The University of Oxford is a world-leading centre of learning, teaching and research and the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Oxford has educated many notable alumni, including 27 Nobel laureates (58 total affiliations), 26 British Prime Ministers and many foreign Heads of State.
Today, there are over 22,000 students at Oxford, including 11,772 undergraduates and 9,850 graduate students. Its academic staff come from almost 100 different countries and territories, and its students from more than 140.
According to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the official UK-wide assessment of all university research, Oxford has the largest volume of world-leading research in the country. The University is also rated top in the REF power rankings published by Research Fortnight. The university has won nine Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher Education, more than any other university.