One of Oxford’s oldest colleges, and one of the most popular for undergraduate and graduate applications, Balliol prides itself on being a close-knit home for students who think for themselves.
It also has a strong international outlook. One in twenty of Balliol’s current alumni is listed in Who’s Who.
Notable members: Adam Smith, Harold Macmillan, Aldous Huxley
The Hall of The Balliol College, Oxford.
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WIKI: Sir Humphrey won a classical scholarship to Winchester College before reading Classics at Baillie College, Oxford, where he got a First (a possible allusion to Balliol College, Oxford; he is shown wearing a Balliol tie in the first episode of Series 3, ‘Equal Opportunities’).