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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OxCam New England: Blue Hills Reservation Hike

15 May 2022  |  9:00 AM ET

Get some fresh air and join OxCam New England members for a hike at Blue Hills Park State Reservation!

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Neurodiversity in ADHD with Professor Gaia Scerif

19 May 2022  |  1:00 PM ET

How can parents and educators best develop the talents and strengths of children diagnosed with ADHD?

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Ukrainian Refugees Event with David Miliband

19 May 2022 | 6:00pm ET

Hosted by the New York City Bar Association. Oxford alum and International Rescue Committee President David Miliband will discuss the ongoing refugee crisis caused by the war in Ukraine.

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Saving Knowledge From the Deluge: Creating a Digital Ark

24 May 2022 | 1:00pm ET

Join Bodley's Librarian, Richard Ovenden, to explore how a 400 year old library is helping to preserve the future of online information by making web archives more accessible for researchers and members of the public.


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May Alumni Author

Joseph McAleer received his M.A. and D.Phil. in Modern History from Oxford. His previous books include Popular Reading and Publishing in Britain, 1914–1950 (OUP, 1992), which received the inaugural Longmans/History Today Book of the Year Award; Passion’s Fortune: The Story of Mills & Boon (OUP, 1999); and Call of the Atlantic: Jack London’s Publishing Odyssey Overseas, 1902–1916 (OUP, 2016). A Connecticut Yankee, he has held a variety of interesting jobs, including college professor, administrator of the Hawthornden Castle Literary Institute in Scotland, corporate PR head, spokesman for the Roman Catholic Church, publisher, and national film critic.

Learn more about the author here.



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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