Moving to a new country or even relocating within the UK is daunting at any age. You are never quite sure what to expect and for students coming from overseas, some aspects of living in the UK may seem very different at first. The OIC staff will help you settle in and will be there for you through all aspects of the transition.
Oxford is a small, compact city with a population of approximately 150,000. Many of the shops, restaurants and cafés are located around Carfax Tower, at the intersection of Cornmarket Street and the High Street. Many of the colleges of the University of Oxford, as well as the Bodleian Library, Sheldonian Theatre and Radcliffe Camera are also located in the city centre. The Mathematical Institute and many of the science buildings can be found to the north of the city centre, in and around St. Giles.
Airports and embassies
The international airports that are closest to Oxford are London Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW). All international embassies in the UK are located in London.