St Stephen's House, Oxford
St Stephen's House is an Anglican foundation specializing in theological research and teaching. It was encouraged by the great revival of church life known as the Oxford Movement. The undergraduate students at St Stephen's House are mature and for ordination in the Anglican Communion.
Generally, the college welcomes mature candidates wishing to study for the BA in Theology with Senior Status for the Bachelor of Theology degree and for the Diploma and Certificate in the Pastoral and Theological Studies. Candidates who wish to take admission need not be Anglicans; however, they shall in sympathy with the spiritual and educational ethos.
The college offers special teaching from tutors in the major fields of Christian theology and they have contact with a broad variety of visiting tutors who are experts in their areas. All community members are welcome at the offices of evening and morning prayer and the Eucharist that are celebrated every day.
St Stephen's House is in the centre of east Oxford, a multicultural and vibrant area just ten minutes' walk over Magdalen Bridge from University libraries and the city centre.
Accommodation and Meals
The college offers students accommodation for the entire of their course. Accommodation is in single rooms in the main college building, some of which have en-suite facilities. It is also in a wide range of houses and flats which are part of the main campus and specially well-suited to married candidates and those with families. Students are provided meals in the hall during term and there is guest dinner every week. Students are provided a large and well-equipped kitchen.
- Bachelor of Arts in Theology
- Two-year Certificate in Theology (Undergraduate Version)
- One-year Certificate for Theology Graduates
- Bachelor of Theology
- MTh in Applied Theology
- Two-year Certificate for Theology Graduates
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Theology
- Certificate/Diploma in Theological & Pastoral Studies
Students' rooms on the main site are equipped with connections to the internet and university network and telephone points. The college has a well-stocked library, which is open permanently. It has a fine collection of books that covers all areas of theology. The library has computer facilities and there is one separate computer room with study facilities for non-residents.
St Stephen's House occupies beautiful buildings of a former monastic community; it has a large garden, a quiet cloister, a comfortable common room, a bar and car parking for students and staff.
The Middle Common Room (MCR) is the heart of a friendly and lively community. It organizes various social and sporting events. There is a thriving musical life. Some of the members of the college have represented the university in many sports.
- Dr Robin Ward
- The Revd Canon
- Dr John Jarick
- Mr Ian Boxall
- The Revd Dr Andrew Davison
- Mrs Lucy Gardner
- Dr John Chesworth
- The Revd Damian Feeney
- Dr Andrew Linzey
- All tutors are concerned with student welfare