St. Edmund’s Hall College, one of the 38 Colleges which are autonomous corporations within Oxford University, in Oxford, England. A typical college consists of a dining hall, a chapel, library, common room, college bar, and dorms for 200-400 undergraduates as well as lodgings for the head of the college and other dons (professors).
Edmund Hall, better known by its nickname, “Teddy Hall”, has claim to being the oldest academic college in the world. Like Oxford University itself, the precise date of its establishment is unknown but is usually estimated at 1236. SaintEdmund of Abingdon(1175–1240)taught mathematics and dialectics at Oxford before ordination as a priest and eventual appointment as Archbishop of Canterbury. (image from Wikimedia)