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.

News highlight: Recognitions of Distinction

Oxford University has given Recognition of Distinction awards to three Balliol Fellows.

Welcome

Welcome

The Master describes the Balliol experience and and some of the achievements of its alumni.

Why Balliol?

Why Balliol?

Generous financial help, a central location, one of Oxford's liveliest JCRs, an illustrious history and other great reasons to apply here.

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.