The University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world and lays claim to nine centuries of continuous existence. As an internationally renowned centre for teaching and research, Oxford attracts students and scholars from across the globe, with almost a quarter of our students from outside of Great Britain. More than 130 nationalities are represented among a student population of over 18,000. Oxford is a collegiate university, with 39 self-governing colleges related to the University in a type of federal system. There are also seven Permanent Private Halls, founded by different Christian denominations. Thirty colleges and all halls admit students for both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Seven other colleges are for graduate students only; one has Fellows only, and one specializes in part-time and continuing education. For information about Oxford's North American Office, click here

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OUS Ottawa – Garden Party

18 July 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

You are invited to attend a Garden Party on the beautiful grounds at historic Earnscliffe, the residence of the British High Commissioner, on Wednesday 18th July.


OUS NorCal – Black Holes & Spin Offs

18 July 2018 I 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join OUS NorCal on Wednesday, July 18th at 6PM at the University Club in San Francisco to hear a talk delivered by Professor Katherine Blundell OBE.


OxCam Vancouver – Drinks

23 July 2018

Bridget Kendall, now Master of Peterhouse College, Cambridge, will be here in July and hosting a reception on Monday, July 23 at the Vancouver Club.


OUS San Diego – Gallery Talk

24 July 2018 | 6:00 pm

Join Marc André Meyers, Clare Hall, Distinguished Professor in Materials Science at UCSD, 6:00 pm at The Mangelsen Gallery on Girard Ave. in La Jolla, California.






Oxford receives Race Equality Charter bronze award

The Race Equality Charter provides a framework through which institutions work to identify and address institutional and cultural barriers faced by minority ethnic staff and students. Oxford received a Race Equality Charter bronze award from Advance HE and is one of only 10 UK universities to hold this award. The award recognises the University’s efforts and commitment to improve the representation, progression and success of minority ethnic staff and students. 

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For almost 1,000 years, Oxford University has been recognized and celebrated across the world as a jewel in the crown of world learning. Just as our past inspires us, it also demands that we achieve greater heights in the centuries to come. Inspired philanthropy has always played an important role in this University by providing resources for great scholarship, architectural jewels such the Bodleian Library and the Radcliffe Camera, or the great engineering, medical and scientific laboratories of the 20th century. By giving to Americans for Oxford, you are continuing this tradition of excellence. Thank you.

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