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Corpus Christi College, Oxford

Corpus Christi College incorporates a high intellectual reputation with a strong commitment to graduates and a friendly community life. The college is centrally located just south of the High Street. It offers students a stimulating environment, excellent facilities and a particularly fine library. Corpus Christi College takes a keen interest in students' research and supervises their progress closely. Each student is assigned a fellow as a College Advisor and there are termly advisor lunches.

Facilities for Students with Disabilities

  • Students with disabilities have easy access to many areas of the college and ad hoc arrangement may be made, within reason, to suit student needs.
  • One purpose-built flat for a disabled student and one room on the main site is adapted for a wheelchair user.
  • Some of the rooms also have been adapted for the hard hearing

Library Resources

  • One of the well-stocked college libraries, centred on the magnificent 16th century Old Library
  • Spacious reading rooms and on-line access to an assortment of electronic resources
  • About 70,000 books on open shelves
  • Access to the internet and the University network
  • Library is open 24 hours a day for College members

Computing Resources

  • Students have internet available in their rooms in the main college site and the majority of external lodgings
  • Wireless access available from various areas such as Common Rooms of the main college site
  • Scanning, printing and photocopying facilities are available on the main site
  • Students also have a friendly IT support team to help

Art, Drama, Music and Sport

  • Broad range of extra-curricular activities
  • MCR members may join any of the societies and clubs run by the JCR
  • Current MCR counts among its ranks various 'Blues' (members of University first teams), and contributes greatly to the College rowing teams
  • Popular choir and various opportunities to play in an orchestra and participate in musicals and plays

Other Facilities

  • Fax machine
  • Telephone lines are installed in all rooms

Meals and Accommodation

  • A limited amount of family/married accommodation is available
  • Graduates are provided a single room for up to two years
  • Letting period commences from the end of September to the middle of July. Students can extend the letting period when rooms are charged at a daily rate.
  • All graduate houses have well-equipped kitchens

Prizes and Funding

  • The Garside Scholarship in Mathematics is awarded every two years
  • Senior Scholarship competition held annually

MCR

  • Graduate students will be members of the Middle Common Room (MCR)
  • Limitless supply of coffee, tea and biscuits available plus newspapers
  • A computer with free printing and large TV
  • MCR Committee organizes a wide ranging programme of sporting and social events
  • MCR/SCR Seminars (with papers delivered by Fellows and graduates, alternately)
  • MCR members may lunch with the Fellows of the College every Monday in term, and may dine at High Table twice each year

The list of some of the faculty members is given below

Academic Staff

  • Chemistry: Professor Peter Hore, Dr Mark Wormald
  • Biochemistry: Dr Mark Wormald
  • Classics: Professor Stephen Harrison, Dr John Ma, Dr Neil McLynn, Dr Tim Whitmarsh, Professor Tobias Reinhardt, Dr Jas' Elsner
  • Economics: Dr Albert Park, Dr Philipp Kircher
  • Mathematics: Professor Colin McDiarmid, Dr Paul Dellar
  • Byzantine Studies: Dr Mark Whittow
  • History: Dr John Watts, Dr Jay Sexton, The Revd Dr Judith Maltby, Dr Geert Janssen
  • English: Professor Valentine Cunningham, Dr Helen Moore
  • Materials: Dr Peter Nellist
  • Law: Professor Lucia Zedner, Dr Elizabeth Fisher
  • Medicine: Professor Sir Andrew McMichael, Professor Alastair Buchan, Dr Richard Cornall, Dr Colin Akerman, Dr Sebastian Fairweather, Dr Pawel Swietach


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