Worcester College

Local nameWorcester College
LocationCity Centre, Oxford, UK

Worcester College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. The college was founded in 1714 by the benefaction of Sir Thomas Cookes, 2nd Baronet of Norgrove, Worcestershire, whose coat of arms was adopted by the college. Its predecessor, Gloucester College, had been an institution of learning on the same site since the late 13th century until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1539. Founded as a men's college, Worcester has been coeducational since 1979. The provost is David Isaac, CBE who took office on 1 July 2021As of 2022, Worcester College had a financial endowment of £59.6 million.Notable alumni of the college include the media mogul Rupert Murdoch, television producer and screenwriter Russell T Davies, US Supreme Court justice Elena Kagan, Fields Medalist Simon Donaldson, novelist Richard Adams, professional basketball player and US Senator Bill Bradley, and the Sultan of Perak, Nazrin Shah.

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Opening hours

Open daily: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worcester_College,_Oxford

Official Website https://www.worc.ox.ac.uk/

Blog of the Worcester gardeners http://www.wocogaga.blogspot.cz/

Phone +44 1865 278300

Address Worcester College, Oxford, OX1 2HB, UK

Coordinates 51°45'19.791" N -1°15'57.436" E

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