Oxford University, 3 Church Walk, Oxford OX2 6LY, UK

University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is perennially one of the top-ranked academic institutions in the world. It is located in the English city of Oxford and is the oldest surviving university in the English-speaking world. Oxford is a collegiate university, which means that it is comprised of independent colleges (there are 38 colleges). Each college consists of academics and students from a broad range of disciplines. All students are a member of one of Oxford's colleges while studying a course. Most undergraduate teaching at Oxford is organised around weekly tutorials at various colleges and halls. For over 100 years, the university has served as the home of the Rhodes Scholarship, which brings students from a number of countries to study at Oxford as postgraduates. Students from more than 140 countries and territories make up a student population of over 20,000. The city is very much a "student town" and is a lively place, with many pubs and restaurants and cultural events. It is also only an hour away from central London, with all its attractions.