The oldest Oxford college continuously on one site, co-founded by a woman, Balliol is home to young people from many different backgrounds who have come to study with world-class academics. In this large, close-knit community right in the centre of Oxford, Balliol generates ideas and educates people who will change the world for the better.

About Balliol

About Balliol

The Master explains why Balliol is a great place both to study hard and to enjoy life to the full, and describes some alumni achievements.

Study here

Study here

Find out about the courses Balliol offers for undergraduates and postgraduates, in a wide range of disciplines.

Our Library

Our Library

Balliol’s intellectual hub, the Library offers 24/7 access to study space and books, and is home to world-class special collections.

Host an event

Host an event

Balliol has first-rate conference facilities and is an ideal venue for training courses, corporate hospitality and special events.

Give to Balliol

Give to Balliol

Support Balliol’s current students by making a donation to the Annual Fund.

Come and visit

Come and visit

We welcome visitors who wish to tour our beautiful buildings and gardens.