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  • Hack Zurich crowd

    Europe's biggest coding and innovation contest

    HackZurich is the 5th edition of Europe's biggest coding and innovation contest.

    Across three days, 550 top engineering students, selected from a global pool of 5000+ applications representing elite universities, are invited to create a web, mobile or desktop app in small teams during a 40 hour Hackathon.

    Participation and catering is free and travel reimbursments are offered for participants. Find out more about the event and how to apply

  • Student on laptop

    Your Oxford email account

    If you are an Undergraduate student or taught Postgraduate student, your University email account will move to the new cloud-hosted Office 365 service (Nexus365) between Monday 2 July and Tuesday 14 August.

    Research postgraduate student accounts are being migrated with their department college.

  • Man holding a Canon camera

    Digital Education Photo Competition

    The Digital Education team is looking for exciting and authentic photos capturing the innovative ways in which technologies are used all over the University of Oxford. Submit your best photo(s) of teaching and learning with technology for a chance to win a £25 voucher for the Ashmolean Rooftop Restaurant every week. The final winner will be awarded a £100 Amazon voucher. You can also vote for the best photo by giving your favourite a thumbs up on the Oxford Ideas platform.

  • Christmas bulbs on a tree

    GSS: Supervisor reporting open

    The Graduate Supervision System (GSS) is used to review, monitor and comment on student academic progress and assess skills and training needs. Following the student reporting window, which has now closed for Trinity term, supervisor reporting is now open. You will be notified by email when your report is available to view and/or print from your GSS homepage. Visit the GSS website.

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    It's your last chance to apply to the Summer Internship Programme

    The Summer Internship Programme has a final batch of internships available and applications for the last batch will close Monday 11 June.

  • Student, Ernest Kwofie

    Spotlight on graduate scholarships: Ernest Plange Kwofie

    What has been the impact of receiving the Scholarship?

    Without a fully funded scholarship there's no way I would have made it here. From my background it would have been difficult to finance postgraduate studies even in Ghana. Without this scholarship, even if I had to pay one tenth of the cost then it would have still been a very difficult thing. But with a fully funded scholarship, I’m just thinking about books and not my pockets.

  • Undergraduate Awards sign in theatre

    Applications are open for the Undergraduate Awards programme

    The Undergraduate Awards (UA) is an international awards programme that recognises top undergraduates. Global Winners are invited to the UA Global Summit in Dublin, Ireland. This is an all-expenses-paid four-day networking and brainstorming event which brings the world’s top students together for a series of inspirational lectures, workshops and discussions.

    You can apply for the programme if you are in your penultimate or final year of undergraduate study, or if you graduated in 2017.

  • Student Maah-Noor Ali

    Ramadan at Oxford

    During Ramadan, Muslims all over the globe observe a month of daily fasting. The observance of Ramadan allows Muslims to increase their faith and become closer to God.

  • Training in the University pool

    Get active during Mental Health Awareness Week

    Mental Health Awareness Week will see Oxford University Sport spreading the word about the impact that leading an active lifestyle can have on mental well-being.

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    2017 Student Barometer results published

    The results of the 2017 Student Barometer survey were published last month, providing insights that will help improve University services for future students.

    The Barometer surveys full-time and part-time undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research students.

    This year’s results highlighted high levels of satisfaction with academic staff, libraries and the Careers Service, but concerns around Wifi provision and the cost of housing and environmental impact.