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: Most Acclaimed Lecturer

Oxford University students have given Balliol Maths Lecturer Dr Vicky Neale a Most Acclaimed Lecturer Award

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.