School Visits: FAQs

When can we visit?

We host schools visits throughout the year, Monday-Friday, with some restrictions outside University terms and during exam periods. It is always easiest for schools to suggest a few dates which work for them. We will always try to accommodate you.

How many students can we bring?

A group of around 20-25 students works well.

Where is Balliol?

You can find visitor information here.

Where can we park?

There is no parking at Balliol. You are advised to use the Park and Ride services. Please allow extra time for travelling into the town centre.  

When do you need final numbers and dietary requirements by?

Two weeks before your visit.

Do we have to stay for lunch?

No. Lunch is optional.

Can we bring a packed lunch?

Of course, but you are not able to eat it in Balliol without special permission. 

What other advice and support do you offer?

We are always happy to advise individual students, teachers and parents. Please contact

In addition, take a look at our Open Days and Access and Events Programmes pages for more information about our access and outreach offerings.