University College, Oxford

University College (in full The College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford,[1][4] colloquially referred to as "Univ"[5]) is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. It has a claim to being the oldest college of the university, having been founded in 1249 by William of Durham.

University College
Arms: Azure, a cross patonce between four [sometimes five] martlets or.
LocationHigh Street
Coordinates51.752453°N 1.251996°W / 51.752453; -1.251996
Full nameThe College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford
Latin nameCollegium Magnae Aulae Universitatis Oxon.[1]
Established1249; 772 years ago (1249)
Sister collegeTrinity Hall, Cambridge[2]
MasterValerie Amos, Baroness Amos
Undergraduates410[3] (2019/2020)
Boat clubUniversity College Boat Club
Location in Oxford city centre

As of 2018, the college had an estimated financial endowment of £132.7m.[6]

The college is associated with a number of influential people, including Clement Attlee, Harold Wilson, Bill Clinton, Neil Gorsuch, Stephen Hawking, C. S. Lewis, V. S. Naipaul, Robert Reich, William Beveridge, Bob Hawke, Robert Cecil, and Percy Bysshe Shelley.

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