Pre-arrival information for students

Welcome to Reuben College. 

    Induction Programme

    College induction will start on 4 October.  A programme is available here.  Recordings of the induction sessions are available on the college's SharePoint site (Oxford Single Sign-On required).  A separate programme organised by the Graduate Common Room has been circulated separately to students.  

    Prior to arrival, offer-holders will be invited to attend some online information sessions to prepare you for your arrival at Oxford.  

    Please click the links below to watch these videos on our YouTube channel.
    Offer Holders Session 20 May:

    Pre-Arrival Session 3 August at 4pm (UK time): Slides

    Offer Holders Newsletters:

    May 2021 /  June 2021 / July 2021 / Pre-arrival (2 Sept) / Pre-Arrival (13 Sept)

    Your faculty/department will have its own induction programme, which may begin before 4 October 2021. Please refer to your university Certificate of Offer to find out when you are required to arrive at Oxford.







    • Prepare for matriculation.  Matriculation is scheduled on 16 October.  Further details will be provided.
    • Cycling is the quickest way to get around in Oxford.  Please refer to this travelling by bicycle page prepared by the university.  There are many bicycle shops in Oxford, one on Walton Street, in Summertown and on Cowley Road.  If you have not cycled recently or unfamiliar with cycling on roads with traffic, it is worth taking up the free training offered on the website.  
    • Arrange a one-to-one meeting with your college adviser.  
    • Learn about Peer Support which is jointly offered with Linacre.  
    • Know who to contact if you need help.
    • If you are eligible, register to vote.  
    • Get to know the Careers Service.