The Locations In Oxford Used In ‘A Game For The Young’

Oxford Botantic Gardens

Visit inspiring herbaceous borders, glasshouses that take you around the World or simply relax in the oldest Botanic Garden in Britain. The Botanic Garden is the most compact, yet diverse collection of plants in the World right in the heart of the city centre and is open throughout the year for you to visit and enjoy.

John Radcliffe Hospital

The John Radcliffe Hospital (JR) is Oxfordshire’s main accident and emergency site. The JR provides acute medical and surgical services including trauma, intensive care and cardiothoracic services. It is situated in Headington, about three miles east of Oxford city centre, and is the largest of the NHS Trust’s hospitals, covering around 66 acres.

St Annes College

St Anne’s is one of Oxford’s largest colleges, with some 420 undergraduates and 250 graduates. Interests range across the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Physical and Medical Sciences.

Oxford University

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

Department of Engineering Science

The Department of Engineering Science at Oxford is the only unified department in the UK which offers accredited courses in all the major branches of engineering. Every year the Department of Engineering Science, one of the largest departments in the University, produces around 160 new engineering graduates.

Keble College

Keble College is one of the largest of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford with 410 undergraduate and 250 graduate students. It was the wish of its founders in 1870 to extend access to the University more widely, and the College has a continuing commitment to inclusiveness.

Castle Mill Stream

Castle Mill Stream is a backwater of the River Thames in the west of Oxford, England. It is 5.5 km long.

The Eagle and Child

You will find The Eagle and Child in Oxford within a short stroll of Cornmarket Street, Oxford University and St Johns College.

St John’s College

St John’s College was founded in 1511 by Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII. St John’s has a proud history of leaders, scientists and artists who have made their mark on the world following their education from this college.

The Red Lion

Tucked behind George Street, in between Oxfords main theatres, The Oxford Play House and The New Theatre, The Red Lion Oxford holds the biggest and most beautiful beer garden in the City.

Radcliffe Camera

The Radcliffe Camera is a building of Oxford University, designed by James Gibbs in neo-classical style and built in 1737–1749 to house the Radcliffe Science Library. It is sited to the south of the Old Bodleian, north of St. Mary’s Church, and between Brasenose College to the west and All Souls College to the east.

Radcliffe Observatory

The observatory was founded and named after John Radcliffe by the Radcliffe Trustees.[2] It was built on the suggestion of the astronomer Thomas Hornsby, who was occupying the Savilian Chair of Astronomy, following his observation of the notable transit of Venus across the sun’s disc in 1769 from a room in the nearby Radcliffe Infirmary.

Begbroke Science Park

Begbroke Science Park is unique – the only science park in Oxfordshire wholly owned and managed by Oxford University. Their supportive environment encourages links between high-tech science-based spinouts, their more established counterparts and the University.

Wellington Square, Oxford

Wellington Square is a garden square in central Oxford, a continuation northwards of St John Street. In the centre of the square is a small park, Wellington Square Gardens, owned by the University of Oxford.

Bury Knowle Park

Bury Knowle is one of Oxford’s most beautiful parks and the historic Bury Knowle House and its parkland setting provides a picturesque back-drop for picnics and events.

Department of Biochemistry

The Department of Biochemistry is part of the University of Oxford’s Medical Sciences Division. It is one of the largest Biochemistry departments in the world and carries out world-class research and teaching.

MacDonald Randolph Hotel

The Macdonald Randolph Hotel is the leading 5-star hotel in Oxford and part of The Macdonald Hotels’ Signature Collection, offering luxurious accommodation, award-winning food and a sensuous spa haven in the heart of this world-famous university city.

Magdalen Centre – Oxford Science Park

On historic Oxford’s doorstep, The Oxford Science Park (a joint venture between Magdalen College, Oxford and Prudential) is thriving as a centre of excellence for science, technology and business occupiers.

Witney Lake and Country Park

Witney Lake and Country Park offer a gateway to the Lower Windrush Valley, an area that has been transformed by mineral extraction over many years. Managed by Witney Town Council for people and for wildlife, there are surfaced paths round the lake and rougher paths through fields providing a rich variety of walking experiences on the doorstep of the historic market town of Witney.

Academic Records Office

The Academic Administration Division (AAD) brings together those sections of University Administration & Services which support most aspects of academic administration, and it works closely with departments and colleges in helping to coordinate this work across Oxford.

 
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