All figures are taken from the Student Statistics website, and date from December 2012.
See below for an explanation of visiting and recognised student status.
Visiting students are students from overseas (in most cases from
countries outside the EU) spending up to one year in Oxford on an
related to the degree course they are following in their own country.
are members of an Oxford college but are not awarded a degree or any
other qualification from Oxford, although college can provide a record
of achievement, for example for
credit purposes at the home institution.Graduate Visiting
Students spend their time in an area of research with an Oxford tutor.
Recognised Student status is given to graduate
research students who are registered with another
university and have been admitted by a University of
Oxford faculty or department to undertake research
for their degree for a minimum of one and maximum of
three terms. It is also a status given to early
career researchers admitted by a faculty or
department to work with an Oxford academic or
researcher. Recognised Students are not affiliated to
an Oxford college or hall and will not receive an
Oxford qualification or any formal accreditation for
their studies here.