Exeter College, Oxford
Exeter College is affiliated to the University of Oxford. Graduates at Exeter are part of diverse and energetic scholarly community. They constitute over a third of the student body and make vital contribution to college life through the thriving MCR and different regular events designed to stimulate intellectual debate.
Exeter College is one of the oldest in the university and situated right in the centre of Oxford, close to the science labs and just across the road from the Bodleian Library. The Tutor for the College Adviser system and Graduates, provided by the College and independent of supervision construct links with the College's full-time academics. The new accommodation at Exeter House, which is on the Iffley Road, provides a welcoming and warm base for graduates from across the world.
Facilities for Students with Disabilities
Facilities for disabled students are available at both the main College site and Iffley Road site comprising a hearing loop in the main lecture theater and accessible rooms. For more details, students are advised to contact the Academic Administrator.
The library has generous opening hours both over the vacations and in term time. It provides:
- More than 40,000 books on the open shelves
- Various computer facilities for searching electronic resources
- An additional 40,000 books in its historic collections including manuscripts and early printed books that are mostly useful for students involved in historical research
There are many students who bring their own laptops or PC with them to Exeter. The college also has:
- A general computing room along with 2 printers and 14 PCs
- Dedicated MCR printer and computers
- Free network connections in all student rooms
- Wireless networks accessible from most areas of the College comprising the Library, Lecture Theatre and MCR
Art, Drama, Music and Sport
- Yearly arts festival with other Turl Street colleges
- Weekly seminars along with invited distinguished speakers
- College playing fields, boathouse and squash courts
- Internationally recognized college choir
- Unique dedicated on-site Careers Service
- Internship programme, which offers summer placements for Exeter students in the UK as well as abroad
Meal and Accommodation
New graduate accommodation makes sure that all graduates can live in college-owned accommodation for their entire course if they wish. Accommodation for couples is also available if booked early.
Facilities at Exeter House, the Graduate Centre:
- Computing facilities
- Self catering kitchens
- Student guest room
- Common rooms
Meals can also be taken in Hall at College
- Special dinners twice weekly in term time
- Free Graduate High Table meal once a term
Prizes and Funding
Many prestigious graduate scholarships comprising full scholarships for:
- A student reading for a degree in social sciences
- A student from India
For further information, students are advised to visit the college or university website.
Exeter College has one of the most welcoming, friendliest and comfortable MCRs. The traditional and comfortable MCR is always a place to catch up with friends over a cup of coffee. There is a strong sense of community among the graduates. The social calendar comprises excursions, bops, weekly cakes, tea and exchange dinners with other Oxford colleges.
- A parenting scheme helps Freshers to find out their way in the first stunning weeks before, upon and after arrival
- Free pool and gym membership at the sports complex Iffley road
Some of the academic staff members are listed below.
- Chemistry: Dr Simon Clarke, Dr Nick Green
- Biochemistry: Dr Maureen Taylor
- Computer Science: Dr Joseph Pitt-Francis
- Classics: Professor Gregory Hutchinson, Mr Robin Lane Fox
- Earth Sciences: Professor Shamita Das, Dr Conall Mac Niocaill
- Engineering Science: Dr Ian Reid, Dr Nik Petrinic
- Economics: Professor Martin Ellison
- English: Ms Jeri Johnson, Dr Helen Leith Spencer
- Management: Dr Peter Johnson
- History: Dr Faramerz Dabhoiwala, Dr Christina de Bellaigue, Dr Lucy Sackville
- Mathematics: Dr Zhongmin Qian, Dr Cornelia Drutu