The University of Oxford is the most famous and prestigious in Britain
famous and prestigious in Britain.
• Oxford University has no precise date
of foundation, but evolved during the
• Oxford is an independent and selfgoverning institution, consisting of the
central University and the Colleges.
3. EducationThe length of the
degree course is 3
• The degrees are
awarded at public
• Full academic dress
is worn at
4. Bodleian libraryThe Bodleian Library, the University’s
main research library, is more than 400
years old and is acknowledged to be one
of the greatest libraries in the world.
5. Pitt Rivers MuseumPitt Rivers holds one
of the world’s finest
objects from every
continent and from
6. The Church of St. Mary the VirginThe University Church of St. Mary
the Virgin - first mentioned in the
Domesday Book, one of the best
views of Oxford is from the
magnificent tower, which was built
in the 13th century, the nave dates
from the 15th and 16th centuries.
7. SportsThere are a lot of
kinds of sport at
university, such as
they have a lot of fun.