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Why choose Kellogg?

Kellogg is not your typical Oxford college. Although deeply embedded in the culture of the University, it is a pioneer: a college of many firsts. We were the first College to support part-time study as a respected way to learn within the University, an innovation that enabled people in work to get degrees from Oxford for the first time.

This opened doors to entirely new kinds of students, is the key to our identity, and the reason we are Oxford’s most international and diverse graduate college, with a thriving community of both full-time and part-time graduate students.

Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, professions, and nationalities, and range in age from their 20s to their 70s, making us a melting pot of ideas, experiences and knowledge exchange. Many of our students bring with them extraordinary life stories and outstanding professional expertise, all of which adds to our dynamic, progressive culture which is warmly welcoming, collaborative and, perhaps the friendliest in Oxford.

Our ethos is optimistic, refreshing and outward-facing. We believe in a sustainable world in which learning continues throughout life, enabling society to make the most of people’s talents, adapt to change, and advance humankind through learning and discovery.

We nurture a rich and vibrant environment, an appetite for lifelong learning, and continually drive academic excellence enabling people to realise their ambitions.

People’s wellbeing and providing the best possible Oxford experience is at the heart of everything we do. Our supportive, person-first approach enables individuals to make the most of their talents, inspiring the personal discovery, growth, and confidence needed to flourish.

“Kellogg does more than raise your game. It gives you the tools to go beyond where you thought you could reach.” Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, MSc Major Programme Management (2017-2019)

Students, fellows and all other College members are equal at Kellogg College. There is no high-table in our dining hall; all College members sit and eat together at all meals, whether a formal dinner or at lunch. This means that all our students and Fellows meet each other in an open environment, fostering contacts and intellectual exchange with academics over a range of subject areas.

Our students are from all backgrounds and ages, we welcome students with families, and there is good provision for those with physical disabilities. We have students from over ninety countries, so you will be part of a truly global community.

Take advantage of a wide variety of talks, discussion panels and academic networking events happening throughout the College year.

Our Bletchley Park week and lecture by visiting Fellows and others, provide a regular flow of fascinating and stimulating ideas and shared life experiences.

Our Centres are hubs for idea exchange across disciplines and across the University.

With students from all over the globe, Kellogg prides itself on its multicultural character. It offers the chance to enjoy a wide variety of quality cultural and leisure activities, from classical music at our annual Diana Wood Memorial Concert, to book clubs, wine tastings and themed dinners.

The College works with the MCR to organise the annual College Ball and other social events.

Kellogg is in the leafy neighbourhood of North Oxford, on the Banbury Road. We have our own site which consists of Victorian houses and walled gardens, providing a tranquil studying environment in the hustle and bustle of the city of Oxford. We are a short walk from the city centre and are close to Jericho, an area of Oxford enjoyed by many for its cafés and local shops.

College accommodation is located on site in refurbished Victorian buildings, which overlook the College gardens. Each year we offer a number of University-owned rooms elsewhere in Oxford, which are an easy walk from College.

Olympians and international sportspeople have thrived whilst studying at Kellogg.

Members of the College can access the University gym and swimming pool, free of charge, and take part in a wide range of individual and team sports.

Kellogg has its own football team, which plays matches in the MCR League on Saturday mornings during Michaelmas and Hilary terms. Kellogg students also participate in intercollegiate cuppers tournaments.

The College embraces the Oxford tradition of rowing through an arrangement with Christ Church Boat Club and College members have earned ‘Blues’ in Hockey, Rugby, Football and other sports, including American Football.

To find out more about sport at Kellogg, please email the Kellogg Sports Committee at

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My first week at Kellogg

Brigitte started at Kellogg in 2019 as a part-time student studying for an MSc in English Local History. Here she tells us of her introduction to Kellogg during Welcome Weeks.

College Grace

Learn the College Grace. Kellogg's Grace has the distinction of being the only grace in the Welsh language, at the University of Oxford.

Kellogg Tartan

Kellogg is the only Oxford College with its own bespoke tartan. Take a look at our range of both men's and women's clothing.