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 San Diego: Parlour Talk with Richard Price -

10 June 2021 | 9:00pm PT

Dr. Richard Price (All Souls, Oxford) will recount the journey of from doing his D.Phil in philosophy, to raising $38 million in venture capital, and growing to over 150 million registered users.


OxCam New England: Neil Ayer Cup Polo

13 June 2021 | 3:00pm ET

OxCam New England members and friends are invited to the USPA Neil Ayer Cup at the Myopia Hunt Club, the oldest active Polo Club in America, a great day out!

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OxCam Toronto: Panel Discussion - Cannabis in Canada

24 June 2021 | 6:30pm ET

Explore the changing landscape in Canada's cannabis laws, the marketing of cannabis, recreational versus medical cannabis, as well as the explosion in retail cannabis with a panel discussion featuring three leading Canadian cannabis experts.

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The Varsity Rugby Matches

4 July 2021

The postponed 2020 Varsity Matches have been rescheduled for Sunday 4 July 2021 at Welford Road, the home of the English Premiership team Leicester Tigers. The Women’s match will kick-off at 8am ET followed by the Men’s Match at 10:30am ET. Both matches will be available via a Live Streaming option.


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Malaria vaccine becomes first to achieve


WHO-specified 75% efficacy goal

The vaccine, trialed in 450 children, achieved an efficacy rate of 77%, shows a favorable safety profile, and presents an excellent potential for large-scale manufacturing and low-cost supply.  Watch an interview here with Professor Adrian Hill, Director of the Jenner Institute, discussing this vaccine breakthrough. 

Read more about Oxford's Malaria vaccine 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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