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Portrait of Bill Coolidge alongside a photo of Martin Foley (1951) with two Pathfinders

Pathfinders Programme

History of the Pathfinders Programme

The original Pathfinders Programme was established in 1955, to encourage better understanding between Balliol students and alumni living in the USA and Canada. It has now been expanded into Asia. To find out more about the history of the programme and how is has been made possible, please see About the Pathfinders Programme. You may also like to Meet the 2019 Pathfinders.


If you are an Old Member and you are interested in being a host for the Pathfinders Programme, or would like further information about the programme and what being a host involves, please see Pathfinder Hosts.


If you are interested in applying to be a Pathfinder or would like further information on how to apply and eligibility, please see Apply to be a Pathfinder.