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Oriel was founded in 1326 by King Edward II, and is the fifth oldest college in Oxford. Oriel is known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere and is committed to helping students achieve the highest academic standards. There is a strong sense of community within the college with an open friendliness between students of different years and subjects.
Situated in the centre of Oxford, Oriel is close to the University libraries and other facilities.