Burç B. Karakaş · Jan. 21, 2019
Warwick and it’s chocolate powered car
Manufacturing Research team at the Warwick University designed a F3 that is powered by chocolate, steered by carrots, has bodywork made from potatoes.
York University and It’s Duck Population
York University is popular by the amount of ducks it has in the campus. They are suggesting leaving 1 in 4 of the campus rooms with ducks. Students gave the name of “Beer Monster” to a red-yellow headed duck that seemingly showed aggressive behavior.
Cambridge University and Lord Byron’s Pet Bear
In the 19thCentury poet Lord Byron wanted to have a pet dog within the university campus, but the university policy and rules stated that he couldn’t do that. In order to protest this situation, he bought himself a bear and since the university policy and the rules did not have any statements about a bear, university was not able to go into a legal process.
Edinburg and England’s old Student Newspaper
Edinburg University Students started creating their Students Newspaper in 1887 making them the oldest Students Newspaper owner in UK.
Coventry University and It’s Sacred Area
Within the Conventry University campus, right next to the Administration building you will spot a grass area with sepulchral monuments, the reason why is that before the University was build, area belonged to a Church after the church was removed monuments was not touched since it was a sacred location.
Translator: Yiğit Köz