The University of Oxford is nearly 700 years older than the USA, 400 years older than the English Language, 300 years older than Machu Picchu, 200 years older than Aztecs, 150 years older than Easter Island heads and 100 years older than the Magna Carta!

The University of Oxford is nearly 700 years older than the USA, 400 years older than the traditional English Language, 300 years older than Machu Picchu, 200 years older than Aztecs, 150 years older than Easter Island heads and 100 years older than the Magna Carta!

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The University of Oxford

This historic and unique institution is the oldest university in the English speaking world.

Although we don’t know when exactly it began; the University of Oxford taught in some form in 1096. It grew rapidly from 1167 when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris.

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