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About the University of Oxford

As of my last update in January 2022, Oxford University remains a world-leading center of learning, teaching, and research. Established in the 12th century, it holds the distinction of being one of the oldest universities in the world and the oldest in the English-speaking world. Renowned for its academic excellence, Oxford continues to attract top scholars, researchers, and students from around the globe. Its rich history, coupled with a tradition of intellectual rigor and innovation, has cemented Oxford’s reputation as a preeminent institution in various fields, including the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and more. 

Dates of Term

Oxford’s year is divided into three terms and three vacations. Within each term, a “Full Term” of eight weeks is the main teaching period.

Dates of Term


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