Colleges of the University of Oxford

Aerial view of many of the colleges of the University of Oxford
Brasenose College in the 1670s

The University of Oxford has thirty-nine colleges, and six permanent private halls (PPHs) of religious foundation.

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St Edmund Hall, Oxford

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The medieval well located in the front quadrangle. The inscription reads "haurietis aquas in gaudio de fontibus salvatoris"
St Edmund of Abingdon
Terry Jones
Emma Kennedy
Stewart Lee
Bongbong Marcos (special diploma)
Al Murray
Larry Pressler
Keir Starmer QC
Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali
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Rear of the buildings on the east side of the Front Quad as seen from the Wolfson Dining Hall
Front gate
College library
St Edmund Hall in Queens Lane

St Edmund Hall (sometimes known as The Hall or informally as Teddy Hall) is a constituent college of the University of Oxford.

University College, Oxford

The Logic Lane covered bridge above Logic Lane running through University College, as viewed from the High Street.
A plaque dedicated to Boyle and Hooke telling of their achievements
Clement Attlee, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
William Beveridge, economist
Harold Wilson, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Edgar Whitehead, former Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia
Felix Yusupov, Russian aristocrat
John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon, former Lord Chancellor
The Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, politician and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
Bill Clinton, former President of the United States of America (did not graduate)
Robert Reich, economic advisor, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, and author
Bernard W. Rogers, former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army
William Weld, former Governor of Massachusetts and U.S. presidential candidate
Bob Hawke, former Prime Minister of Australia
Philip Hammond, former Chancellor of the Exchequer
Neil Gorsuch, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Festus Mogae, 3rd President of Botswana
Chelsea Clinton, lead at the Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative, daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Romantic poet
George Abbot, former archbishop of Canterbury
C. S. Lewis, author of the Chronicles of Narnia
Cecil William Mercer, novelist
Andrew Motion, former Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom
Max Hastings, historian and journalist
Nick Robinson, journalist
Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist and cosmologist
William Jones, philologist
John Radcliffe, physician and academic
Rudolph A. Marcus, Nobel Prize-winning chemist
University College, on the south side of the High Street.
University College, Oxford: aerial view with key and scale.
Main Quadrangle of the college.
The Shelley Memorial at University College, Oxford.
The interior of the chapel of University College, Oxford.
University College, Oxford: the library. Line engraving by J.H. Le Keux, 1861, after himself.
Courtyard of University College Oxford.
The new Boathouse for the University College Oxford Boat Club.
A view of Logic Lane toward the High Street from within University College, Oxford.

University College (in full The College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford, colloquially referred to as "Univ" ) is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.

Permanent private hall

Educational institution within the university.

Coat of arms

The principal difference between a college and a PPH is that whereas the former are governed by the fellows of the college, the governance of a PPH resides, at least in part, with the corresponding Christian denomination.

Balliol College, Oxford

Front Quadrangle, Old Library
William Butterfield's chapel
The interior of the chapel
The gateway to Balliol, designed by Alfred Waterhouse.
Cricket on the Master's Field with the Jowett Walk buildings in the background
St Cross Church
Balliol College rowing to Head of the River in Summer Eights 2008
Balliol College Dining Hall
The front of the college in Broad Street
Garden Quad
Balliol College Hall and SCR (from Fellows' Garden), Oxford
H. H. Asquith, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Edward Heath, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Shoghi Effendi, Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith
Aldous Huxley, writer and philosopher
Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Adam Smith, economist and author
Richard von Weizsäcker, former President of Germany
Sir Seretse Khama, Founding President of Botswana

