Women in STEM Study Day

Event date
28 Mar 2024 to 29 Mar 2024
Event time
Oriel College
Oriel Square
Event cost
Target audience
Age range
Age 16-17 (year 12)
Required Book here

This programme is designed to support Year 12 students from non-selective state schools in the UK who are considering degrees at highly selective universities like the University of Oxford. Participants will avail of subject sessions, applications workshops, and opportunities to work with academics at the University of Oxford.

All expenses (accommodation at Oriel, meals, and activities) are funded thanks to the generosity of an Oxford alumnus. Reasonable travel costs to Oxford to attend a residential programme will also be reimbursed.

If you have any questions about the programmes, please email the Outreach Officer, Arron O’Connor, via [email protected].

Residential Programme applicants must satisfy all of the following criteria:

  • Currently in Year 12 at a UK state school
  • Predicted A-Level grades equivalent to the University of Oxford’s standard offer for a relevant course (see the university website for full details)
  • Applicants should also identify as female or non-binary, and be interested in applying to a degree-level course in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

Previous programmes have been oversubscribed, so applications will also be prioritised based on the following criteria:

  • Studying at a non-selective (comprehensive) state school
  • Studying at a school with limited history of progression to Oxbridge
  • Home postcode with a limited history of progression to HE (POLAR-3)
  • Home postcode in ACORN category 4 or 5, or POLAR quintiles 1 or 2
  • Receipt of Free School Meals/Pupil Premium

Applicants are also welcome to notify us of any other relevant personal circumstances in the sign-up form. Please note that applicants should only apply for one of the Easter Residential programmes – we will not be able to offer spaces on multiple programmes to individuals.

Please complete the sign-up form for the programme to which you wish to apply in full via the links above. The closing date for applications for all programmes is midnight on Saturday 9th March 2024.

You should provide an email address for a teacher at your school, who may be asked to send a short reference in support of your application to [email protected]. No late applications will be considered.