE GUIDANCE OF THE RESIDENT STUDENTS
IN THE SEVERAL DEPARTMENTS OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE. 1.- Previous to registration, each Student must subscribe the following declaration:“I who have hereunto subscribed my name, in consideration of my being matricu. lated and registered as a Student of this College, and henceforth entitled to the privileges of education there, subject to the bye-laws, rules, orders, and regulations of the said College, and of the several authorities thereof, do hereby acknowledge that I have agreed, and do hereby agree, with the Principal and Council, to forfeit and forego all claim whatever on the said College, in the event of my being expelled, dismissed, rusticated, or in any way discharged from the said College by the Council, or other authorities, for non-observance of the said bye-laws, rules, orders, and regulations, or otherwise."
2.-Every Student to deposit on the first day of every terın, in the hands of the Deputy Treasurer, the sum specified in the Fees of the respective Departments for College expenses.
3.-Every Student to bring his own chamber linen, and a large and small silver
4.-Furniture injured or windows broken, to be repaired at the expence of the Student occupying the room in which the injury is done.
5.-Every Student on coming into residence, to report himself on the first day of every term to the Warden and Senior Tutor of his department, and to the Deputy Treasurer personally.
6.--Students to wear their academical dress when they appear in ball, at lectures, and without the walls of the College.
7.-Esery Student to attend prayers daily in his respective department, and Divine Service on Sundays, morning and afternoon, in the College Chapel.
8.- Every Student to attend the Warden's Lectures on Theology, Church History, and Christian Morals.
9.-Every Student to attend meals in the College Hall, except absent by leave of the senior Tutor of his Department.
10.-Every Student to be in College in the Senior Department by Ten o'clock st night, and in the Junior Department at Eight o'clock p.m, in the winter, and Nine o'clock in the summer, unless absent by leave of the Tutor.
fork and spoon.
11.---Any Student absenting himself without leave, during a whole night, renders himself thereby liable to dismissal.
12.-Friends visiting Students are required to leave the College before Eleven o'clock, p.m. in the Senior Departments, and before Ten o'clock p.m , in the Junior Department.
13.--Every Student before going out of residence, at vacations or any other time, to obtain permission from the Senior Tutor of his department, and also to deliver the key of his room to the Housekeeper.
14.---Students admitted to reside in College are not allowed to withdraw themselves or become Out-Students unless by permission of the Council, on pain of suspension from attendance on the College Lectures and the withdrawal of certificates.
15.--The Students are admissible about the age of sixteen, provided they have gone through the elementary training of a Classical education, and can produce testimonials of their good conduct.
16.-T'he Academical Year is divided into three Terms :-MICHAELMAS TERM, from the 1st of October to the week before Christmas; LENT TERM, from the first week in January to the second week in April ; TRINITY TERM, from the first week in May to the last week in July. TO PREVENT STUDENTS INCURRING DEBT BEYOND
THEIR MEANS. 1.--Each parent or guardian on placing a Student at the College, is to inform the Warden what sum it is contemplated by such parent or guardian to allow such Student for expenses beyond the necessary and direct payments of the College.
2.-Tradesmen to be periodically cautioned by a public notice in suitable terms, not to allow of the purchase of articles on credit, without the express sanction of parents or guardians, or of the Senior Tutor.
3.--Through the medium of the same notice, all tradesmen's bills for articles supplied to Students, shall be regularly delivered to the Senior Tutor and forwarded by him to the parents and guardians at the end of every term.
4.-All cases of extravagance which become known to the Tutors, shall iminediately be reported to the Council, and by the Council forwarded to parents and guardians.
5.-Every Student proved three times to the Council to have incurred debt beyond his means shall be dismissed.
RESTRAINTS AND PENALTIES OF STUDENTS. 1.- In case of the infringement or neglect of the College Regulations long any Student resident in any Department, the Senior Tutor has the power of enforcing the observance of the same.
Firstly-By restraint of hours.
Thirdly-By suspension. In any case in which such suspension is necessary, the Senior Tutor shall inform the several Professors, in order that the attendance of such Student at Lecture be discontinued, and his certificate disallowed.
Fourthly-By rustication. The power of rustication for a period not exceeding two months, to be vested in the Warden and Senior Tutor, or in the absence or illness of. either of them, the Dean of the Faculty and the Warden or Senior Tutor.
