If you're worried about your exams, you can familiarise yourself with exam venues and regulations at one the Exam Wellbeing mock exam sessions.
You can reserve a place to attend these events via Eventbrite.
If you have approved alternative arrangements for extra time or use of a computer these can also be trialled at the mock exams, please email firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of booking.
Win a trip to Berlin for two, courtesy of the Oxford-Berlin Research partnership
If you’re a current Oxford student, you have the chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Berlin.
All you have to do is upload a photo to social media in the run-up to Valentine’s Day (3-16 February 2020) showing how you’re supporting the community. It could show you or other students taking part in volunteering activities, working at community events, contributing to an environmental project, or any other type of community engagement.
Navigating exams can be difficult, but the University is committed to supporting you through the process. A new Exam Wellbeing hub has been created to help when you have exams ahead. It offers a range of practical advice – giving you a chance to take charge of your revision; prepare and practice for exams; manage anxiety; and think about your physical care. The resources are now live on the Exam Wellbeing page.
Were you aware of the fact that the University of Oxford has some of the most research on plant-based vegan diets? One of the main impacts that a vegan diet has is on your environmental footprint. By going vegan for a month, you are saving 273kg of CO2. This is as much as a flight from London to Munich! You wonder why? For every litre of milk and every gram of meat, a living animal has to be fed.
Share your views about University with the Student Advisory Group. As a member you'll have the opportunity to hear the opinions of other students and share your own thoughts on student campaigns, new initiatives, events, changes to University processes and more.
The meetings take place once a term – with pizzas provided. In addition to attending termly meetings, you may also be asked to respond to three online polls per term.
Applications for this term’s micro-internship opportunities open Wednesday 15 January, with placements taking place in Week 9 and 10 of Hilary term.
Micro-internships are short-term work experience placements (two to five days), which take place at the end of each term and are full-time and voluntary.
Did you know that students enjoy free admission to the University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums - including exhibitions?
Discover the origin of animals at the Museum of Natural History, learn about the myriad stories behind maps at the Weston Library, and explore a range of famous artists at the Ashmolean Museum.
Just show your University Card to enjoy free admission. Visit Mindgrowing.org to learn more about the University’s collections and find out what events are taking place this month.
Enrolment is now open for Hilary term Academic English courses at the Language Centre.
The Academic English courses help international students improve their academic written and spoken communication – building skills and increasing confidence.
They are taught by specialists in Academic English and designed to meet the needs of students at the University. There are also courses for partners of University students who are not members of Oxford.
Find out more on the Language Centre website.
Exam study skills seminars, mock exams and exam orientation seminars are held throughout Hilary term and Trinity term with events starting from 20 January 2020.
These events are designed to help you prepare for exams by providing advice on revision, preparation, time management and regulations, whilst enabling you to familiarise yourself with the exam venues and ask staff any questions you have in relation to your exams.
Further information and booking details are available on the exams website.
The University’s central outreach team run a wide variety of outreach activity and there are often teaching and other opportunities.
Below are examples of some of the work that has been undertaken in the past by postgraduate students and early career academics: