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any payment required by this Act, or the late Act, and afterwards replaced on the books of the University, shall be entitled to vote at any election until after the lapse of six calendar months from the time his name shall have been so replaced.
“Every person whose name shall be upon the College Books, and who shall have obtained a Fellowship or Scholarship, or the degree of Master of Arts, or any higher degree in the University, and every person who shall hereafter obtain a Fellowship or scholarship, or the degree of Master of Arts, or any higher degree in the University, and who upon the removal of his name from the College Books, or after he shall have taken such degree, shall be desirous of having his name replaced or retained on the books of the University for the purpose of voting, shall, before the 1st day of December next after his name shall be so removed from the College Books, or after he have taken such degree, pay to the College the sum of £5, and thereupon his name shall be placed or retained upon the books of the University, and he shall be entitled to vote for his life without any further payment.
“No person shall be entitled to vote by reason of a degree of a purely honorary nature,
“Every person having his name on the College Books shall be considered, for all purposes of this Act, as having his name on the books of the University ; but the payments to be made by such person shall be regulated by the rules and Statutes of the College.
The several orders in the College are the following:
1. The Provost or Head of the College; who must be in Holy Orders, and a Doctor, or at least a Bachelor in Divinity, and not less than thirty years of age*.
2. FELLOWs; who are all bound to enter into Priest's Orders except five: one of whom is elected Medicus, by the Provost and Senior Fellows; and two others are elected Jurista juris Cirilis and Jurista juris Anglici, respectively.
3. NOBLEMEN, Sons or NOBLEMEN, and BARONETS; who are matriculated as such under the title of Nobilis, Filius Nobilis, and Epues. Noblemen and Sons of Noblemen are entitled to the degree of Bachelor of Arts per specialem gratiamo.
4. Doctors in the three Faculties, BACHELORS IN DIVINITY, and MASTERS OF ARTS. All Doctors and Masters of Arts, ExFellows and Ex-Scholars, having their names registered as Electors, are entitled to vote at the election of Members to represent the University in Parliament (see p. 11); but have no collegiate privileges or duties unless their names are kept on the College books.
5. BACHELORS IN CIVIL Law, and Physic, and BACHELORS OF ARTs. They are not required to keep their names on the University or College books in order to entitle them to proceed to the higher degrees.
6. FELLOW COMMONERS ; who have the privilege of dining at the Fellows' Table; the number of Term Examinations required of them for the degree of Bachelor of Arts is one less than the number required of Pensioners.
7. SCHOLARS, who are on the foundation, being members of the Corporation of the College ; they have their commons free of expense, and their rooms for half the charge paid by other Students ; they pay half tuition feesa, but are exempted from College charges or decrements, and receive from the College an annual salary. They hold their Scholarships until they become, or might have become, Masters of Arts, their standing being counted from the time of their election to Scholarships. The number of Scholars is seventy, of
• Stat. Coll. cap. 2.
Vide Stat. Coll. cap. 18, Stat. I. Georgii 111. de Professoribus, &c. cap. 5, and Stat. * Reg. Univ. Dub.
# That is, if Fellow Commoners at the time of their election, they pay half the tuition fees of Fellow Commoners, and if Pensioners or Sizars, they pay half the tuition fees Pensioners Decrees of the Board,
May 25, 1846, and June 12, 1856. Sanctioned by the
whom thirty were formerly termed natives (Hibernicia), but this distinction has been abolished by King's letter, 8 Geo. IV.
8. Non-FOUNDATION SCHOLARS, whose emoluments and tenure of office are the same as those of the foregoing class of Students, but who, as their name imports, are not members of the Corporation, and do not enjoy the University franchise (vide p. 12).
10. SIZARs are Students of limited means, who have their commons free of expense, and are exempted from annual fees. They were formerly nominated one by each Fellow, and eight or more (provided the number of thirty were not exceeded) by the Provost. They are now elected annually by an examination (see p. 16); and if they enter College as Sizars, they are entitled to hold their Sizarships for four years. In the event of any person who is already a Student of the College being elected a Sizar, the duration of his Sizarship shall not exceed four years from the Sizarship Examination next succeeding his entrance into College. Sizars, who fail to keep their class, or who drop a class without the express permission of the Board, ipso facto vacate their Sizarships.
