Christmas tree in the Master's Lodgings at Balliol (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.

Portrait of Dr Norma Aubertin-Potter by Emily Carrington Freeman

Portrait on display

A portrait by Emily Carrington Freeman (Balliol 2013) is in a new exhibition at the Weston Library.

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Dame Helen Ghosh (Master elect) and Lord Robert Reed (Visitor) (photo: Rob Judges)

New Master takes oath

Dame Helen Ghosh was presented to the Visitor and declared that she would faithfully perform the duties of her office.

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Professor Jin-Chong Tan (photo: Ian Taylor)

Major EU grant for engineering project

Professor Tan has been awarded €2.4 million for research at the cutting-edge of advanced materials.

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