List of Masters of University College, Oxford

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The head of University College, Oxford is known as the Master.[1][2]

University College was founded by William of Durham with a legacy in 1249. The names of early Masters are not known. The earliest surviving College Register starts from 1509 and dates before that are uncertain.

A number of portraits of former Masters hang in University College Hall.[3]


  1. ^ University College, A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 3: The University of Oxford, 1954, pp. 61–81.
  2. ^ Darwall-Smith, Robin, A History of University College, Oxford. Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-928429-0. Appendix I, page 529.
  3. ^ "Portraits in Hall". UK: University College, Oxford. Retrieved 4 April 2017. 

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