Jowett Walk

A modern annex of the medieval Balliol College, students can enjoy modern accommodation with plenty of green, open space.

About Jowett Walk

A modern accommodation, situated in a desirable location between Broad Street and University Parks, owned by Balliol College. Originally know as Love Lane, the street was renamed after a leading Oxford don at Balliol College, Benjamin Jowett, known for his theological teachings and translating Plato.

Students housed in Jowett Walk have access to one of Oxford’s oldest colleges, Balliol College on Broad Street. Students take meals in Balliol Hall under a vaulted ceiling, surrounded by traditional portraiture, and candles by night. Jowett is centrally located, students can enjoy a range of shopping options and historical locations on their doorstep.


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Accommodation details

Students will be accommodated in standard undergraduate bedrooms. Not all rooms are en suite, although we will endeavour to cater to individual needs where possible.

Safety and security on campus

In the college, students are overseen by the Programme Director, who implements the day-to-day running of the programme. The Director is assisted by a team of Counsellors who very often are current members of the University of Oxford. Residential pastoral staff will be on hand to address student queries and assist them at any time of the day or night.


ORA and Balliol College

It is important to note that Oxford Royale Academy is not a part of, or otherwise affiliated to, Balliol College or the University of Oxford. Find out more about ORA and the University of Oxford.


About Oxford

Oxford is a city like no other, home to the #1 university in the world and a huge number of historic sites and attractions, including museums, galleries, parks and more. Oxford is also the home of ORA, where we have been running our award-winning Oxford summer school since 2004. Join us in Oxford in summer 2021 and experience life on the campus of the world-renowned University of Oxford.