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  • Hi there. It's time to get On the Go again.

  • It's time to get on the plane and get going!

  • I'm so excited.

  • Safety first!

  • Ladies and gentlemen, a really good morning

  • and a great, warm welcome to London Heathrow Airport in terminal 5.

  • Hi everyone! Welcome back to On the Go with EF.

  • I'm Angelina and I will be vlogging again this school year.

  • My friends and I are going to travel the world and visit some really lovely student cities.

  • I hope you'll join us again this year and learn more about the world.

  • I will be joined by my vlogger friends Liam, Maria and Kendra.

  • This year, we're actually looking to recruit one of you guys to join the EF vlogging team

  • as one of us EF vloggers.

  • In episode #86, we're going to talk more about the competition

  • and what you need to do to have a chance to enter and become an EF vlogger and join the team.

  • So, it's episode #86 and it's going to be out on November 1st.

  • Don't forget to watch that.

  • I'm in Oxford, in the U.K., also known as the City of Dreaming Spires.

  • Not only that, it's also one of the world's most famous university cities.

  • I went up the hill here in South Park to have a look at those dreaming spires, which are right behind me.

  • It's a beautiful view from up here.

  • I'm going to film three episodes here in Oxford.

  • Right now, I think it's time to head off to the EF school and meet some students.

  • Let's go!

  • Oxford seems really nice, and I wonder what it's like to live and study here.

  • I just met some students, so I'm going to go around and ask them what they think about Oxford.

  • Hi. What's your name? Charlotte.

  • Where are you from? I'm from Belgium.

  • I actually have a question that I wanted to ask you students.

  • I want to know, What is your favourite thing about Oxford?

  • I really like the city and the shops.

  • The shops? You love shopping? Yes.

  • Me, too. I love shopping.

  • I think the library because it's historic and very quiet. I love that.

  • I like the people because I like the English culture.

  • I think it's the diversity.

  • I think it's so cool that we meet people from everywhere and they are so open to everyone.

  • I think it's the city centre because of all the different people and shops.

  • I think it's High Street because you can meet friends, work, and go shopping.

  • There are a lot of things to do and see on that street.

  • My favourite place is the city centre because I can go shopping and be with my friends.

  • My favourite thing about Oxford is the atmosphere.

  • I think the best thing to do in Oxford is to go to South Park because of the greenery.

  • It's big and so nice.

  • We've arrived in central Oxford!

  • It only took about 15 minutes to walk here from the school.

  • That is the Magdalen Tower.

  • And this is the Magdalen Bridge over the River Cherwell,

  • which flows into the River Thames here in Oxford.

  • There are a lot of boats here below the bridge. Lots of people go punting and rowing here.

  • I don't know, maybe they're practicing for The Boat Race,

  • the famous race between Cambridge and Oxford University.

  • It's an annual race that you might have seen on TV.

  • This is Magdalen College and it's around 500 years old.

  • It's one of the founding colleges of Oxford University

  • and also considered one of the top colleges.

  • Many kings, prime ministers, Oscar Wilde

  • and C.S. Lewis, the author of The Chronicles of Narnia, went here.

  • This is only one of 38 old, historic colleges here in Oxford.

  • Oxford is one of the oldest universities in the world.

  • Nobody knows exactly when it was founded, but it is at least 900 years old,

  • which makes it the oldest university in an English speaking country.

  • In the beginning, students would stay with the locals here in Oxford.

  • But, more and more, people started staying at the actual residencies of the college.

  • Here, at Magdalen College,

  • it wasn't until 1979 that women were actually admitted.

  • Before that, women had to go to separate colleges and only men were allowed to attend the Magdalen,

  • like many other colleges here in Oxford.

  • It's been 10 years now since all colleges have allowed both women and men to attend.

  • We're going to talk a little bit more about colleges in the next episode.

  • This, by the way, is the Oxford University Botanic Garden.

  • It's about 400 years old and is the oldest in the U.K.

  • This is Queen's College. It's even older than Magdalen.

  • And just like Magdalen College, many kings, prime ministers and politicians went here.

  • Even Rowan Atkinson, a.k.a. Mr. Bean, went here. Interesting!

  • We've arrived at the Carfax Tower, which is in the very centre of Oxford

  • and I'm going to end the episode here.

  • First, I want you to answer a question to win this really nice Oxford tote bag.

  • The question is, what is the most well-known or well-respected university in your country?

  • Please comment below for a chance to win this tote bag.

  • In the next episode,

  • I'm going to meet up with Heidi, who is a tour guide here in Oxford.

  • She's going to take us around and show us more of the Oxford colleges.

  • Don't miss that. I'll see you then. Bye!

  • Next week: Angela tours the colleges of Oxford

Hi there. It's time to get On the Go again.

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