Matriculation is the ceremony at which you will officially become a member of the University of Oxford. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vice-Chancellor will address all new students virtually. 

Formal Welcome (online Matriculation) by the Vice-Chancellor will take place on Saturday 17 October at 11:00

The event will be streamed via this URL (SSO required):

It will be available to watch via the same link for 48 hours after the event. 


This ceremony is compulsory – you will not be able to sit any exams or graduate if you have not matriculated. Generally, students will need to wear sub fusc for the ceremony.

Additional information from the University is available here.