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University College, Oxford

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University College, formally The College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford[1][5] and colloquially referred to as "Univ",[6] is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.[7] It has a claim to being the oldest college of the university, having been founded in 1249 by William of Durham.[8]

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University College
Quad, University College, Oxford University
Arms: Azure, a cross patonce between four [sometimes five] martlets or.
Scarf colours: navy, with two narrow yellow stripes a quarter of a scarf-width in from either edge
LocationHigh Street, Oxford OX1 4BH
Coordinates51.7525°N 1.2520°W / 51.7525; -1.2520
Full nameThe College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford
Latin nameCollegium Magnae Aulae Universitatis Oxon.[1]
Established1249; 774 years ago (1249)
Sister collegeTrinity Hall, Cambridge[2]
MasterValerie Amos, Baroness Amos
Undergraduates410[3] (2019–20)
VisitorCharles III, The Crown ex officio[4]
Boat clubUniversity College Boat Club
University College, Oxford is located in Oxford city centre
University College, Oxford
Location in Oxford city centre

As of 2018, the college had an estimated financial endowment of £132.7m.[9]

The college is associated with a number of influential people, including Clement Attlee, Harold Wilson, Bill Clinton, Neil Gorsuch, Stephen Hawking, C. S. Lewis, V. S. Naipaul, Robert Reich, William Beveridge, Bob Hawke, Robert Cecil, and Percy Bysshe Shelley.