Life in Oxford
Oxford is a beautiful city with an interesting history and lots to do. Here are some of the features that make it a great place to live and study.
Oxford University is one of the world's oldest and most famous universities. Its Colleges, libraries and faculties are spread throughout the city.
It is very easy to travel from Oxford into London or to major airports. The journey takes only an hour by train into the centre of London.
Oxford's transport system is very good, and you will be able to travel easily by bus – or you might prefer to travel like a typical Oxford student, by bicycle!
Oxford is a friendly and safe city, and small enough that you will not get lost. Whether you are living in College accommodation or with a host family, you will always be looked after, and you will find that the people of Oxford are welcoming and helpful.
There is a lot to do in Oxford outside studies – from boating on the river to ice-skating, bowling to theatre. See the box on the right for a list of a few activities available.