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


OUS Northern California: Holiday Party

14 December 2019 I 5:30pm

Join fellow Oxford alumni for drinks and refreshments at 18 Reasons, in San Francisco's Mission District.  



OxCam Midwest: Dickens' London Christmas

20 December 2019 I 5:30pm

OxCam Midwest invites you to the highlight of the Twin Cities holiday party season, including the Fezziwig Ball, at the Livingston Griggs Mansion.


Oxford University Society of Ottawa: Annual Dinner

 9 January 2020 I 6:00pm 

The Oxford University Society of Ottawa Annual Dinner will be held in the Navy Officers' Mess, HMCS Bytown Wardroom.


OxCam New England: Alumni Burns Nicht

25 January 2020 I 6:00pm 

The 13th Annual Ancient Universities Alumni Burns Nicht will be held in Copley Square. Reception will begin at 6:00, dinner at 7:00.





Medical Sciences Division named top institution for ninth consecutive year! 

Oxford University has been ranked as the world's best institution for medical and health teaching and research for the ninth consecutive year in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The subject-specific tables for clinical, pre-clinical and health studies follow on from the announcement that Oxford has been ranked the top university in the world by the same publication for the fourth year running. Oxford also came in third place for life sciences and seventh place for physical sciences. The ranking is based on criteria measuring teaching, research, industry income, international outlook and citations, which are combined to provide a comparison of universities worldwide. 

Read more about the Medical Sciences Division ranking 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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The North American Office team