The Oxford Thinking Campaign

2004–2019

We are delighted to announce the end of the Oxford Thinking Campaign, which has raised £3.3 billion since 2004. The generosity of our donors is helping us to enrich lives through the provision of scholarships, new teaching and research programmes, cutting-edge facilities, access initiatives, public engagement, cultural collections and much more. Read on to discover more about the impact that these donations are having at Oxford, and beyond.

£3.3 billion
raised
170,000+
donors

  

£722 million

raised for research programmes and activities*

  

1 lion

that led to over $1 million for lion conservation research

  

200+ academics

collaborating at the
Oxford Martin School

  

£434 million

raised for buildings, infrastructure and equipment*

  

40%

of the University's estate built
or improved since 2000

  

100 graduate scholarship schemes

endowed through the Oxford Graduate Scholarship Matched Fund Scheme

  

1 in 4 UK undergraduates

receives a bursary

  

£24 million

raised for sport*

  

8600+ participants

in the UNIQ spring and summer schools

  

51 'big questions'

published on the Oxplore website

 

£270 million+

raised for gardens, libraries and museums

 

Visitor numbers

have doubled during the campaign

 

114 exhibitions

and displays at the
Weston Library

 

100% increase

in display space at the Ashmolean Museum

Siân Pooley

Teaching

The tutorial system provides students with a rare level of personalised attention from world-leading academics.

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75 teaching posts

endowed through the Teaching Fund

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