Balliol College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

Merton College, Oxford

Walter de Merton, (c. 1205 – 27 October 1277), founder of Merton
Henry Savile, Warden from 1585 to 1621, had great influence on the development of the college
St Alban Hall, pictured in 1837, engraving by John Le Keux from a drawing by F. Mackenzie.
Merton as seen from Broad Walk
Merton College Chapel interior
Front quad, view opposite the chapel
Mob Quad in 2003, from Merton College Chapel tower
The Sundial Lawn
St Alban's quad
Merton Street
A Graduate of Merton College ca. 1754/55 attributed to George Knapton
The college boathouse on Boathouse Island, on the northern bank of the Isis
Merton viewed from the north from St Mary's Church
Merton College Chapel from just north of the Christ Church Meadow
Merton viewed from across the Christ Church Meadow to the south
View of the chapel tower
Fellows' quad
The front quad and the main entrance to the college
Mob quad
The south wing of the Upper Library
Old book bindings at the Merton College Library
Bookshelves in the Library
Globe dating from the 16th century
Library
Merton in 1865
Merton College Library
William of Ockham, major figure of medieval thought, commonly known for Occam's razor
John Wycliffe, early dissident in the Roman Catholic Church during the 14th century
Thomas Bodley, diplomat, scholar, founder of the Bodleian Library
John Jewel, Bishop of Salisbury and Anglican divine
William Harvey, the first to describe in detail the systemic circulation
José Gutiérrez Guerra, President of Bolivia between 1917 and 1920
Lord Randolph Churchill, British statesman, father of Winston Churchill
Max Beerbohm, essayist and caricaturist (self-caricature from 1897)
F.E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead, Conservative statesman and friend of Winston Churchill
Francis Herbert Bradley, British idealist philosopher
Frederick Soddy, awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1921
Nikolaas Tinbergen, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973
Anthony James Leggett, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2003
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Andrew Wiles, mathematician notable for proving Fermat's Last Theorem. Winner of the 2016 Abel Prize
Dana Scott, computer scientist known for his work on automata theory and winner of the 1976 Turing Award
Tony Hoare, computer scientist known for Quicksort, Hoare logic and CSP. Winner of the 1980 Turing Award
Alec Jeffreys, geneticist known for his work on DNA fingerprinting and DNA profiling
Artur Ekert, Cryptographer and one of the inventors of quantum cryptography
T. S. Eliot, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948
J. R. R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion
Andrew Irvine, English mountaineer who took part in the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition
Leonard Cheshire, highly decorated British RAF pilot during the Second World War
Roger Bannister, former athlete, doctor and academic, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile
Naruhito, Emperor of Japan
Bob Krueger, former U.S. Senator from Texas
Arthur Mutambara, Zimbabwean politician and former Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
Mark Thompson, CEO of the New York Times Company and former Director-General of the BBC
Howard Stringer, former CEO of Sony Corporation
Liz Truss, British politician serving as Foreign Secretary
Fiona Murray, Associate Dean for Innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management
Ulrike Tillmann, mathematician specializing in algebraic topology
Sunetra Gupta, professor of theoretical epidemiology
Alison Blake, British diplomat and former ambassador to Afghanistan
Princess Akiko of Mikasa, member of the Imperial House of Japan

Merton College (in full: The House or College of Scholars of Merton in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

Exeter College, Oxford

Exeter College
Exeter College's Broad Street frontage
Exeter College Chapel
The Fellows' Garden, looking toward Radcliffe Square
Dining hall
Exeter Recreation Ground buildings

Exeter College (in full: The Rector and Scholars of Exeter College in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England and the fourth-oldest college of the university.

