Balliol graduate students at the graduate centre Holywell Manor (photo: Rob Judges)

Academic excellence

Balliol College is a place where people of exceptional potential study with academics who are experts in their field.

Social responsibility

In this community in the centre of Oxford, Balliol generates ideas and educates people who seek to change the world for the better.

Professor Oliver Smithies on a visit to Balliol in 2011 (photo: Piers Nye)

Professor Oliver Smithies

The Nobel Prize winner and Honorary Fellow of Balliol died on 10 January 2017.

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Order of the Bath badge template (photo: Daderot [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons)

New Year Honours 2017

Congratulations to the Balliol Old Members who have received awards.

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University Challenge

University Challenge

The Balliol team is in the quarter-finals of the BBC2 quiz programme.

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