Why choose St Antony's College?
A cosmopolitan cultural environment
The College has some 500 students from over 70 countries. About half of the students have languages other than English as their first language.
Matthew Adeiza studied for an MSc in African Studies at St Antony's College in 2011-12 after completing his first degree in Nigeria.
He was was one of the College's inaugural Eni Scholars, receiving full funding for his fees and living costs.
Here's what he has to say about his time at St Antony's:
Excellent libraries and computing support
The College has a number of libraries. The Main Library holds general collections in modern history, politics, international relations and economics, the collections on Europe, Asia, and the non-Slavonic collections on Russia, the former USSR and Eastern Europe. The Main Library also houses some 20th century archive collections including the Wheeler-Bennett papers. The other libraries on the College site are the Middle East Centre Library, the Latin American Centre Library, the Bodleian Japanese Library and the Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Library. There is also an extensive collection of archival material relating to the Middle East at the Middle East Centre Archive.
IT facilities in College are well supported. We have a 24-hour computer room equipped with general computing, scanning and printing facilities. Wireless access is available everywhere on campus.
A wide range of accommodation
We are able to offer a range of single rooms (en-suite or with shared bath/shower room; all have communal kitchen facilities) and a small number of flats and studio flats. Photos and details of the rooms types and rent are on the Accommodation page.
Extracurricular activities and facilities
Student life is very active, with societies and sports clubs offering the opportunity to row, play football or cricket, garden, be part of the St Antony's International Review and much more. Student interests are represented by an elected body - the GCR Executive.
The College’s private Fitness Room is on the ground floor of the Founder’s Building and contains weight machines, free weights, cross trainers and a treadmill.
The Music Room is located at the rear of the Founder’s Building and there are times when you can have a secluded practice or performance space where you can sing, play your own instrument or use the electronic Yamaha Clavinova piano.
Dedicated careers support
A careers adviser regularly visits the College from the Oxford University Careers Service. Herself an alumna of St Antony's, Jane Chanaa offers advice and organises careers-related events. The Registrar's Office (student administration team) work with the GCR Executive to organise a programme of careers events throughout the year.
Want to join us?
Find out how to apply to study at St Antony's College in the How to apply section.