The Classics Faculty offers a
number of opportunities for graduate students registered at other Universities
to come to Oxford for a period of study. Depending on your requirements, you
could come to Oxford as a visiting student, a recognised student or an academic
student status is most appropriate if you are completing a doctorate (PhD) at
another University or are an early-career academic researcher and wish to come
to Oxford for 1, 2 or 3 terms of study under the guidance of an academic
advisor. Recognised students are admitted by the Faculty and do not have a
recognised student you will have regular meetings with your academic advisor
and will be entitled to attend lectures and seminars. You will also be able to
access the University libraries, computing facilities and other services
available to graduate students. Further information about recognised student
status and details of the application process may be found in our Guide
for Recognised Students.
students are admitted to Oxford as either “registered visiting students” or “matriculated
non-award students”. The two categories both include affiliation to an Oxford
college and offer a similar range of benefits; the college which admits you
will be able to advise which of the two is most appropriate to you.
are most appropriate to students enrolled on taught Master’s degrees at other
Universities who wish to come to Oxford for 1, 2 or 3 terms of study. Graduate
visiting students do not follow a structured programme of tuition, but conduct
research under the guidance of a supervisor, with whom they have regular
further information, please see the Visiting Students page
of the University website.
Academic visitor status will be most appropriate if you are
coming to Oxford for a short period (under one month) or if you wish to
undertake independent study without supervision.
Academic visitors are entitled to use of the University
libraries and computing facilities in addition to various other benefits.
Academic visitors do not have a college affiliation and are not entitled to
attend lectures or to receive any form of tuition or supervision. Further
information about academic visitor status and details of the application
process may be found in our Guide for Academic Visitors.
Please note that academic visitors from outside the European
Economic Area (EEA) are not eligible to obtain a Tier 4 student visa. When
planning your visit, it is therefore essential that you check which type(s) of
visa you qualify for and what restrictions apply.