Official Information and FOI

Oriel places a high value on satisfying the legal obligations set out by the Freedom of Information Act (2000) and the Data Protection Act (1998).

The links below have been published to provide a clear idea of the College's mission, activities, and expenditures to encourage transparency as far as reasonably possible whilst maintaining confidentiality in accordance with the Data Protection Act.

Freedom of Information

It is important to us that our Freedom of Information policy and the associated Publication Scheme meet your needs. If you find the scheme difficult to understand, please let us know. We also welcome suggestions as to how the scheme might be improved.

Any questions, comments, or complaints about this scheme should be sent in writing to the Information Officer, Mr Wilf Stephenson, at or: The Office of the Treasurer, Oriel College, Oxford, OX1 4EW, United Kingdom.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. Oriel College is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal data. Find out more about Oriel’s Data Protection and Privacy Policies.

Who we are and what we do: Our purposes and activities

Organisational information.

What we spend and how we spend it: Our expenditures

Financial information relating to income and expenditure, and assets and liabilities.

Priorities and progress: Strategic planning

Strategy and performance information, plans, assessments, inspections and reviews.

Decision-making: Progress, procedures and results

Decision making processes, internal criteria and procedures.

Policies and procedures

Current written protocols for delivering our functions and responsibilities.

Lists and Registers

Information held in registers required by law and other lists and registers relating to the functions of the authority (e.g. lists of registers of testing and inspection). Please contact the Information Officer at the contact details above if you require information of this nature.

Gender Pay Gap Report

All employers with 250 or more employees are required under legislation to report on their Gender Pay Gap. Oriel College has fewer than 250 employees; however we have taken the decision to voluntarily report this information. This report reflects workforce data as at 4th April 2018. You can view the report here.

Archived College statement on Rhodes statue

College statement of 28th January 2016 on its decision concerning the Rhodes statue.

Other documents:

Student Handbook

Student Contract

Undergraduate Fees and Charges 

Postgraduate Fees and Charges