The University of Oxford is oldest and well known university of the world and located in Oxfordshire, England. This university was established in 1096, also known as The chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford. University has 30 colleges with different courses, labs and libraries. Currently Oxford University is placed on first position according to the ranking of Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
The Oxford University is affiliated with IARU, Russell Group, Europaeum, EUA, Golden Triangle, G5, LERU, SES, University of UK.
Balliol College, Baresnose College, Lady Margaret College, Lincoln College, Christ Church College, Corpus Christi College, Magdalen College, Merton College, Exeter College, New College, Oriel College, Jesus College, Pembroke College, Harris Manchester College, Hertford College, University College, Trinity College, St Anne’s College. St Benet’s College, St Catherine’s College, St Edmund College, St Hilda’s College, St Hugh College, St John College, St Peter College, SomerVille College. Wadham College, Worcester College, Wycliffe Hall, Regent Park College, Keble College.
The University is offering more than 30 courses in undergraduate and postgraduate like Archaeology and Anthropology. Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical, Chemistry, Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, Classics, Classics and English, Classics and Modern Languages, Classics and Oriental Studies, Computer Science, Computer Science and Philosophy, Earth Sciences, Economics and Management, English Language and Literature, English and Modern Languages, European and Middle Eastern Languages, Fine Arts, Geography, History, History (Ancient and Modern), History and Economics, History and English, History and Modern Languages, History and Politics, History of Arts, Human Sciences, Law, Material Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Mathematics and Philosophy, Modern Languages, Music, Modern Languages and Linguistics, Oriental Studies, Law, Philosophy and Modern Language, Physics, Philosophy and Theology, Psychology (Experimental), Religion and Oriental studies, Theology and Religion.
In Oxford University, students get enrolled from 150 countries each year. So all those international students who decide their educational destination Oxford University they submit admission application till 15th October and they will follow same procedure which is mention for local students but they will submit some additional scorecard and test reports. It may include English language test scorecard, visa and immigration information. University’s authority can take interview and arrange some tests for international students.
If your basic language is English and you have been always resident and citizen of a majority English speaking country recognizes by UK visa and Immigration or you are a past student of Oxford University and applying for readmission then there is no need to submit English’s proficiency letter. Otherwise you will submit the English proficiency letter’s copy as evidence for admission. All students will submit their application form themselves because university will not take applications through agents. There are no relationships of Uni with any agent. All students can prepare their applications form without help of agencies and all admission information is mentioned on the website of Oxford University. All candidates will have to pay £75.00 for one application and this fee is fixed for each course. You can pay this fees through debit or credit card in British Pounds sterling.
If you are citizen of low income country as declared by the World Bank and can’t afford application fee then you can apply for admission through fee wavier application. For this you must meet these requirements if you are eligible for fee wavier:
- Your country is listed in low income countries list according to the World Bank.
- You would be unable to apply in this university without an application fee waiver
- You meet the entry requirements for your course.
In the world of politics, Oxford University always played a vital role throughout its history. Oxford University delivered many famous politicians. Former British Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, Boris Johnson attended OU while pursuing their studies. International Students who attended Oxford and latter becomes big politicians includes Indra Gandhi, Bill Clinton and Aung San Suu Kyi.
Some famous scientists also attended OU like Stephen Hawking, Time Berners and Dorothy Hodgkin, all these scientists earned big fame in the world of sciences and research.
Oxford University has world’s second oldest and currently world’s largest press according to the latest survey. This press publishes 6000 volumes of new books per year. Concise Oxford English Dictionary, the Oxford World’s Classics, the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and the Concise Dictionary of National Biography are the famous books published by Oxford’s Publishing Press.
Awards & Nobel Prizes:
According to survey in November 2020, Oxford University has won 72 Nobel prizes. Three Fields Medalists and six Turning Award winners have either studied, worked or held visiting fellowship at the university. While five famous winners were Professors at uni; John b Goodenough, Dorothy Hodgkin, Sir Howard Florey, Malala Yousafazai, T.S Eliot.
Libraries & Museums:
The university maintains the largest library system in the UK. With over 11 million volumes housed on 120 miles of shelving, the Bodleian group is the second-largest library in the UK, after the British Library. The Bodleian is a legal deposit library, which means that it is entitled to request a free copy of every book published in the UK. As such, its collection is growing at a rate of over three miles (five kilometers) of shelving every year.
Oxford University has also been organizing many museums and all are free for the public. The Ashmolean Museum is oldest museum of UK and it was established in 1683 and developed now with lot of collections of art and archaeology. The University Museum of Natural History holds the university’s zoological, entomological and geological specimens. It is housed in a large neo-Gothic building on Parks Road, in the university’s Science Area.
Oxford University Scholarships
Oxford University is offering scholarships to international students. Students are eligible in Oxford Bursary or Crankstart scholarship if they are pursuing their 1st undergraduate degree or undergraduate Medicine degree. If you are starting your session in 2021 then you will be notified about scholarships from mid to late September 2021.
While applications has been closed for scholarships 2021 and dead line was 10th February now candidates will submit their applications in January 2022. Oxford University is free for those students who are studying their first degree and their family’s income is less than £42,875 per year. Such students are also eligible for an annual non repayable bursary for living costs but this offer is just for UK citizens.
Once scholarship is awarded, The University will provide full refund in respect of tuition fees to all students while accommodation and living costs grant will also be provided. You can get return air ticket fare per year as well.
The Countries Which Are Eligible For Oxford University Scholarships 2021-2022 include:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Central African Rep
- Comoros, Congo
- Dem. Rep
- Congo Rep
- Costa Rica
- Cote d’Ivoire
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
All international students belonging to above 52 mentioned countries can apply for Oxford Scholarships 2021. The applicants are eligible for this scholarships on the basis of good grades in their last degree.
How To Apply for Scholarship in Oxford University 2021
The candidates can apply for undergraduate course at the University of Oxford through UCAS. Students can check application status on university’s official website.