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


OxCam Nova Scotia - Second Tuesday Lunch

9 April 2019 

Accompany your fellow Oxonians for lunch every second Tuesday of each month.



OxCam New England – Royal Oak Foundation Spring Lectures

11 April 2019 I 6:00 pm 

Members of the Society and their guests are invited to two Royal Oak Lectures, "A Woman of No Importance" and "My Darling Winston."


OUS Northern California - 84th Annual San Fran Boat Race Dinner

18 April 2019 | 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Please join your fellow Oxonians at this year's Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race Dinner!



OUS San Diego - Life After at The Old Globe

24 April 2019 l 6:00 pm 

The Old Globe’s artistic director Barry Edelstein (Pembroke College, 1986) directs the American premiere of this rapturously beautiful and stirring new musical.






Oxford Triumphs in QS Rankings

Across Five Subject Areas!

The University of Oxford has come top in five subject areas in the latest and highly-regarded QS rankings, the highest number of subject firsts in the UK. Oxford is number 1 for: English Language & Literature, Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Archaeology, Anthropology, and Geography, plus in the broad subject area of Arts and Humanities.        

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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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