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New College of the Humanities

History: Founded in the summer of 2011 by the philosopher A C Grayling with the participation and advice of some of the world’s top academics, New College of the Humanities (NCH) is an award-winning, university-level college offering liberal arts-inspired, undergraduate degree programmes, as well as an expanding portfolio of postgraduate degrees.

Five-minute memoir: the box of delights

The day after my father died, my aunt came to me and said, "You're an orphan now". It didn't matter that I was in my early forties, or that my mother had passed away years before – the fact remained, my dad was gone. My brothers, my sister and I were on our own, lost without the rudder that had once steered the family ship.

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