The University of Oxford, situated in the city of Oxford in England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world.
The universities of Oxford and Cambridge are sometimes referred to collectively as Oxbridge.
The two universities have a long history of competition with each other, as they are the two oldest and most famous universities in England.
Oxford is a member of the Russell Group of research-led British Universities. It has recently come top of some league tables which rank universities in Britain.
Oxford is, like Cambridge and others, a member of the Coimbra Group, a network of leading European universities, and the LERU (League of European Research Universities).
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