• Today more than a third of our students and more than forty percent of our academic staff hail from countries outside the United Kingdom.
• Oxford is at the forefront in studying topics of worldwide interest, from the dawn of the universe to the challenges of globalisation.
• Oxford academics have built untold numbers of research collaborations with international partners.
• Our Tropical Medicine laboratories are probably the most substantial overseas research presence of any university, employing some 1,500 staff in Asia and Africa to increase our understanding of how to treat tropical infectious diseases.
• Oxford has defined the English language for many people around the world through the dictionaries and other books of Oxford University Press (OUP). OUP is the world’s largest university press, with a presence in 50 countries.
• Our international alumni are 60,000 strong and spread across almost every country on earth.
• Today’s Oxford students, whether British or international, also enjoy access to a range of international experiences while studying here, including internships around the world, courses with study abroad components, and substantial support from the collegiate university for independent research abroad.
Oxford aims to deliver an
exceptional education, to carry out world-leading research, and to make
significant contributions to society - locally, nationally, and
internationally. Our extensive and ever-expanding global links have been
developed to serve these principles.