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Pensions, bus passes, and other benefits
  • How to obtain a University of Oxford/college retirees’ card This will give you free access to the Botanic Gardens, University Club, and Bodleian Libraries, and allow you to use the university pool in Iffley Road (payment required)
  • Discounts for Oxford University Staff these are for people currently employed by the University, but if you have a university card and show it, you may be eligible for discounts in shops and museums in Oxford
  • University Pensions Office Pensioner Welfare Officer: Julia Powles, 01865 616203, Email:
  • DirectGov: Pensions and retirement planning Oxfordshire County Council supplies all bus passes in Oxfordshire, including Oxford city.
  • Apply online here (Oxfordshire residents only, and scanned passport-style photograph necessary); or visit top floor of Central Library in the Westgate, where they will even take your photograph
  • AgeUK have moved their Abingdon office from their headquarters for Oxfordshire and Resource Centre. Their new address is Age UK Oxfordshire Unit 9 Napier Court Barton Lane Abingdon OX14 3YT.
  • Please note that this address is not accessible by public transport

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