In Oxford | University of Oxford
Aerial view of Oxford
Aerial view of Oxford

In Oxford

Visiting the University through one of our events is an excellent opportunity to meet tutors and students, visit colleges and academic departments and get to know the city.

Open Days

Oxford's open days are your best way to find out what studying here is really like. You'll be able to visit parts of the University that are not usually open to the public, like laboratories and libraries. Read more about open days.

Further Education and Sixth Form Open Days

Mansfield College and Worcester College offer open days specifically for students at Further Education colleges and Sixth Form colleges. Find out more

School and college visits

We welcome school and college groups visiting the University, its colleges and academic departments throughout the year. If you'd like to arrange a visit to Oxford for a school or college group, please contact your link college.

UNIQ Summer Schools

UNIQ is a programme of free summer schools at Oxford University, open to students studying in their first year of further education and who are based at UK state schools or colleges. Students apply for a specific course that aims to give you a realistic view of Oxford student life. Find out more.

Oxford Pathways Programme

The Oxford Pathways Programme is an initiative coordinated by the colleges of the University of Oxford, with support from the Sutton Trust. The programme aims to provide information, advice and guidance on higher education and Oxford to academically able students, and staff members, in non-selective state schools with little history of student progression to Oxford.  All of our events are run in Oxford, and are free to attend. For more information, see www.pathways.ox.ac.uk.

Is my school eligible?

We work with specifically targeted state schools across the UK. On the whole these are schools without sixth forms, or schools with little, if any, history of sending students to Oxford.

Events we run

  • Year 10 Taster Days run from February to May.  
  • Year 11 Investigating Options Days take place in November and July.
  • Year 12 Study Days run in March.  
  • Year 13 Oxford Application Information Day takes place in September.