Oriel College, Oxford

1675 copper engraving of the college, looking east across the front entrance and First Quad; on the left is the tiered garden where Second Quad would be built.
1733 copper engraving of the college, looking south, after the completion of Bishop Robinson's and Provost Carter's buildings in Second Quad
1919 photogravure of the college, looking south, after the completion of the Rhodes Building (in the foreground)
East range of First Quad; the ornate portico in the centre leads into a hall, the doors on either side lead to the undercroft (left) and chapel (right).
Bernard van Orley's Christ Falls, with the Cross, before a City Gate, which hangs in the chapel
Designed by James Wyatt and completed in 1796, this building houses the senior common rooms and library.
On the first floor of James Wyatt's building, the senior library, looking east
Statues of Cecil Rhodes, Edward VII and George V on the central bay of the Rhodes Building's High Street façade
On the first floor of No. 6 King Edward Street is a portrait bust of former student and benefactor Cecil Rhodes.
Rectory Road's Goldie Wing is one of the remaining buildings of a former convent.
Rectory Road's James Mellon Hall was built in 2000, on the site of Nazareth House.
Old leper Hospital of St. Bartholomew, Oxford
Oriel's coat of arms on a roof boss
Relief sculpture of the Prince of Wales's feathers, a heraldic badge used by the college, on the main gate
Oriel shares a boathouse with Lincoln and The Queen's Colleges.
During the 2006 Torpids, the double headship winning Oriel Men's and Women's Eights maintained the college's reputation for success in rowing.
Oriel alumnus, Sir Walter Raleigh.

Oriel College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in Oxford, England.

Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford

Lady Margaret Beaufort, after whom the college is named
The Hall, LMH
Leatare Quadrangle
The Wolfson Quadrangle outside Talbot Hall
Lady Margaret Hall Library
Lannon Quadrangle
Talbot Hall and the Toynbee buildings, as seen from the Gardens
The Clore Graduate Centre
Talbot Hall
LMH 1st VIII racing in Eights Week – rowing is one of the sporting activities of students at Oxford
Chalk Arms recording rowing successes at LMH
Lady Margaret Hall Boat Club Rowing Blazer
Members of LMH JCR in punts on an open day
Simpkins Lee Theatre at LMH
Blazon: Or, on a chevron between in chief two talbots passant and in base a bell azure a portcullis of the field.
Ex solo ad solem
Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Nigella Lawson, journalist and food writer
Michael Gove, politician
Ann Widdecombe, politician
Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner and female education activist
Gertrude Bell, traveller

Lady Margaret Hall (LMH) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England, located on the banks of the River Cherwell at Norham Gardens in north Oxford and adjacent to the University Parks.

Somerville College, Oxford

Somerville College Hall
The mathematician and scientist Mary Somerville, 1780–1872, after whom the college is named
Somerville College Library with hyacinths
House seen from the Quad
House seen from the east
Park Building
Somerville College Library
View of Hall and Maitland (right) from the quad
Hall
Darbishire Quad
Somerville College Chapel with Vaughan on the right
Wolfson building
ROQ East from outside the college
Somerville College in snow
Rowing blade design of Somerville College Boat Club
Somerville College Chapel
Somerville's Position in the Norrington Table since 2006
Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, the current principal

Somerville College, a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England, was founded in 1879 as Somerville Hall, one of its first two women's colleges.

St Anne's College, Oxford

Rear of Bevington Road
Wolfson Building
A STACS coffee, in a college branded KeepCup
The Ruth Deech Building, which houses the Porter's Lodge
The main entrance to Hartland House, with the college's coat of arms and motto
The Tim Gardam Building
St Anne's boathouse (centre) on The Isis, shared with St Hugh's College and Wadham College
Amanda Pritchard, first woman Chief Executive of NHS England
Sir Danny Alexander, former Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Tina Brown, editor of The Daily Beast and ex-editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker
Helen Fielding, creator of Bridget Jones
Mr Hudson, rapper and R&B artist
Penelope Lively, winner of the Booker Prize and Carnegie Medal
Sir Simon Rattle, principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic
Martha Kearney, journalist and broadcaster
Polly Toynbee, journalist and writer
37 Banbury Road, containing offices of fellows of the college
The Rayne Building viewed from the quadrangle
The Gatehouse, which was demolished in the 2014–15 academic year
The rear of Trenaman House viewed from the Bevington Road garden
Trenaman House (Upper) containing St Anne's Coffee Shop (STACS) and some undergraduate accommodation
Wolfson Building
Hartland House in its parkland setting

St Anne's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.