Access & Outreach/
Open Days and Visiting

There are lots of opportunities to come and visit us here at Jesus College; to explore this beautiful Elizabethan college and meet some of our current students and staff.

The University has confirmed that Oxford Open Days for 2022 will be in-person events! These will take place on the 29th and 30th June and 16th September. Details of activities at Jesus College will be posted below nearer the time. We very much look forward to welcoming you at one of these events!

You can register here to receive updates from the University about 2022 Open Day activities, events and information.

Do visit our You Tube channel where you’ll find plenty of helpful content, including virtual tours.

The University of Oxford’s first Open Day of 2022 will take place on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th June. Jesus College expect to offer the activities below. Please check this page regularly for any updates as session and/or tutor drop-ins may be subject to change at short notice.

Open Day June 2022
College open for tours/visiting 10AM-5PM Prospective applicants and their parents/carers/supporters are welcome to visit self-guided or join one of our lovely students for a tour.
Subject tutor drop-in session for prospective applicants 1PM-2PM* See below. *Times may vary so please check the table below.
Parents/Carers/Supporters talk 1PM-2PM For those supporting an Oxford applicant: a guidance and Q&A session about admissions and Jesus College.
Prospective Applicant talk 2PM-3PM A guidance and Q&A session for those considering applying to Oxford. Due to room capacity, spaces are limited, therefore, priority must be given to prospective applicants. We may ask parents/carers/supporters to give up their space if required for an applicant.

Tutor drop-in sessions

Please see the table below for tutor drop-in sessions and times. The informal session will enable you to find out more about the subject and ask questions. Rooms and space may be limited: parents/carers/supporters please give priority to prospective applicants.

Subject* Wed 29th Thurs 30th
Time Time
Biology 1-2pm 1-2pm
Chemistry 1-2pm 1-2pm
Classics 1-2pm 1-2pm
Computer Science 1-2pm 1-2pm
Economics and Management na 1-2pm
English 1-2pm 1-2pm
Geography 1-2pm 1:30-2:30pm
History 1-1:30pm 1-1:30pm
Law 1-2pm 1-1:40pm
Maths 1-2pm na
Medicine 1-2pm 1-2pm
Modern Languages 1-2pm 1-2pm
Music na 1:30-2:30pm
Politics (for PPE and joint subjects) 2-3pm na
Physics 1-3pm na
Psychology (Experimental) 1-2pm na

na = Tutor unavailable

* Subject and Tutor availability is subject to change. 

The final University Open Day in 2022 will take place on Friday 16th September. Details of activities at Jesus College will be posted here nearer the time.

The Access Team also offer various events targeting different groups – please visit the Our Access Programmes section for full details. If you are teacher or staff member at a school in one of our link regions, please contact the Access Fellow ( to discuss a potential visit.

We encourage you to attend an Open Day, where current students are on hand to answer questions and offer guided tours.

If you can’t make an Open Day, we are happy to welcome prospective students for an independent tour of Jesus College. Tutors WILL NOT be available, and due to limited staff capacity your visit will likely have to be self-guided. Please contact the Admissions Officer or Shelley/Matt in the Access Team to arrange a date and time.

If you intend to drop in at your own convenience, we strongly recommend you call our Lodge in advance to check opening times, the number is +44(0)1865 279700. Maps of the central site are available from the Porters’ Lodge.

In addition to the events listed above, the Academic Director or the Access Fellow will be happy to meet with individual teachers, headteachers or careers advisers by appointment and to advise on any aspect of Oxford Admissions.

If you would like to find out more about Oxford Admissions in general, please visit the University website.