Welcome to Somerville

At Somerville you’ll meet a community that’s diverse, international and open-minded. And you’ll discover a culture that’s intelligent, hard-working and ambitious. Why not take a look?

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If you want to change the world, come to Somerville.

Somerville was founded to include the excluded. It was created for women when universities refused them entry, and for people of diverse beliefs when the establishment religion was widely demanded. Now its female and male students represent the world and many Somervillians go on to change that world, too. We hope you like it.

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16th August 2018

More state-educated pupils accepted to places at Somerville

Nearly two-thirds of Somerville’s UK undergraduate intake this year will be from state schools, based on A-Level results out today.

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From 12th - 13th September 2018

1968 50th Anniversary Reunion

The autumn of 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of our arrival as Freshers

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15th September 2018

Alumni Weekend Lunch 2018

As part of the 2018 Meeting Minds: Alumni Weekend in Oxford, alumni and their guests are warmly invited to lunch in Somerville

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16th September 2018

Year Rep Symposium 2018

Our Somerville Year Reps are warmly invited to join us in college for our 2018 Year Rep Symposium.

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