Fifihly-By dismissal or expulsion. In any case in which the Senior Tutor do consider dismissal or expulsion necessary, he is to confer with the Warden and the Dean of the Faculty and they shall report the same in writing to the Council, together with a detailed statement of the circumstances, and the Council, after deliberation thereupon, shall communicate its decision to the Senior Tutor, and such decision shall be final.
NON-RESIDENT STUDENTS. Non-resident Students are admissible, and may reside with their parents or guardians, or with a relation or friend selected by their parents or guardians, and approved by the Council
. The Warden, and Senior Tutor, in each Department are authorized to inquire into the habits and general conduct of such out-students at their respective residences, and to report to the Council thereupon, at the end of every term. Out-students, if members of the Church of England, will be required to attend divine service in the College Chapel every Sunday, unless the parent or guardian of the Student requests the attendance of such student at his own place of worship. If the Student be attached to any other communion, he will be expected to attend at the place of worship belonging thereto every Sunday. Non-resident Students will be allowed to dine in the College Hall, either regularly or occasionally, on giving such notice, and paying such sum, as shall be fixed by the Council,
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY.
JUNIOR DEPARTMENT. THE COUNCIL OF THE QUEEN'S COLLEGE, deeply impressed with the importance of improving the preliminary education of their Students in Medicine, bave established a Junior Department of the College, in order to afford Students entrusted to their care the advantage of receiving instruction in Latin, Greek, and Mathematics, (with the modern Languages and the Sciences,) from Tutors of University Education, carefully selected for their abilities and acquirements.
The Students will receive indentures where required on admission at the College. They then proceed when duly prepared, to matriculation in the University of London, in order that they may offer themselves for the Degrees of the University, the Diploma of the Royal College of Surgeons, and the License of the Society of Apothecaries, when they have attained the age of twenty-one; after which they may commence practice.
As the Society of Apothecaries in London requires the production of indentures from candidates of their having served an apprenticeship of five years, previous to examination ; and as candidates for their certificates must have attained the full age of twenty-one years; and as the course of study in the Senior Department of the Queen's College occupies not less than three years for its completion ; it is evident that Students at the Queen's College should be at least two years in the Junior Department, and should qualify themselves for being advanced to the Senior Department at the age of eighteen, when they will be admitted to occupy rooms in the College.
The most important and valuable privilege of receiving indentures without premium, is offered to Students of the Queen's College by Mr. SANDS Cox, F.R.S., Dean of the Faculty. This privilege is most important and valuable; for, in addition to the pecuniary aid which it affords, it relieves Students from the danger of those vexatious, if not degrading services, to which apprentices have too frequently been found subjected.
Further, the Council beg leave to assure their friends, that no pains will be spared by them to improve, by all means, the tone of moral and religious feeling, and to raise the standard of proficiency among the Students ; and to fit them, as gentlemen, for filling, with credit to themselves and allvantage to the public, any post to which they may be called.
The expences of the College will be carefully regulated by the Council, and kept on as moderate a scale as is consistent with a due regard to the efficiency of the Establishment in all its parts, and the securing of first-rate talent to fill the posts of Professors and Tutors.
Previous to admission in October next, Students about to enter the Junior Department will be required to give one month's notice to the Dean of the Faculty, and to forward a testimonial of good conduct and qualifications, and before admission, will be examined by the Warden, in the construing and parsing of a Greek and Latin author ; in Arithmetic of integers and pulgar fractions, and in the elements of the English Language and History.
FIRST YEAR'S COURSE.
Prayers The Chaplain Breakfast
71 Breakfast 8-9 Chemistry The Medi. Tutor 8-9 Chemistry The Medi. Tutor 9-10 Greek The Clasl. Tutor 9-10 Greek
The Clasi. Tutor 10-11 Arithmetic The Math. Tutor 10-11 Algebra The Math. Tutor 11–12 English Litera- The Clasl. Tutor 11-12 English History The Clasl. Tutor
ture 12 Luncheon
12 Luncheon 3-4P.M. Látin The Clasl. Tutor 2-3P.M. Latin
The Clasl. Tutor 4-5 Geometry
The Math: Tutor 3—4 Mathem. Exam. The Math. Tutor