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  • 1. Oxford University & Colleges

    So which is better ? Oxford or Cambridge. When it comes to academic rating, Cambridge battles it out on the world stage with Harvard, but Oxford struggles to make the top ten. So a clear win...

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  • 2. Impressions

    Being in Oxford for three days gives you enough time to discover several colleges, the beautiful parks of Oxford and also some of the vicinity. You might want to go out to the Cotswolds for one day or...

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  • 3. Memories

    This was my lasy photo in Oxford... Passing this flowery building, could be a restaurant or pub. So, I was in Oxford for about 2 hours & managed to accomplised a lot ! Judging from all the photos that...

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  • 4. History

    Oxford is best known for its colleges, its academic life and achievements since the 13th century. On the other hand, there has always been life outside the high walls of the colleges. This "tip"...

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  • 5. Events

    Check the local newspaper 'The Oxford Times'. This quality weekly has a weekend supplement called 'Weekend' !! The listings will give you a preview of events and listings. The sister paper 'The Oxford...

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  • 6. Graduation/Matriculation

    Though I finished my studies here in October '02, it wasn't until recently (May '03) that the ceremony took place. Oxford is in many ways a traditional University, and nowhere is this more reflected...

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  • 7. Museums

    visit the Ashmolean Museum. This is definitely not for the faint-hearted out there in cyberspace. Check this exhibit out: The Left Hand of a MUMMY wearing a Scarab ring. Eeew!

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  • 8. Oxford

    We spent half a day in Oxford in May of 2004 on the way from to Warwick to Stonehenge. The city is known worldwide as the home of Oxford University, the...

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  • 9. Women's life in Oxford

    Oxford has for most of its existence been a men's town. Men founded colleges, men studied, researched and taught there, men became famous. Women haven't played...

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  • 10. Don't think Brit food is so bad

    At Regent's Park, the cafeteria food was excellent and varied about each day that I stayed (about 17 days). I almost thought that I had never tasted a potato...

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  • 11. Don't Forget to Look Up!

    One of the most interesting architectural features throughout Oxford is the prevalence of gargoyles adorning the gothic structures in the city. Just remember to...

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  • 12. In Cafeteria Magica

    in cafeteria magicadiximus de melvyn braggqui interrogatqui decem libride populi britanniae scripsiterras mutaveruntTranslation:in the Magic Cafewe talked about...

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  • 13. Green Spaces

    I loved the contrast of the busy town with the open green spaces. Everywhere, within minutes of the main routes, were parks and river walks. We enjoyed watching...

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  • 14. Oxford in the Movies

    Oxford has been the location for several films, the most high profile of them being the currently produced Harry Potter saga, where the Hall of the Christ...

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  • 15. Take a Pee

    Alyways look for nice service area with a lot selection of food and comfy toilets. If you have the urge to go, just go to this nice service area. Also offer...

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  • 16. Oxford city council

    Oxford city council is located on St Aldate’s Street and you could get plenty of information about city from this place.The website is...

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  • 17. Bus tours

    Open top bus tours operate regularly through the city. For a guided tour of Oxford and the colleges try the City Sightseeing Oxford Tour, with daily departures...

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  • 18. Books & Music

    Sitting in Duke Humfrey's fabulous library (a part of the Bodleian built in 1488) of an evening, pretending to research an essay but actually drinking in the...

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  • 19. Sheldonian Theatre:...

    Sheldonian Theatre: University's main public building. Commissioned by Gilbert Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury & built in 1667. Opening Hours: Monday -...

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  • 20. Krystynn's General Tip

    Yes, still at the Ashmolean Museum here in Oxford. The exhibit (see photo below) shows a scaled-down model of an early township... yes, in good old England.

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  • 21. Krystynn's General Tip

    Still at the Ashmolean Museum..... Hear the war cry? It's WAR TIME! And these are the Tools of Conquest used in the early, early, early days of mankind. The...

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  • 22. Krystynn's General Tip

    This is Hertford Bridge at New College Lane. Strolling along the streets of Oxford can be fun! If something catches your eye, just point your camera and SNAP...

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  • 23. Krystynn's General Tip

    That's me inside the HUGE Lecture Hall of... of... let me check the correct name of this university and I'll write it down later! Sorry! My brains are getting...

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  • 24. Krystynn's General Tip

    I don't know how many of you have seen the movie 'The Saint' with Val Kilmer in the starring role as the British con artist turned super-spy? Well, some parts...

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  • 25. Krystynn's General Tip

    This is Carfax Tower... located right smack in Oxford's City Center. Carfax Tower is all that remains of the 14th century Church of St. Martin and from the...

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