Admissions

Balliol is one of Oxford’s larger colleges, with a thriving community of about 370 undergraduates and a nearly equal number of graduates. We welcome applications from students from any background and from anywhere in the world. We hope you will find all you need to know, in order to make an application, in the Undergraduate Admissions and Graduate Admissions pages.

Admissions team

Tutor for Undergraduate Admissions

Dr Shimeld oversees all the College’s Undergraduate Admissions activity.

Tutor for Graduate Admissions

Professor Barford oversees all the College’s Graduate Admissions activity.

Undergraduate Admissions Administrator

Victoria manages the technical elements and practical arrangements of the Undergraduate Admissions exercise and is the first point of contact for applicants and their schools with enquiries about the procedure for making applications, and the way in which applications are considered. 

Graduate Admissions Administrator

Stacey manages the technical elements and practical arrangements of the Graduate Admissions exercise and is the first point of contact for applicants.

The David Freeman Outreach Officer

Ben arranges events in College, and visits schools to encourage candidates to consider higher education generally, and Oxford particularly: for more information, see the Schools and Outreach section.