Located in northwest London, Oxford combines impressive medieval architecture with the natural beauty of the Thames and Charwell rivers. Oxford, which is an hour and a half away by bus from London, has a rich history like many English cities and hosts 10 million tourists every year. In Oxford, which has a population of 155,000, students make up a quarter of the total population.
Estimated to have been founded in 1096, Oxford University, the oldest university in the English-speaking geographies of the world, is the second oldest university in the world after the University of Bologna.
Oxford, where the fragrant education tradition has made it one of the world’s leading education centers not only in the field of higher education, but also in many fields from language education to certificate programs, is home to a very young population. While this young population shapes the cultural life of the city, it also determines the rhythm of life in the city. The Ashmolean Museum, Bodleian Library, Christ Church Cathedral, Modern Art Oxford, Museum of the History of Science, Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford Botanical Garden and colleges of Oxford University are among the must-see places in Oxford.
Oxford, one of the cities where the foundations of modern education were laid in the world, in the field of literature Oscar Wilde, Iris Murdoch, Lewis Carroll and one of the important names in both literature and popular culture of the 20th century, the owner of many works including The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, the linguist J.R.R. It is the city where literary figures such as Tolkien were students, gave education and created some of their works.