Our Purpose

Oxford University Development (OUD) delivers exemplary, sustainable development for Oxford University to maintain and enhance its world class research and education and to support the wider Oxford economy and society.

The focus is on development that attracts and retains talent, redefining the model for higher education by:

Delivering a net zero operational carbon estate by 2035

Providing homes for academics, researchers, other University and college staff and graduate students

Building enhanced links between academia/research and business

Creating fantastic civic infrastructure

Providing housing for people living in and around Oxford, as well as job opportunities and other benefits

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