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    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.

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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.

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    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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    Why you should attend the Leavers' Fair in June

    If there’s one thing you need to do before you leave Oxford at the end of your degree, it is to come along to the University of Oxford Leavers' Fair and pick up your Alumni Card. The Leavers’ Fair will take place on 6th, 7th, and 8th June in the Assembly Room at the Oxford Town Hall.

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    Super summer internship opportunities still available

    The Internship Office has two programmes currently accepting applications for a fantastic range of placements in Trinity and beyond. The next deadline for the Summer Internship Programme is 12pm on Tuesday 22 May. These exciting summer-long opportunities are exclusive to Oxford students, and the current batch ranges from a publishing internship in Brussels to marketing in Tokyo to research in Chile.

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    The James Dyson Award

    The James Dyson Award is an international design engineering competition which rewards innovative students and recent graduates. The brief: design something that solves a problem. The best invention internationally is selected by Sir James Dyson and awarded£30,000 prize money.Two international runners up receive £5,000 each and £2,000 is given to the winning project from each participating country.

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    The Inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Awards

    The Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Awards will recognise and celebrate high-quality research-led innovation at all levels. Research-led innovation may take many forms, including: the creation of new products or models; entrepreneurial activity; social enterprise; influencing policy; or cultural engagement.

    There are four award categories: Team Work; Building Capacity; Inspiring Leadership; and Early Career. Winners of each category will have a short video made about their project. The overall winner, chosen by the Vice-Chancellor, will receive £2,000.

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    Trinity term micro-internships are open for applications

    The Internship Office’s Micro-Internship Programme has now launched for work experience placements in Week 9 and 10 of Trinity term, open to all matriculated students. Students can logon to CareerConnect to view all placements and apply – the deadline is 12pm on Thursday 3 May. For full details and information about application support, please visit the Micro-Internship Programme webpage.

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    Oxford SU: Sofa Sessions

    Oxford SU is excited to launch its Sofa Sessions series with its first guest speaker Jonny Benjamin, who will be joining them at Waterstones on Friday 4 May. Come along to hear him chat to Oxford SU President Kate Cole, followed by a Q&A session and a book signing of his brand-new work “The Stranger on the Bridge”. Jonny is an award-winning mental health campaigner, film producer, public speaker, writer and vlogger.

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    Volunteers needed for Undergraduate Open Days

    The Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach team is asking for graduate students who would like to volunteer during the University’s Undergraduate Open Days in June.