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 Alberta (Calgary) – Alumni Drinks

21 June 2018 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Drop in anytime between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Thursday, June 21st for alumni drinks at James Joyce!


OUS San Diego – The Squirrels at La Jolla Playhouse

22 June 2018 I 6:30 pm

Join us on Friday, June 22nd, for The Squirrels at La Jolla Playhouse. Organized by the Brown University Club and Ivy-Plus Clubs of San Diego.


OxCam Nova Scotia – Second Tuesday Lunch

10 July 2018

You are invited to the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Nova Scotia's ‘Second Tuesday’ lunch at the Henry House restaurant in Halifax.


OxCam Vancouver – 7th Annual Bardnic

14 July 2018 | 6:30 pm

The 7th annual Bardnic, consisting of a potluck dinner and watching a Bard on the Beach play, will be held on Saturday, July 14th!






Oxford receives Race Equality Charter bronze award

The Race Equality Charter provides a framework through which institutions work to identify and address institutional and cultural barriers faced by minority ethnic staff and students. Oxford received a Race Equality Charter bronze award from Advance HE and is one of only 10 UK universities to hold this award. The award recognises the University’s efforts and commitment to improve the representation, progression and success of minority ethnic staff and students. 

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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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