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Visiting Oxford

We are always very happy to welcome state-school groups to the College to find out more about Oxford.

These visits usually include:

  • an introduction to the University
  • a Q&A session with current undergraduates
  • a tour of the College
  • the opportunity to take part in a skills workshop or academic taster session

We provide lunch and refreshments, and in some cases, we can also arrange additional tours of other colleges and departments. 

We are very happy to adapt our programme to suit your group's individual requirements, so please do discuss your needs with our Outreach team at

Visiting your School or College

Our Outreach team are happy to visit UK state schools and colleges to talk to any Sixth Formers who are interested in applying to Oxford, or to talk to younger pupils about the importance of GCSE and A-level choices, the University of Oxford, and Higher Education generally. 

We can provide talks, workshops, and Q&A sessions on a variety of topics, which we can adjust to suit your needs. In the past, we have covered topics such as interviews at Oxford, UCAS personal statements, GCSE subject choices, choosing an Oxford college, and admissions tests. If possible we may also bring a current undergraduate student along to answer questions. 

If you would like us to visit your school or college, please contact If possible, we ask for there to be a minimum group size of 10 students per sessions, so it may sometimes be appropriate for schools and colleges in the same area to host a joint event, bringing together pupils that are thinking about applying to Oxford. We are happy to help you approach other schools in your area if you would like to host this kind of event. 

Oxford Pathways Programme

The College also supports the Oxford Pathways Programme for students in Years 10 to 12. This is an initiative coordinated by the colleges of the University of Oxford and aims to provide information, advice and guidance on higher education and Oxford to academically able students, and staff members, in non-selective state schools with little history of students progression to Oxford. All of their events are run in Oxford, and are free to attend. 

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