Corpus Christi College


Founded in 1517 this year is Corpus Christi's 500th anniversary!

It's Oxford's smallest college which creates a tight-knit community where everyone knows each other.

Corpus provide accommodation for all years of undergraduate study with the first and final year usually in college.

The beautiful college gardens are looked after by David Leake, Corpus' resident gardener who has featured in the national press and been at the college since 1979!

Oh and Corpus certainly have an eccentric side too...which other college holds an annual tortoise race?

The College's tortoise is called Fox and there is a whole JCR position designated to look after him!

Famous Alumni include: Ed Miliband, David Miliband, Isaiah Berlin.

Glossary

JCR- Junior Common Room, where undergraduates socialise and relax. Each JCR has a board who make decisions on behalf of the undergraduate community.

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