Outreach Talks and Events

Balliol runs several annual programmes and events designed to widen access to the University of Oxford. Some are available only to schools in Hertfordshire (our link region) and some are open to students from any school.

KS3 Learning Days for Year 7 and Year 8 students

These days are for able students from state schools in Years 7 and 8, run in conjunction with St Peter’s College.

Forthcoming KS3 Learning Days:

Subject Taster Days for Year 12 students

These events are for students in Year 12 who are giving serious consideration to applying to Oxford. The day typically involves academic sessions, and advice on the admissions process and interviews.

Forthcoming Taster Days:

Floreat Access Programme for Year 12 students

Balliol offers a year-long academic programme to Year 12 students from state schools in Hertfordshire. For details, please see this page.

Public admissions talks

We give public presentations on applying to Oxford at Hertfordshire schools, suitable for all students, teachers and parents. If you are in Hertfordshire and would like to host a public event at your school or college, please email Pravahi Osman to discuss: outreach@balliol.ox.ac.uk.

Other access events

Balliol also supports several university-wide access initiatives: