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1The grounds and buildings of a university or college:‘for the first year I had a room on campus’
- ‘University campuses are always some of the most interesting places from which to view a shifting world.’
- ‘I mean many of those similar research reactors are in the middle of university campuses in other places in the world.’
- ‘An elegant bridge would link the university and college campus to the city centre.’
- ‘Students at Brunel University which has campuses in St Margrets and Isleworth return to studies next week.’
- ‘Palmer regularly visits university campuses to lead workshops on teaching and learning.’
- ‘Prof Baker has not been on campus at the university for more than two weeks.’
- ‘Coincidentally enough, the new university campuses are all situated near military bases.’
- ‘On the university campuses of northern Beijing, students slammed down their books and rushed outside.’
- ‘Heavy episodic drinking on college and university campuses is a widespread phenomenon.’
- ‘Some 8,000 delegates are packed into two university campuses around the city.’
- ‘The library was a commanding central presence on the campuses of the new universities built in the 1960s and 1970s.’
- ‘It has excellent sporting facilities, college and university campuses and a wide diversity of people and businesses.’
- ‘Support groups are cropping up in high schools, college and university campuses across both countries.’
- ‘Yet at the time of writing, students are demonstrating on the campus of my old university.’
- ‘University campuses became the rendezvous of students' organizations.’
- ‘The depth of the cuts in higher education have prompted protests from those on college campuses.’
- ‘The posters were plastered up across the principal campuses of three major universities.’
- ‘This will further widen the gulf between the haves and have-nots on campus and after graduation.’
- ‘Her song Bootay Deluxe is a big hit on American university campuses and nightclubs.’
- ‘Most university campuses can boast buildings that architects would put in the category of good design.’
- 1.1North American The grounds of a school, hospital, or other institution.
- ‘It was undoubtedly the largest high school campus I had ever seen.’
- ‘The city has a fairly good green cover, with a number of rare and ancient trees on various institutional campuses.’
Late 18th century (originally US): from Latin campus field (see camp).
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