Freshers' e-Guide

This page is for Balliol offer-holders whose offers are full unconditional and who have received confirmation letters from the Undergraduate or Graduate Administrator.

Welcome to all Balliol Freshers! Please go through everything on this guide carefully, as it contains very important information about preparing for your arrival at Balliol.

You should find here everything that you need to know about starting life in College. If you cannot find the answers to your questions here, you are invited to email the Undergraduate Administrator or Graduate Administrator (as appropriate). Please only email if you have read the guide carefully.

This Freshers’ e-Guide will be available until the end of the 4th week of Michaelmas Term. Thereafter, for all queries please consult the College Handbook.

What you must do before you arrive

Pre-arrival – to do by the dates indicated:

Read before you arrive in October:

Don’t forget that it is essential that you bring your passport and any relevant visas with you when you report to the Freshers’ Reception Desk on Monday 2 October - see your Welcome Letter from the Undergraduate/Graduate Administrator.

Further information