Welcome to Oriel!

The Junior Common Room (or JCR) is the community of undergraduate students at Oriel College.

We have a smaller student population than the average Oxford college – about 90 to 100 in each cohort, and around 350 in total – which lends us a uniquely intimate and convivial atmosphere. This makes it easy to get to know lots of different people, and college spirit and camaraderie run deep.

If you've just confirmed your offer to study at Oriel this autumn, congratulations! We'll be in touch by email with further details of what you can expect before arriving in Oxford; we can't wait to welcome you in October. In the meantime, keep an eye on our Instagram accounts and this website for more information.