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    The Micro-Internship Programme: Michaelmas Term 2019/20

    What is a Micro-internship?

    Micro-internships are short-term work experience placements (2-5 days), which take place at the end of each term and are full-time and voluntary. The placements are available exclusively to current, matriculated Oxford students.

    What will I do?

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    Meningitis B vaccine trial

    If you are 18 to 50 years old and are in good health then you may be eligible to take part in this study. All participants will be reimbursed for their time, travel and inconvenience, up to £630.00.

    For further information please visit the Oxford Vaccine Group website or call 01865 611400.

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    Student finance applications for 2019/20

    There are a significant number of applications that are still outstanding for returning students who may require government funding next academic year. If you are a UK or EU undergraduate student, please complete your Student Finance applications for tuition fee and maintenance support for academic year 2019/20 as soon as possible.

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    Introducing our new carbon target: Halve peak emissions by 2030

    In the face of an escalating global climate crisis, the University has created an ambitious new carbon target to halve peak emissions by 2030. 

    Our new target is based on years of practical experience of what's possible, and we are confident we can meet the challenge.

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    Sustainability Showcase celebrates University’s environmental successes

    The University held its sixth Sustainability Showcase on 20 June, with staff and students from across the University coming together to recognise their contributions towards making our operations more sustainable. The event also saw the unveiling of the University’s ambitious new carbon target.

  • Schools are key to reaching the 1 in 10 children with mental health problems

    University and College Fees to be combined from next year

    If you’re a graduate student or international undergraduate, the way your fees are charged and presented will change from the next academic year.

    Until this year, international undergraduates and graduate students have been charged separate ‘University’ and ‘College’ fees. From the 2019/20 academic year, these figures will be combined into a single figure, known as  ‘Course Fees’.

    The total amount you pay will not change (apart from inflation), and the change will make it easier to see the overall level of fees you will be paying.

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    Leaving Oxford? Pick up your alumni card at the leavers pop-up

    If you didn’t make it to the alumni leavers fair at Oxford Town Hall last week to collect your Alumni Card, don’t worry. The Alumni Office is holding a ‘pop-up’ event on Tuesday 25 June and Thursday 27 June from 9am-5pm in the Norrington Room of Blackwell's Bookshop on Broad Street. 

    If you’re still around in Oxford on these dates, why not come pick up your card and ask the alumni team any questions you may have. You can also find out about the many benefits you get - Blackwell’s offers a 15% discount, so you can bag that one straightaway.

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    Final year undergraduates – it’s time to share your feedback

    If you’re a final year undergraduate student, you will shortly be invited to complete the Student Barometer ‘Finalist Edition’ survey.

    Sharing feedback on your Oxford experience enables us to better understand how we can improve the University experience for current and future undergraduate students.

    This survey is separate from the National Student Survey (NSS) and is supported by Oxford SU.

    Within the next two weeks you will receive an email from oxford@euro.confirmit.com, which will include your unique URL. The survey will remain open until Friday 19 July.

  • SociAbility app launch - 11 June 2019.

    Oxford Scholar launches SociAbility: Empowering social inclusion through access information

    On Tuesday 11 June, Oxford alumnus Matt Pierri launched SociAbility - a mobile app that makes it easy to find detailed access information for social venues and shops in Oxford. Through better access information, SociAbility empowers people with access needs to spend more time with their friends, families and loved ones.

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