Corpus Christi College Oxford

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Who we are and what we do

Corpus Christi College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. It was founded in 1517 by Richard Fox, Bishop of Winchester, as a place of renaissance learning for the education of young men in the humanities and the sciences. You can find out more about the College's history on the History page of our website.

The College is located in the heart of Oxford just 2 minutes' walk to the High Street and 2 minutes' walk to the tranquility of Christ Church Meadow. Directions to the College can be found on the Visitor Information page of the College website.

The Governing Body of the College consists of the President and Fellows; it has responsibility for the management of the affairs of the College. The College is regulated in accordance with the College Statutes (currently in the process of being revised; they will be available to download once they have been approved by Privy Council). The College Bylaws (currently in the process of being drawn up; they will be available to download in due course) are additional rules made by the Governing Body.

Organisational Details
The management structure and committee structure set out how the College is organized. The committees meet on a regular basis; they report and provide recommendations to the Governing Body enabling the Governing Body to make informed decisions on all areas affecting the College.


The College exists to provide education through stimulating teaching and focused research. Information on Academic Life and Teaching and Learning can be found on the Academic Life pages of this website along with details of our facilities for undergraduates and graduates. More general information and admissions details can be found in the College's prospectus or on the admissions pages of this website. The College Rules and General Information booklet is also available to download.

Details on the research interests of our Fellows can be found on the President and Fellows page of this website.

Information about alumni services and fundraising is available on the Alumni pages of this website.

The College Chapel is open daily to all worshippers; members of the public are warmly welcomed to all Chapel services.

Information about the College's Conference facilities is available on the Conferences and Events pages of this website.

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