The University of Oxford

Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. It combines the best of history with contemporary thinking, offering outstanding facilities, such as the Bodleian Library and all the benefits of college life.

The University of Oxford is distinctive in using a wide range of methods to deliver teaching, with a focus on individual and small-group tuition. Small-group teaching in tutorials is complemented with larger classes and seminars that provide students with a variety of learning experiences and teaching excellence.

Oxford is renowned for the quality and diversity of its research and offers lively academic debate in an international environment. It is consistently ranked number 1 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and is in the highest tier for Social Science subjects internationally. 

Oxford’s vantage point and distinctly global outlook attracts a plethora of internationally renowned visitors, including presidents and prime ministers, academics, policy makers and commentators, who come to Oxford to talk about the great issues of the day. Oxford gives its students a unique opportunity to create a network of worldwide links that is vital in building a successful career.

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