For Teachers and Advisors

Oxford University recognises the crucial role that teachers and careers advisers play in directing and supporting their students’ education by encouraging them to consider their options and make informed decisions about their future. 

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Please visit for further details on how the university works with teachers, and email if you have any questions about supporting your students to make a competitive application to study English at the University of Oxford. 

National Network for Collaborative Outreach 

The Oxford and Cambridge Network for Collaborative Outreach brings together the Oxford University Links Scheme and the Cambridge University Area Links Scheme to offer schools bespoke advice for both universities. The website includes webinars on the admissions process which you may find useful:

Outreach Events and Teacher Resources


English Faculty Teachers' Conference 2020

Update: Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, this conference is being rescheduled. Further information will be made available as soon as possible. For all queries relating to this conference, please email


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The English Faculty will be hosting its second English Teachers’ conference on at the University of Oxford’s English Faculty and surrounding colleges.

The event is primarily intended for English teachers responsible for years 7 – 13. Teachers from sixth form and FE colleges are also very welcome, as are careers advisors and tutors responsible for progression to Higher Education.

The conference is free to attend, and will include a complimentary lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Delegates are welcome to arrive from 09:00 and the event will end at 16:30. The conference will comprise of two mini academic lectures, a college tour, information on English resources to use in the classroom, and advice on supporting your students to make competitive applications to study English at Oxford. New to the programme this year will be an interactive panel discussion where we will invite questions and comments from delegates.

To express your interest in attending this event, or to ask any questions, please email Rebecca Costello, the English Faculty’s Outreach Officer, on

Teachers from all school types are welcome to register interest in this event. We will give priority to teachers and educational professionals who work within state schools, sixth forms and FE colleges, but will admit independent schools if there is space available after registration closes at the end of March 2020.

In addition to English Faculty events, the below link provides information on events both in Oxford and across the UK, facilitated by outreach practitioners across the university's colleges and departments.

View the diary listings for additional outreach events organised by the University of Oxford

The Ashmolean Museum have developed a selection of language and literature resources relating to their collections. You are welcome to browse and download them here.


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