I went to a non-selective state school in Wales, where only one person had been admitted to Oxbridge in the last 10 years before me. Not only is Wales typically underrepresented, but no one had ever got a physics A* at A-level when I enrolled in the sixth form.
Millie and Alicia are undergraduate students at Herftord College. In this short blog they share their top two tips for revising effectively.
If you're a taught postgraduate student, the Office for Students (OfS) want you to share your experience of studying at Oxford.
Do you enjoy your course? Have staff been supportive? Is there anything that could be improved? Get your voice heard and let them know how you feel about your course.
The current 2019 OfS survey is being supported by Oxford SU and will act as a pilot which will help to shape future national surveys for taught postgraduate students.
The University is writing a Student Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy and we want to hear your views.
Each session will cover our draft strategy and implementation plan, and there will be a chance for you to brainstorm ideas and tell us what is most important to you about student wellbeing and mental health.
The session for undergraduate students will take place at 12.30pm on Wednesday 14 May at St Edmund Hall, in Doctorow 1 and 2. Free sandwiches will be provided.
The University’s central outreach team run a wide variety of outreach activity and there are often teaching and other opportunities. Below are examples of some of the work that has been undertaken in the past by postgraduate students and early career academics:
Time is running out to register to vote in the upcoming European election. If you’re not already registered, you have until Tuesday 7 May to do so.
To register visit www.yourvotematters.co.uk – all you need is five minutes and your national insurance number.
Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 23 May. The results will be announced on Sunday 26 May.
As a member of the Student Advisory Group you'll have the opportunity to hear the opinions of other students and share your own thoughts on student campaigns, new initiatives, events, changes to University processes and more.
The meetings will take place once a term from around 6pm – with drinks and pizzas provided. In addition to attending termly meetings, you may also be asked to respond to three online polls per term.
Student finance applications for tuition fee and maintenance support are now open for full-time undergraduate students from the United Kingdom and the European Union who are continuing their course in 2019/20.
We recommend that you apply as early as possible, and no later than 21 June 2019, to ensure that your funding is in place by September.
Thanks to a donation by Sir Michael Moritz and Ms Harriet Heyman, the University offers a programme of enhanced support to UK resident students studying for their first undergraduate degree with a household income of £16,000 or less. Since the programme started, over 1,000 eligible UK students have been awarded a Moritz-Heyman Scholarship.
May Morning is a traditional celebration of the coming of spring and brings together Oxford’s communities to enjoy dancing and singing on 1 May.
Celebrations start at 6am with the choristers of Magdalen College choir singing from the Great Tower. Magdalen Bridge will be open to pedestrians and closed to traffic on May Morning to enable everyone to enjoy the singing in safety.
Longwall St, Merton St, Rose Lane, Queen's Lane, The Plain and the A420 High St will all be closed to bicycles and cars from 02:00 – 09:00 on Wednesday 1 May.