An Oxford Education

Achieving and sustaining world-class excellence in every area of our teaching and research is at the heart of the University of Oxford's mission. The following pages provide an insight – from the perspective of students and graduates – into the experience of applying to Oxford, studying at the University, and the opportunities available after graduating.

These short films give an overview of an Oxford Education and you can also find out more about applying to study here by viewing our animations.

An Oxford Education

applying to oxford

Applying to Oxford

We want to ensure that the best students, regardless of background, apply to Oxford. Every year we visit hundreds of schools and colleges. In 2013 our summer schools are expanding to offer 850 places to high performing state school and college students. In 2014 there will be 1,000 places.

studying, tutorial at Oxford

Studying at Oxford

Our students receive an intensive education, including frequent tutorials, and are taught by academic leaders in their field. Colleges provide multidisciplinary communities within which students are supported and intellectually challenged.

After graduating

After graduating

An Oxford education provides a fantastic platform for the future. Oxford helps people realise their potential and develop skills for life. Our students go on to achieve outstanding things in all walks of life all over the world.