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 NorCal: Picnic at Crane Cove Park

4 June 2022  |  1:00 PM ET

Get some fresh air and join OUS NorCal members for a picnic at Crane Cove Park! Be sure to bring your own supplies, including blankets, food, etc.

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Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

7 June 2022  |  7:30 PM ET

The American Friends of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra and the International Dinner Committee requests the pleasure of your company for our Spring Gala Benefit Dinner. Founder, Music Director and Conductor, Maestro Marios Papadopoulos leads works by Bruch, Sarasate and Brahms in the Carnegie Hall debut of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra. This professional ensemble is the official Orchestra in Residence at the University of Oxford.


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OAANY & Cantab Happy Hour

10 June 2022 | 6:30pm ET

The New York alumni societies of Oxford and Cambridge are hosting a joint happy hour at the Salmagundi Art Club. Explore the artwork, meet the club's members, make new connections, and catch up with friends!

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OxEN: Startup Bootcamp - Political Risks

24 June 2022 | 1:00pm ET

Join Oxford Entrepreneurs Network (OxEN) to hear what political risk means for the startup and venture community. Chris Oates will be talking about how entrepreneurs can be aware of the broader geopolitical trends swirling around their business, and how to react to them.


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June Alumni Author

Marilynn Richtarik, who completed MPhil and DPhil degrees in English at Oxford, is a Professor of English at Georgia State University in Atlanta and the author of Acting Between the Lines: The Field Day Theatre Company and Irish Cultural Politics 1980-1984 (Oxford University Press, 1994) and Stewart Parker: A Life (Oxford University Press, 2012). In 2017, she taught and conducted research at Queen’s University Belfast as a US Fulbright Scholar. She’s currently working on a book about literary reactions and contributions to the peace process in Northern Ireland that culminated in the 1998 Good Friday Agreement.

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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