Green Templeton College (GTC), Oxford’s newest graduate college, was founded in 2008 following the historic merger of Green College and Templeton College. It has a distinctive academic profile, specialising in subjects relating to human welfare and social, economic and environmental well-being in the 21st century, including medical sciences, management, and most social sciences. This range of subject areas has generated a number of exciting inter-disciplinary College-based academic initiatives, including the Oxford Health Experiences Institute, the Emerging Markets Symposium, the Management in Medicine Programme, and the Global Health Policy Programme.
The College is based at the beautiful Radcliffe Observatory site on Woodstock Road, within easy walking distance of the city centre, the Saïd Business School and the University Science Area.
Collaboration and interaction between students and Fellows is actively encouraged and supported, with this dynamism symbolised by a single common room and dining room. Friendly and informal, the diverse College community forms the backdrop for a lively academic and social scene.
Facilities for students with disabilities
- A small number of student rooms are adapted for students with disabilities
- A limited number of parking spaces are available at College houses and at Rewley Abbey Court
- The EP Abraham Lecture Theatre has lift access and is fitted with a loop aerial for use with hearing aids
- The dining room on the ground floor of the Observatory is fully accessible
- Applicants with particular needs are encouraged to contact GTC in advance to discuss their requirements
- GTC is currently developing a new Library, due to be completed in September 2013, which will combine access to key texts in all GTC subjects with quiet workspace in a modern, tranquil environment
- Access to online catalogues and databases is provided, with tuition where required
- Wireless internet access is available across the site, including all student rooms on-site and in annexe
- Three on-site computer rooms provide fifteen computers and printing facilities for student us
Art, music, drama and sport
- On-site facilities for tennis, squash and gym.
- Active boat club with College boathouse at Longbridges
- Also active in cricket, football, rugby and table tennis
- College societies include Welfare and Wine, Richard Doll Medical Society and Book Club
- Regular lectures take place in term-time
- A number of Research Centres in various disciplines are based at GTC; please see the GTC website for details
- Funding available for student-led academic activities such as the annual Human Welfare Conference
- Personal and Professional Development programme offers interactive workshops to develop emotional intelligence, greater awareness of self and others, improved presentation and negotiation skills, as well as a popular personal coaching scheme