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Brasenose College
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A shield blazoned as "Tierced in pale, Argent, a chevron sable between three roses gules seeded or, barbed vert; or, an escutcheon gules, two lions of England in pale or, on a chief azure Our Lady crowned seated on a tombstone issuant from the chief, in her dexter arm the Infant Jesus, in her sinister arm a sceptre, all or, ensigned with a mitre proper; quarterly, first and fourth argent, a chevron between three bugle-horns stringed sable, second and third argent, a chevron between three crosses crosslet sable."
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University Oxford
Location Radcliffe Square
Coordinates 51°45′12″N 1°15′17″W / 51.753206°N 1.254731°W / 51.753206; -1.254731
Full name The Principal and Scholars of the King’s Hall and College of Brasenose in Oxford
Latin name Aula regia et collegium aenei nasi
Established 1509; 514 years ago (1509)
Named after Bronze door knocker
Previous names Brazen Nose College
Sister college Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
Principal John Bowers
Undergraduates 375 (2021)
Postgraduates 235 (2021)
Boat club Brasenose College Boat Club
Brasenose College, Oxford is located in Oxford city centre
Brasenose College, Oxford
Location in Oxford city centre

Brasenose College (BNC) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. It began as Brasenose Hall in the 13th century, before being founded as a college in 1509. The library and chapel were added in the mid-17th century and the new quadrangle in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

For 2019-20, Brasenose placed 7th in the Norrington Table (an unofficial measure of performance in undergraduate degree examinations). In a recent Oxford Barometer Survey, Brasenose’s undergraduates registered 98% overall satisfaction. In recent years around 80% of the UK undergraduate intake have been from state schools.

Brasenose is home to one of the oldest rowing clubs in the world, Brasenose College Boat Club.

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