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University College

High Street, Oxford OX1 4BH, England
+44 1865 276602
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Endowed by William of Durham in 1249, University College is the oldest college of Oxford University.
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High Street, Oxford OX1 4BH, England
+44 1865 276602
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

University College inevitably causes confusion amongst American tourists who find it difficult to understand It is just one of more than thirty or so constituent colleges and not congruent with the University itself. 'So there's a university university as well as University college' is a...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

While we wandered along the High Street gawping at the wonderful old college buildings, we noticed a group of visitors in a doorway, ready to move off on a tour, so we joined them. Our guide was a graduate student of Medieval History and her...More

Thank Photeinos
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Atmospheric and spooky. As Oxford's oldest college, it has long been associated with the dark arts - other old boys include Daniel Dastarda (who spontaneously combusted sitting his finals) and Geoffrey de Blowstard (the last Englishman burnt at the stake, for mass poisoning of an...More

Thank 34Doris
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Walking past the beautiful entrance to the college we saw a tour was about to start. £2 for a fascinating 30min tour by a geology post grad student.

Thank catherinesX223EU
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This college has a lovely chapel with some wonderful stained glass windows and some original woodwork several hundred years old.

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 15 September 2016

You can actually stay in the student accommodation during summer vacation. I did - for a week and loved retreating from the bustle of The High to the serene setting of green quads and honey coloured stone when I had had enough of exploring the...More

Thank Jeneane_12
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Visiting University College is like going for a small adventure - while some parts are quite usual, there are amazing places definitely worth seeing.

Thank leuveen
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

An absolutely beautiful city. Loads to see and do. Plenty of choices for eating. Something to suit every pocket. Bus tour was very good, experienced guide gave lots of info.

Thank Phyllis D
Reviewed 10 April 2016

30 min guided tour taken by one of the students. Entry was just £2 for an adult which covered inside the chapel, dining room and other areas of the college. Well worth a visit.

Thank ColumbusCompass
Reviewed 9 April 2016

many authentic furniture, yelloe lime stone building itself, full of discipline, history and architecture, well worth a visit

Thank Dali B
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