University of Oxford

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 after the University of Bologna. It grew rapidly from 1167 when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris. After disputes between students and Oxford townsfolk in 1209, some academics fled north-east to Cambridge where they established what became the University of Cambridge. The two 'ancient universities' are frequently jointly called 'Oxbridge'. The history and influence of the University of Oxford has made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

The university is made up of 39 constituent colleges, and a range of academic departments, which are organised into four divisions. All the colleges are self-governing institutions within the university, each controlling its own membership and with its own internal structure and activities. It does not have a main campus, and its buildings and facilities are scattered throughout the city centre. Undergraduate teaching at Oxford is organised around weekly tutorials at the colleges and halls, supported by classes, lectures, seminars, and laboratory work provided by university faculties and departments; some postgraduate teaching includes tutorials organised by faculties and departments. It operates the world's oldest university museum, as well as the largest university press in the world and the largest academic library system nationwide.

In the fiscal year ending 31 July 2018, the university had a total income of £2.237 billion, of which £579.1 million was from research grants and contracts. The university is quoted as among the best higher learning institutions by most international and major national league tables.

Oxford has educated many notable alumni, including 28 prime ministers of the United Kingdom and many heads of state and government around the world. As of November 2019, 72 Nobel Prize winners, 3 Fields Medalists, and 6 Turing Award winners have studied, worked, or held visiting fellowships at the University of Oxford, while its alumni have won 160 Olympic medals. Oxford is the home of numerous scholarships, including the Rhodes Scholarship, which is one of the oldest international graduate scholarship programmes. Provided by Wikipedia

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by Late member of the University of Oxford
Published 1768
Printed at the Theatre; for J. Fletcher, in the Turl, and sold by J. Fletcher and Co. in St. Paul's Church-Yard, London
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by Servitour of the University of Oxford
Published 1709
printed, and sold by H. Hills in Black-Fryars, near the Water-Side

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by Gentleman of the University of Oxford
Published 1773
printed for F. Newbery, at the Corner of St. Paul's Church Yard; W. Randall, in Pall Mall; and G. Woodfall, Charing Cross

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by Graduate of the University of Oxford
Published 1830
Saunders and Otley

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by Gentleman of the University of Oxford
Published 1774
Printed for R. Snagg, in Pater-noster Row; J. Randall, Pall Mall; J. Almon, in Piccadilly; J. Robson, in Bond Street; J. Walter, Charing Cross; and W. Brown, the Corner of Essex Street, Temple Bar

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by Gentleman of the University of Oxford
Published 1759
printed for R. Baldwin, at the Rose in Pater-Noster Row

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Published 1759
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Published 1737
printed for L. Gilliver and J. Clarke, at Homer's Head in Fleetstreet, and at their Shop in Westminster-Hall
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Published 1729
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Published 1773
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Published 1740
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Published 1708
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Published 1793
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Published 1714
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