Balliol College

Academic excellence

Balliol College is a place where people of exceptional potential study with academics who are experts in their field.

Social responsibility

In this community in the centre of Oxford, Balliol generates ideas and educates people who seek to change the world for the better.

Wolfson winner

Halik Kochanski (Balliol 1985) has won the £50,000 Wolfson History Prize 2023 with her book Resistance: The Underground War in Europe, 19391945.

Balliol Sanctuary Fund

Balliol has launched a fund to provide a secure home for students fleeing conflict and repression. The ambition is to fully fund one undergraduate and postgraduate at Balliol on an ongoing basis.

Access programmes for Year 12 students

Applications are now open for our sustained contact programmes for Year 12 students from UK state schools.