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Jesus College

Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DW, England
+44 1865 279700
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Harold Wilson

Jesus college dates from the reign of Queen Elizabeth the first and is located in Market Street in... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
rayrest
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I salute you, fellow scholars

Great Uncle Cyril Malweisi, first man from our village to attend this robust college. Great beauty... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
34Doris
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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This is the only Oxford college that dates from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, when it received its royal charter in 1571 as "Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation."
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  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DW, England
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+44 1865 279700
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Jesus college dates from the reign of Queen Elizabeth the first and is located in Market Street in Oxford city centre. One of its former pupils was Harold Wilson. Historic quad that can be visited for a very small fee.

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great Uncle Cyril Malweisi, first man from our village to attend this robust college. Great beauty, ideal for libraries and room where Lawrence of Araby read his books. Many good memories, plenty Congo food and students so friendly. I thank you.

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Reviewed 10 March 2016

Always visit this college when we are in Oxford. We were lucky enough to be in the chapel while the organist was practising. The dining hall is particularly interesting with paintings of former students including Harold Wilson and Laurence of Arabia.

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Reviewed 17 June 2015

Easy access, lovely chapel and dining hall. Lots of Welsh history. TE Lawrence's college. Many rowing wins displayed.

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Reviewed 22 July 2014

Just a truly beautiful place to visit. The Oxford colleges can be a bit hit and miss but nearly everyone agrees that Jesus is one of the best. Absolutely lovely.

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Reviewed 19 June 2014

This was one of several colleges that we visited. Whilst some are larger and some more gloomy, this one was a little gem. It is opposite Exeter College and further down Lincoln College all in Turl Street with The High St. at one end and...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2014

First off it will cost you £2 to access the grounds. It's well worth it to see the chapel and the dining hall and both quadrangles. Lots of photo opportunities, very peaceful and quite away from the city noise. It's right opposite Exeter College (see...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2013

We attended a wedding at Jesus. The ceremony was in the chapel, then the Breakfast in the Great Hall, and finally an evening reception in the second quad. It was absolutely gorgeous!!! ONe of the most beautiful weddings I have ever been too. The college...More

2  Thank SephyK
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

Lovely college, it is very beautiful has a wonderful calm and tranquil air. Definitely worth visiting.

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Reviewed 11 October 2012

Open day in Oxford, couldn't get over the solitude found in all of the colleges visited. But Jesus with its gardens and quad seemed to have it all.

1  Thank Bill M
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