Green Templeton College
(GTC) is a constituent college
of the University of Oxford
in the United Kingdom
. It is the university's newest college having come into existence on 1 October 2008 from the merger of Green College
and Templeton College
. The college is located on the previous Green College site on Woodstock Road in North Oxford
and is centred around the architecturally splendid Radcliffe Observatory
, an 18th century building, which is modelled after the ancient Tower of the Winds
About Green Templeton College
Green Templeton was formed by the merging of Oxford's Green and Templeton Colleges.
Though set within the traditional, grand buildings of Oxford, Green Templeton's friendly and informal atmosphere makes it more of a contemporary college. As an all-postgraduate college, Green Templeton has a single common room for its students and Fellows, to encourage their interaction.
The merger between Green College and Templeton College was the first in the University's modern history. After being approved by the University Council and the Governing Bodies of both colleges, it was formally announced in July 2007. Green Templeton College (GTC) was officially opened on 1 October 2008.
Building on the already established strengths of the Green and Templeton Colleges, GTC focuses on a variety of subjects, especially those in the medical and life sciences, the management sciences, and a range of social... Read More