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  • New Vaccines Centre to protect UK from pandemic threats

    Volunteers needed to help develop TB vaccines

    If you are aged 18-50, in good health, have never received BCG and have not taken part in a trial or study where TB trial vaccines have been used, you may be eligible to participate. Participants will be reimbursed for their time and travel from £665 to £705. For more information contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator, by emailing vaccinetrials@ndm.ox.ac.uk, calling 01865 611424 or visiting the website.

  • Radcliffe Science Library

    Parks College Q&A sessions

    Parks College is a proposed new graduate college, located on the historic Radcliffe Science Library site, which will focus on interdisciplinary research in the 21st century.

    Students are invited to attend one of two Q&A sessions to find out more about the proposed new college and redevelopment of the RSL site. The 75-minute events, which are being run in partnership with Oxford SU, will be held on 5 and 13 March in the Museum of Natural History.

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    Students put on a great show for the new Canvas VLE

    The Edward Boyle auditorium at St Hilda’s college was the scene for a very different approach to information sharing at Oxford on Wednesday 30 January. The Canvas@Oxford programme, which will deliver the new virtual learning environment (VLE) across the University, performed a play in front of an audience of academics and administrators. The play showed how Canvas can be combined with the flipped classroom teaching method to deliver engaging and non-traditional teaching experiences. Deanne Clarke and Jemilat Kazeem played the roles of first year students on Professor X’s Chemistry course.

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    Become a Social Change Leader with Oxford Hub

    The Oxford Hub is offering ten social change student champions a chance to join its inaugural Become a Social Change Leader scheme this summer.

    The programme puts you through a multi-faceted, six week internship and volunteering opportunity, with training and learning hand-in-hand. Successful candidates will join a local charity, face their on-the-ground challenges and head office headaches, and meet and learn with like minded peers to progress their social action journey. 

  • National Student Survey advert for 2019

    Get your voice heard with the National Student Survey

    If you're a final year undergraduate student, the National Student Survey gives you the chance to get your voice heard. 

    In recent years, the NSS and other surveys have led to improvements in welfare provision, WiFi coverage and technical support, the Careers Service, our libraries, orientation for new students and more. 

  • Adults holding voting cards

    Voting opens soon for Oxford SU elections

    It's easy to watch SU elections go by and not engage with the brave individuals who have put their hat in the ring to lead your Students’ Union, but it's important that you vote to help set the agenda for the next academic year.

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    How do you use digital communications at Oxford?

    Inform how we use digital communications by attending one of two focus groups on Wednesday 6 February. Free pizza will be provided as a thank you.

    To get involved, email academicadmin.comms@admin.ox.ac.uk  and simply choose either the 10:30-11:30am session or the 2-3pm one. Help us develop digital communications at Oxford. 

  • Stressed student biting pencil.

    If you're worried about your exams, we're here to help

    It’s very normal to experience anxiety while revising for exams and sitting papers. But help is at hand. 

    There are many resources, events and people available to help you with your revision and manage any exam anxiety you may have.

    Find links to the range of University support on offer via the Stress Less exam support webpage

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    Keep up-to-date on Brexit

    With ongoing uncertainty about the implications of the UK leaving the EU, the University is working hard to understand and manage the impact on our staff and students.

    dedicated web page about Brexit has been set up for students, which will be updated regularly, so please keep checking this page for updates. An event about Brexit is also being planned for the near future, and further information will follow.  

  • President of Oxford Hindu Society (2018-19)

    #WorldReligionDay - Oxford University Hindu Society

    To celebrate #WorldReligionDay on Sunday 20 January, we sat down with Mahesh Daryanani, President of Oxford University Hindu Society, to find out more about Hinduism and how students can get involved. 

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