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|Established:||1509, but Brasenose Hall predates this by several centuries.|
|University:||University of Oxford|
|Address:||Radcliffe Square, Oxford. OX1 4AJ|
|Student Union/JCR website:|| jcr.bnc.ox.ac.uk|
|Admittance:||Men and Women. Undergraduate and Postgraduate|
Right on Radcliffe square, in the centre of Oxford. Situated adjacent to St. Marys - The University Church, The Bodleian Library, and opposite to All Souls College. Borders "rival" Lincoln college to the west.
Probably the best location of any Oxford College, one of Brasenose's many strengths.
Offered to all Undergraduates.
1st Years live in the main College site. (Catered) 2nd Years live in Frewin Annexe adjacent to the Oxford Union. (Self Catered) 3rd/4th Years get to choose.
Also extensive accomodation for graduates at St. Cross.
Quality of Accomodation is generally quite good. Prices vary from about £700 pounds per term up to about £1400. You can also get a tenancy (holiday accomdation too) for about £1500.
If you like old unspoilt colleges with no tacky 60s bits we are quite good. There is a tacky 60s bit however it is brilliantly hidden from view and the view we are spoiling is Lincolns, not our own. (What a Pity!)
1st years it is very rare to get an ensuite, after that if you are very high on the room ballot you might get one but it's not particularly likely, and there are plenty of bathrooms around in almost all staircases so it's never a massive issue.
In years 3 and 4 you can get some absolutley ridicolously massive sets in Old Quad (3 or even 4 rooms to yourself!)
Hall is old and pretty, although relativley small compared to other college's halls. JCR is very good. Two TV's. Pool Table. 2 Games machines. Coke Machine, chocolate machine etc. Very sociable when events are on. Bar is large and cheap (1.40 a pint)
Library and Computing
Library is open 24 hours! Separate law library, small but sufficient computer room. Computers also in the library, jcr, lodge, etc.
The Chaplain is very nice and knows everyones name and says hello etc. If you have a problem he would be good to speak to.
Obviously everybody says their college is the most friendly, but Brasenose is really pretty good. Since everyone lives pretty close together (either in college or Frewin which is really close), you get to know basically everyone and there is plenty of socialising between years and just general friendliness. Plus since we have such good social facilities such as the JCR and the bar, there are usually people around in them and just an overall good college spirit going on.
JCR, Bar see above. Laundry in Frewin and College.
NO GYM on site. However this is actually a blessing in disguise as we get free entry to university gym instead, which is much better if a little busy.
Financial Endowment: £100,000,000
- 360 undergraduate students
- 120 postgraduate students