Whether you’re a fresher, existing student or recent alumni, the Oxford Foundry has a range of new initiatives that may be perfect for you. Find out more about the latest Foundry offerings below:
If you’re new to Oxford this year, join the Oxford Foundry at the OXFO Freshers Festival on Thursday 11 October from 1pm-7pm.The festival will include free food and drink from the Foundry’s partner companies, live music, games and activities, and a marketplace for students to meet with student societies and local providers. If you’re not a new student but you still want to be a part of the fun, their doors are open to all. RSVP online.
If you’re an existing student who is part of a student club or society, you could be in with a chance of securing a £2,000 grant. Apply for an OXFO Booster Grant for student clubs and societies. All societies are welcome - be it creative arts, emerging tech, sports, groups based on race or religion, medicine, and social impact, just to name a few. Applications close Wednesday 12 September.
If you’re no longer an Oxford student, the Oxford Foundry is offering recent alumni the chance to have access to a venture support package worth around £60,000. Following the successful launch of the University's newest accelerator, OXFO L.E.V8, the Oxford Foundry have now opened the call for applications for Cohort 2. If you have a venture and need access to support and a workspace for six months, apply today. Applications close Monday 1 October.