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May 04, 2021

Oxford Architecture | The Most Famous Buildings in Oxford

It may be small, but the city of Oxford is home to an outstanding collection of architectural masterpieces, many of which have become world-famous. In ….

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April 19, 2021

12 British Prime Ministers Who Studied at Oxford

For over 900 years, Oxford has educated some of the greatest political leaders in the world. And none more so than some of the most ….

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February 22, 2021

6 Great Mathematicians of Oxford

It’s no surprise that each year, our Oxford Maths courses academically-curious students from all over the world. Embracing pure and applied mathematics in one of ….

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January 25, 2021

A History of Somerville College, Oxford

From its founding in 1879, Somerville College has been encased by an inspiring history. Founded for women who were once refused entry to an Oxford ….

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May 11, 2020

8 Incredible Discoveries Developed by Professors at the University of Oxford

From various theoretical and psychological concepts to scientific breakthroughs, the University of Oxford has been home to a whole range of inventions and discoveries over ….

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April 30, 2020

A Guide to May Morning in Oxford

Every year, on May 1st, thousands of people gather on the streets of Oxford before dawn in a unique tradition to welcome the start of ….

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April 06, 2020

11 Must-Read Fiction Books Set in Oxford

For centuries, Oxford has been a great source of inspiration for writers looking to flex their creativity.  Not only has its iconic university produced some ….

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February 17, 2020

The 10 Oldest Universities in the World

Ever wondered what the 10 oldest universities in the world are? While the modern day experience at university may feel pretty different, the concept of ….

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February 07, 2020

6 Unusual University of Oxford Traditions

  Wearing White Tie to Exams Oxford finals (exams) must be sat in a mixture of garments, similar to white tie dress. The outfit, which ….

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