The University of Worcester is an independent corporation established by Royal Charter.
Its objects, powers and framework of governance are set out in the Charter and its supporting statutes, amendments to which must be approved by the Privy Council.
The city's restaurants, from the fine-dining establishments of Shrewsbury Street to the neighborhood diners that serve hearty appetites into the wee hours, are a food-lover's dream. Open to the public since 1898, it was one of the first museums to exhibit photography as a fine art, and the first in the nation to purchase works by impressionist Claude Monet. Arts Worcester exhibits and promotes local contemporary artists, free of charge to the public. Notable for being the first in the nation to offer a tree canopy walkway open to the public, and as the birthplace of the first polar bear born and raised in New England.
Students are meshing their academic skills with real-world work experience to produce outcomes that will have tangible benefits for the city.Worcester gives its residents the best of both worlds: the intimate, affordable and manageable scale of a small city balanced with the pulse and rhythms of big-city life.It's where Worcester native/comedian Denis Leary delivered his first punchline and 1960s radical Abbie Hoffman, another local boy, raged for social justice.Major League Baseball's first perfect game was thrown here, and Mark Twain and Charles Dickens once lectured in fabled Mechanics Hall, which still hosts concerts, galas and important speakers. This former factory town lays claim as a center for biotechnology research, health care, financial services, higher education and green energy—an ideal setting for landing the right internship or job, and launching an enduring career.This former factory town lays claim as a center for biotechnology research, health care, financial services, higher education and green energy—an ideal setting for landing the right internship or job, and launching an enduring career.