The international reputation of this city is primarily as the home of the
University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Utterly
steeped in history and yet it maintains the atmosphere of a modern town, thanks
to its huge student population. The elegant colleges are featured alongside courtyards
and cobbled lanes, studded by occasional shops, eateries and public houses.
\r\nWith the oldest colleges dating back over 750 years, the rich history, tradition and lively academic life of the city is punctured by the equally thrilling world outside the university walls; Oxford has an extensive industrial past and the working populace outnumber the academic elite. Its industries include motor manufacturing, education, publishing and many famed information technology and science-based businesses.
\r\nSector wise, Oxford has a strong hub of technology and healthcare businesses complimented by a plethora of marketing and digital agencies.