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 Colorado - Lecture and Book Signing with James Stevens Curl

14 May 2019 I 6:00 pm

The Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, Rocky Mountain, has kindly invited Oxford Alumni to attend its Lecture and Book Signing with 2019 Arthur Ross Award Winner James Stevens Curl!



OxCam Vancouver Island - 2019 Oxford and Cambridge Annual Party

24 May 2019 I 6:30 pm to 9:45 pm  

The Vancouver Island Oxford and Cambridge Society is pleased to invite you to the 2019 Annual Party, to be held once again at the home of Leigh Large, Sr.



OUS Atlanta - British-American Parliamentary Group Cocktail Reception

30 May 2019 l 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

You are invited to the British Consul's house in Atlanta for a cocktail reception honoring several visiting parliamentary members.



OxCam Toronto - The Oxford & Cambridge Society of Toronto Annual Gala

7 June 2019 I 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm 

Come join the Oxford & Cambridge Society of Toronto at the Annual Gala on June 7th to be transported back to your university days!






Oxford Triumphs in QS Rankings

Across Five Subject Areas!

The University of Oxford has come top in five subject areas in the latest and highly-regarded QS rankings, the highest number of subject firsts in the UK. Oxford is number 1 for: English Language & Literature, Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Archaeology, Anthropology, and Geography, plus in the broad subject area of Arts and Humanities.        

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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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