The College payments are made half-yearly. The Junior Bursar attends in sufficient time to enable all students to pay their halfyearly accounts before the first Saturday in May and the first Saturday in November, on which days the fines for tardy payment commence; and the names of all persons whose accounts are not paid before the first Saturday in June, and the first Saturday in December respectively, are taken off the College Books, and not restored until all fines and fees have been paid.
A fee of fifteen shillings is paid to the Junior Bursar for the replacement of the name of any Student on the books, in addition to the usual College charge.
The following is a Table of the half-yearly charges, including tuition, but exclusive of rooms and commons:
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS. ENTRANCE EXAMINATION.—The mode of admission into this University is by passing an Examination, which is held in the public Theatre of the College. At the Entrance Examinations, Candidates will be examined in
Latin and English Composition,
Arithmetic, and any two Greek and two Latin books, of their own selection, from the following Entrance Course : GREEK.-1. Homer, Iliad, Books i. ii. iii.
2. New Test. The Gospels of St. Luke and St. John, and the
Acts of the Apostles.
6. Xenophon, Anabasis, Books i. ii. iii. Latix.-1. Virgil, Æneid, Books i. ii. ii. vi.
2. Horace, Odes.
Satires and Epistles.
6. Terence, Andrian and Heautontimorumenos. Candidates for Honors at Entrance will be examined on a subsequent day by papers, in passages, approved of by the Senior Lecturer, from Classical Greek and Latin authors; and also in general questions in Grammar and History, English Prose Composition, and Greek and Latin Prose and Verse Composition.
The principal Entrance Examinations are in the months of July, October, and November, on days appointed by the Senior Lecturer, and marked in the University Almanack for the year. On these days honors or places are given in the order of merit. Examinations for Entrance are also held in the remaining months (except August and September), on the first Monday in each month, or on such other days as the Senior Lecturer shall determine: at which Examinations Students presenting themselves for Entrance only, without Honors, will be required to answer in any two Greek, and any two Latin Classical authors, of their own choosing; together with Latin and English Composition, and Arithmetic.
Students entering after March 21, and in or before July, are permitted to join the Junior Freshman Class of the year on payment of the whole year's fees in advance, instead of half a year.
Hebrew Premiums af Entrance.-- For the encouragement of the study of Hebrew, Examinations are held at the Entrances of July, October, and November, and premiums are given to the best answerers in the Grammar (including written exercises on the paradigms of nouns and verbs), and first eight Psalms.
Composition Entrance Prizes. The following Resolutions with respect to Entrance Prizes in Composition have been passed by the Board :
1. That an Examination in Latin and Greek Composition be held in the Michaelmas Term of each year, before the 20th of November, open to all Students of the commencing Junior Freshman Class, who shall have entered during the current year. That the Prizes awarded at this Examination be called “Entrance Prizes in Greek and Latin Composition."
2. That a separate day be appointed for Examination in each of the four following kinds of Composition, viz., Greek Verse, Latin Verse, Greek Prose, Latin Prose.
3. That for each kind of Composition two Prizes be given-a First Prize of Seven Pounds, and a Second of Three Pounds.
4. That the names of the successful Candidates be forthwith published, together with the names of the Schools at which they have received their education. 5. That the Examiners for the above Prizes be
The Regius Professor of Greek;
The Examination for Sizarships is held annually on days fixed by the Board, between Trinity Sunday and the end of Trinity Term.
Classical Sizarships.—The following Course has been appointed for the Examination for Classical Sizarships :
Candidates for Classical Sizarships will be examined by papers in passages selected from the following Course :Homer, Iliad.
Horace. Demosthenes (Public Orations). Virgil. Euripides, the four Plays edited Livy, Books i.-x., both inclusive. by Porson.
Cicero's Orations. Xenophon.
Terence. They will also be examined by papers in Greek and Latin Grammar, Ancient Geography, Greek and Roman History, English Prose Composition, and Greek and Latin Prose and Verse Composition.
They will also be examined, viva voce, in two Greek and two Latin authors, selected from the ordinary Entrance Course. The books appointed for the viva voce Examination for 1857 are as follows:Greek.-Euripides, Orestes.
Xenophon, Anabasis, Books i. ii. iii.
Sallust. Mathematical Sizarships.--One Sizarship in each year is given for proficiency in Mathematics. Candidates are required to answer in the Mathematics of the Junior Freshman year, and to be qualified in the Classics of the Entrance Course.