Blueprint Bulletin | University of Oxford

Blueprint Bulletin

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Blueprint Bulletin is the University's new monthly e-newsletter which supplements Blueprint – the termly printed staff magazine, it will be emailed to all staff on the first Friday of every month.

How to submit an article

The newsletter is sent to all University staff, therefore, the information shared must be applicable to or in the interest of your colleagues, if you would like to submit a news item for consideration please bear this in mind.

If your item is not suitable for the newsletter, we will advise you on the other communication channels (e.g. the Staff Gateway, the Matrix or a specific department/division), which may be more appropriate.


  • provide any relevant links or images
  • avoid any jargon or acronyms
  • keep the word count below 50

Any questions or submissions should be sent to

Copy deadline and delivery schedule 2019

Copy deadline – 10am

Date of delivery

Friday 4 January 

Friday 11 January

Friday 31 January

Friday 1 February

Friday 28 February

Friday 1 March

Friday 29 March

Friday 4 April

Friday 26 April

Friday 3 May

 Friday 31 May

Friday 7 June


December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

September 2018

August 2018

July 2018


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Data protection

Blueprint Bulletin is created and sent using Adestra, which is approved for use at the University by IT Services and Legal Services and accords with relevant data privacy and information security policies.

Adestra records how many times each email is opened and which links are clicked within it. This data is hosted in the UK on a secure server. The Internal Communications team in the Public Affairs Directorate will use an anonymised and aggregated form of this data to help ensure that the content is as relevant as possible.

Individual user data is not monitored, and no personal data is shared with any other teams within the University, or with third parties.

If you have any questions please contact

For more information, please view the University's staff privacy policy.