Oxford is known throughout the world as a beautiful University City, home to one of the most ancient and renowned centres of learning. Oxford University is comprised of more than thirty-five colleges, many of which were founded in the Middle Ages and almost all of which are situated close to the City Centre.
Oxford is a lively city in a rich, cultural, historical and architectural setting. It has an estimated population of 153,500 inhabitants, including over 42,000 full and part time students during term-time. Tradition mingles with modern life to create a unique, thrilling atmosphere in which to work and socialise. Restaurants, shops and theatres thrive in the midst of the best museums, libraries and colleges.
Situated in the heart of England, Oxford is only an hour by train or coach from the centre of London. Using direct services, it is well connected with all major airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted). It is also centrally located to give easy access to some of England’s most beautiful countryside and other visitor attractions including Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswolds, Windsor and Bath.