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Exeter College

 It is located on Turl Street, Oxford. It is the oldest constituent college in the shire. It is next to Bodleian library. It offers internship to students and on going programmes too. In 2015 it celebrates its 700th anniversary. From the historical perspective it is the 4th oldest college in Oxford. Walter de Stapeldon from Devon founded it. He went on to become the Bishop and also Treasurer of England under Edward II.

One of the leading colleges since 17th century

The only time it declined to attract students was in the 18th century. In the 20th century it expanded to include students of many other backgrounds. There are new buildings that house the current youngsters who study here. The students celebrate sports of ll sorts. Rowing is very popular. It has the oldest boat club in the world. The inter-collegiate competitions bring spectators on the riverbanks. The events are called Torpids and Eights. The boats literally bump into each other. In summer Eights is a time for people to drink pimmns, beer and have fun and music. Everyone is trying to support the favorite team. The college also has societies like John Ford Society, Fortescue society and PPE Society.

Address: Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP

Tel: 01865 279600

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