With almost 20,000 students, 8,500 University staff, 3,000 College employees, and 180,000 alumni, people are what make Oxford an internationally-renowned university.
Learn more about the Vice-Chancellor, the Chancellor and other key University figures.
Find out the names of some of the distinguished men and women who have studied or taught at Oxford.
Oxonian Nobel Laureates, winners of the Balzan Prize, Fields Medal and Rolf Schock Prize are listed here.
Discover the Oxford University scientists who played a key role in the founding of the Royal Society in 1660.
Geoffrey Hill was elected Oxford University Professor of Poetry on June 18 2010.
Oxford University’s Vice-Chancellor has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela following the death of the anti-apartheid icon and former President of South Africa at the age of 95 and said his association with the University would be remembered with fondness.