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-LA – First Social Mixer at the Village Idiot

22 February 2017 | 7:00 pm

Announcing a new series of monthly mixers open to all, but with an emphasis on young alumni! Join us for the first one on 22 February.

 

OUS Ottawa – OxCam Hockey Match at UOttawa's Minto Arena

25 February 2017 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for an OxCam hockey match and post-game beers and food to resurrect the Ottawa alumni game and bring old mates together!

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Green Templeton College Event in New York City

27 February 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Professor Denise Lievesley will talk about the current role and challenges for graduate colleges in Oxford; a drinks reception will follow.

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OUS Mexico – Democracia, política anti-sistema y desiguladad

13 March 2017 | Time TBC

On Monday March 13th, there will be a conference at the Instituto Mora. Join us for informal drinks the following evening.

 

AN1924.3 Attributed to the Berlin Painter, Athenian red-figure amphora (storage jar); Zeus and the winged goddess of victory Nike pour a libation on a flaming alter, 525 – 475 BC. Image © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford.


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Ashmolean Loans in North America

Three pieces from the Ashmolean Museum's incredible collection will be loaned to the Princeton University Art Museum in Princeton, New Jersey for their exhibition The Berlin Painter and his World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. This exhibition runs from 4 March until 11 June 2017, and we hope you are able to make it! Be sure to tweet your reactions to us (@OxfordNA) and the Princeton University Art Museum (@PUArtMuseum). The entire exhibition will then travel to The Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, Ohio, where it will be on display from 7 July until 1 October 2017.

Click here to view all current loans in North America from Oxford Institutions
such as the Bodleian Libraries and the Ashmolean Museum.

Image information: AN1924.3 Attributed to the Berlin Painter, Athenian red-figure amphora (storage jar); Zeus and the winged goddess of victory Nike pour a libation on a flaming alter, 525 – 475 BC. Image © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford.

Giving

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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If you prefer to mail or fax a giving form, please download the form here.

Professor Louise Richardson with the North American Office team