The University of Oxford located in the city of Oxford is the oldest surviving university in the English-speaking world and is regarded as one of the world's leading academic institutions. The University does not have a clear date of inception. Teaching at Oxford is believed to existed in some form in 1096. There are 38 colleges at the University of Oxford and 6 Permanent Private Halls, each with its own internal structure and activities. All resident students, and most academic staff, must be members both of a college or hall, and of the university. A few famous people who studied at Oxford include: Margaret Thatcher, Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss), C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien and Bill Clinton.
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|A Pub & Meeting Place of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien|