Cumbria University‚ UK′s newest university with long history‚ had its foundation in agriculture studies‚ now adopts bitcoin payment system in support of a study under Institute for Leadership and Sustainability to examine the role of complementary currencies. In doing so, students get the firsthand experience in digital currency transactions‚ and draw out information related to the study.
Cumbria University is not the only university that accepts bitcoins. The first in history was the University of Nicosia‚ Cyprus.
“The University of Nicosia becomes the first accredited university in the world to accept Bitcoin payments‚ launches an MSc Degree in Digital Currency and proposes initiation of a Comprehensive Framework for developing Cyprus into a hub for Bitcoin trading, processing and banking.” – unic
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