If you are considering applying to Balliol, the pages in this section have all the information you need.

Why Balliol? tells you what distinguishes Balliol from other colleges and gives an overview of the exceptional facilities.

You can find out more about exactly what it's like to be a student here in the Studying at Balliol section. There is a page dedicated to each subject of study offered, including some wise words from current undergraduates. For details on the actual process of making an application, visit Applying to Balliol.

You may have financial concerns; if so, read the Finance and Support section, which describes how much it costs to study here, and all the help available to you.

You may wish to find out more about all of these things by visiting the College at one of our Open Days.

If you are a prospective student or a teacher of prospective students and might be interested in participating in an event at Balliol to inform and inspire your journey to higher education, why not explore the oportunities described in our Outreach section?

Please address any queries to admissions@balliol.ox.ac.uk.

Balliol's core message on funding and access

You can read here Balliol's core message on funding and access.

To be informed about the implementation of government legislation, see the BBC University Funding Q&A and read the analysis and information provided by Oxford Professor Susan Cooper.

Undergraduate Admissions team

The Tutor for Undergraduate Admissions is Dr Sophie Marnette. Sophie is Tutor in French, and, as Tutor for Admissions, oversees all of the College's Undergraduate Admissions activity.

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The Outreach and Student Support Officer is Kate Kettle. Kate arranges events in College, and visits schools to encourage candidates to consider higher education generally, and Oxford particularly; she is also responsible for ensuring that all successful applicants are supported while holding offers, once they have started their courses here, and as they move on at the end of their courses. Kate can be contacted by email at outreach@balliol.ox.ac.uk.

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The Admissions Administrator is Victoria Holt. Victoria manages the technical elements and practical arrangements of the Undergraduate (and Graduate) 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. Victoria can be contacted by email at admissions@balliol.ox.ac.uk.