University of Oxford’s Harris Manchester College
- Jeff Wing
- Director, VCU-Oxford Harris Manchester Partnership
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia Commonwealth University’s International Partnership with the University of Oxford’s Harris Manchester College was established in 2005 after years of ongoing summer faculty exchanges. Harris Manchester College is Oxford’s newest and smallest college, offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. In addition to VCU faculty, students from the VCU Honors College can also attend Oxford University through the agreement. Jeff Wing, national scholarship coordinator, The Honors College, is director of the VCU-Oxford Harris Manchester Partnership.
Founded: Harris Manchester College was originally founded in 1786 as Manchester College in Manchester, UK. It has changed locations five times since then, finally moving to Oxford in 1889.
Number of students: 150 undergraduate and graduate
Partnership track record
Departments/programs interacting at each university: The Honors College
Type of activity: Student exchange