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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1865-1866-42

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42 annual report On comparing the years 1864 and 1865 it appears that there is diminution in the number of Matriculated Students in the Medical Department and in that of the Evening Classes and an increase in the Theological Department and in that of the Applied Sciences The Department of General Literature and Science has remained stationary There is an increase in the number of Occasional Students in all Depart- ments The School has five pupils fewer than last year The general result is undiminished confidence in the progress of the whole Institution The Theological Department maintains its high position as one of the auxiliary means of providing due supply of persons qualified to serve God in the Sacred Ministry of His Church At time wben owing to the renewed vitality and increasing activity of the Church together with the sub- division of Parishes the scarcity of Curates is more and more felt throughout the Dioceses of England our Church may well be thankful that the good Providence of God has raised up this and other kindred Institutions to serve as supplements to the ancient Universities whose power of supplying Graduates as Candidates for Holy Orders falls at present far short of the crying wants of the Church The extent of the aid which this Department contributes under these circumstances may be measured by the number of Certificated Associates who have been prepared for Ordi- nation in 17 years no less an aggregate than 405 of whom 154 were placed in the First Class at the Final Examination The Department of General Literature and Science though it exhibits no increase in its numbers is as usual in satisfactory state as regards the essential points of good conduct and industry The excellent system of instruction pursued in the Classes would doubtless be more abundant in its results but for the unprepared state of some of the new Students on their first entrance -they are often deficient in the rudiments of Grammar both Latin and Greek It is
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