University College, Oxford
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University College, formally The College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford and colloquially referred to as "Univ", is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. It has a claim to being the oldest college of the university, having been founded in 1249 by William of Durham.
|Scarf colours: navy, with two narrow yellow stripes a quarter of a scarf-width in from either edge
|Location||High Street, Oxford OX1 4BH|
|Coordinates||51.7525°N 1.2520°W / 51.7525; -1.2520|
|Full name||The College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford|
|Latin name||Collegium Magnae Aulae Universitatis Oxon.|
|Established||1249; 774 years ago (1249)|
|Sister college||Trinity Hall, Cambridge|
|Master||Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos|
|Visitor||Charles III, The Crown ex officio|
|Boat club||University College Boat Club|
As of 2018, the college had an estimated financial endowment of £132.7m.
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.