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Green Templeton College

Green Templeton College (GTC) is a constituent college of the University of Oxford located on Woodstock Road next to the Observatory. The college’s building dates back to the 18th-century and is modelled on the ancient Tower of the Winds in Athens. Green Templeton is the university’s second newest graduate college, after Reuben College.

What's the History of Green Templeton College?

Green Templeton College is a merger between Green College and Templeton College, two young colleges with individual histories and established cultures. The merger was announced formally in 2007. 

Green College had been founded in 1979 for graduate students of medicine and related disciplines. Templeton College was founded in 1965 as the Oxford Centre for Management Studies. 

Green Templeton College’s coat of arms combine elements from the original coats of arms of both Green College and Templeton College.

Where is Green Templeton College?

Green Templeton College is located on Woodstock Road (OX2 6HG), Oxford. Tel 01865 274770.

Green Templeton College Coat of Arms
Arms: Or between two Flaunches Vert on each a Nautilus Shell the aperture outwards Or a Rod of Aesculapius Sable the Serpent Azure.

Can you Visit Green Templeton College?

Yes, Green Templeton College is open to the public by appointment only. Maximum 20 people in a group. 

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