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 Houston – St. Thomas Aquinas: Truth and Change

18 October 2018 | 6:30 pm 

Please join OUS Houston to hear HOS member and Oxford alumnus, Professor Chris Martin present a discourse on St. Thomas Aquinas. 


Oxford University Society of LA – Alumni Drinks

18 October 2018 I 7:00 pm

Join us in this historic venue for a bit of early Halloween fun. Clifton's Cabinet of Curiosities will be sure to intrigue. 


OxCam New England – Royal Oak Lectures

 1 November & 15 November 2018

OxCam New England is co-sponsoring The Royal Oak Foundation Boston Fall lectures, taking place on 1 and 15 November.


Oxford & Cambridge Society of Oregon – Annual Luncheon

4 November 2018 | 12:30pm

We will be lunching at the Sentinel Hotel in downtown Portland, in their recently-refurbished Library Room.





Graduate Admissions Now Open!

The University of Oxford offers a unique experience to graduate students, including the opportunity to work with leading academics and with some of the very best libraries, laboratories, museums and collections worldwide. There are now over 350 courses accepting applications for 2019-2020.         

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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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