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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1925-1926-413

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ANNUAL REPORT ix and more as home of sound learning Attention was drawn in last year's Report to the vigour of Post-graduate studies It may be drawn to the same fact with even more reason in this year's Report Of the 147 Post-graduate students working in the College during the session there were 74 in the Faculty of Arts and 63 in that of Natural Science Of the 74 students in the Faculty of Arts 29 were in the Department of English 20 in that of History 10 in that of Educa- tion in that of Psychology and the remainder in the Departments of Philosophy Russian Classics Hebrew Spanish and German Of the 63 students in the Faculty of Natural Science 34 were in the Department of Chemistry 19 in that of Physics and the remainder in the Departments of Physiology Zoology Mathematics and Botany Undergraduate studies were no less flourishing If there was some decrease in the number of undergraduate students in the Faculties of Medical Science and Engineering there was more than corresponding increase in the Faculties of Arts and Law and there was also small increase in that of Natural Science The Examination results attained in July 1924 were better than any recorded before in the history of the College Twelve of the students in the Department of Chemistry were placed in the first class 11 of those in the Faculty of Engineering which was remarkably and unprecedently successful of those in the Department of History of those in the School of Slavonic Studies and of those in the Department of English In all 37 of the students of the College were placed in the First Class in the four Faculties of Arts Natural Science and Engineering This is number considerably in excess of that at any other College of the University One of the chief advances of the year was in the better organisation of the evening students of the College It was decided that for the future evening work should be continued on full scale in the Faculty of Arts but only in intermediate studies in the Faculty of Natural Science By arrangement with Birkbeck College students in the Faculty of Science who have completed their intermediate studies will be transferred to that College For the supervision of the work of evening students Committee of Evening Class Teachers analogous to the Faculties of Teachers in day studies was instituted by the Pro- fessorial Board The evening class students simultaneously organised themselves into faculty of students analogous to the faculties of day students and were accepted by the Union Society as consti- tuent member of the Society Professor Gollancz closely concerned with evening students through the evening school of English was appointed Dean of the Evening Department under its new organisation The University Grants Committee visited the College in February Subsequently during the Easter Vacation the Chairman and Secretary of the Committee with Miss Fry visited King's College Hall and the Secretary and Miss Fry visited the Women's Hostel in Queensborough Terrace Sir Dugald Clark also visited the Engineering Laboratories
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