Welcome to the Balliol College website

Academic excellence

Balliol College is a place where people of exceptional potential study with academics who are experts in their field.

Social responsibility

In this community in the centre of Oxford, Balliol generates ideas and educates people who seek to change the world for the better.

Floreat access student 2021 with Outreach Office in JCR (photo: Stuart Bebb)


Balliol has launched a new science-based access programme called 前沿, modelled on the long-running Floreat humanities programme.

Paper artwork by Dobrowolski Designs, photo by Laura Hinski Photography

Slavery in the Age of Revolution

Watch our film about the Transatlantic Slave Trade at the turbulent end of the 18th century, seen through the lens of Balliol College’s collections.

Still from the Balliol graduate admissions video 2019

Graduate admissions

Read about the many good reasons to choose Balliol for your graduate studies.