My University is 600 Years Old–How Old’s Yours?

On this day in 1413 Pope Benedict XIII issued the Papal Bull confirming the privileges of the University of St Andrews, and Scotland’s first university was born.

Sure, the math there comes to 599, but the university had been organized a couple of years before the document, just a little less officially. So happy birthday, Uni.

(Found via Tim McNeely, who edits and writes for Post Defiance. Photo from St. Andrews 600th Anniversary Facebook page.)

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