The Oxford Pastorate is a Christian charity, an historic Anglican chaplaincy that has been serving Oxford University students since 1893. We now focus on the remarkable postgraduate and research community. Our work encompasses welcome and pastoral care, and conversations around the big questions of life and faith. We also conduct academic research, including projects centred on character, leadership, and the common good.
The offer of friendship is at the heart of everything the Oxford Pastorate does. We have an international team of chaplains who enjoy connecting with new people...
Postgraduate study at Oxford University is immensely rewarding. To make the most of the good times and to endure the hard times, having strong friendships and a lively community...
Oxford is a place to ask important questions and engage in lively, rigorous debate. The Oxford Pastorate is passionate about engaging with the intellectual life of the university
We believe Jesus Christ is relevant in twenty-first century Oxford; here’s why...
With the generous support of the Templeton World Charity Foundation, we run The Oxford Character Project, an initiative which offers postgraduates of any or no religious faith...
Each academic year we run a programme of welcome for postgraduates new to Oxford. Joining with partner churches and organisations, we host a sit-down dinner for 300+ students...
Jesus for Skeptics—
The course aims interrogate all these perspectives on Jesus and more, in a way that honours both open questions and theological scholarship.View Event—
Ticket Price: Free, light lunch provided.
The course aims interrogate all these perspectives on Jesus and more, in a way that honours both open questions and theological scholarship.Learn More
You are what you love: Lecture, interview and open questions with ...—
Hear the award-winning author James K. A. Smith speak about his book, ‘You Are What You Love’.View Event—
Ticket Price: Free entry
Hear the award-winning author James K. A. Smith speak about his book, ‘You Are What You Love’.Learn More