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 – Annual Dinner

11 January 2018 | 6:30 pm 

The OUS Ottawa Annual Dinner featuring the United Kingdom’s High Commissioner to Canada, HE Susan Jane le Jeune d’Allegeershecque.


OAANY – OxCam Happy Hour in NY

17 January 2018 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Please join us to welcome in the New Year with a joint Oxford and Cambridge alumni happy hour, organized by OAANY and CantabNYC.


OUS NorCal – OII Event in Palo Alto

18 January 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a short talk with Phil Howard of the Oxford Internet Institute which will introduce the latest research from the Oxford University team.


New England – Annual Burns Nicht

27 January 2018 | 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

OxCam New England cordially invites you to the 11th Annual Ancient Universities Burns Nicht at the Winchester Country Club.



Breakthrough Prize Awards

 "My experience is that discovering the truth is not easy, but immensely rewarding."

Congratulations to Oxford's own Professor Kim Nasmyth, who received a prestigious Breakthrough Prize for his work on the separation of duplicated chromosomes, which has helped us to better understand genetic diseases such as cancer.



Read more about the Breakthrough Prize Awards





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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