Oxford University has two magical colleges (one accepting male students, one accepting female students), as well as The Academy, a shared space for mutual discussion and debate.
is in residence as a tutor during the academic term (though he often returns to Trellech from Thursday evening through Monday morning).
Various characters in Seven Sisters
work in Oxford in and around the university.
has long been the home of the Michaels family, they have opened it up as a residence or boarding house for academics and others in the magical community. It's a modest walk from a train that runs directly to Oxford, making a short pleasant commute. Thebes is the setting of Seven Sisters