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Political Creative City Rural Collegiate

UCAS code: O33

The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university in Oxford, England. There is evidence of teaching as early as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's second-oldest university in continuous operation. It grew rapidly from 1167 when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris.
Source: Oxford University Students' Union

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Varied union activities

59%

LOW

Sporty

72%

MED

Creative

69%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

53%

LOW

Political

85%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £27k HIGH
% of graduates in work or further study 97% MED

Number of students

27,315

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

57%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

23%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

46%

of students are male

Young / Mature

24%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

17%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

382 comments (93 students)
    • Facilities

      My own personal experience of accommodation was poor. The libraries cannot be faulted.

      2023, 1st year student, Theology And Religious Studies

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    • Support

      Amazing support when I suffered a bereavement. Everyone was so caring and supportive.

      2023, 1st year student, Theology And Religious Studies

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    • Unilife

      It is okay. You really have to seek out the opportunities yourself.

      2023, 1st year student, Theology And Religious Studies

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    • Course

      Teaching is generally acceptable- all tutors have a high level of expertise. The course remains old fashioned in both subject...

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      2023, 4th year student, History

      Course

      Teaching is generally acceptable- all tutors have a high level of expertise. The course remains old fashioned in both subject matter and approach. Best part is the flexibility offered by personalised small group teaching.

      2023, 4th year student, History

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    • Facilities

      Excellent libraries

      2023, 4th year student, History

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    • Overall

      Excellent educational opportunity - small group teaching, good facilities. Lots of work.

      2023, 4th year student, History

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