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  • Botanic Gardens Christmas Fair marquee

    Oxford Botanic Garden Christmas Fair

    Calm green space and tropical plants await you just a few steps from the hustle and bustle of the High Street.

    Inside the Garden you will find unique botanically inspired gifts, and festive food and drinks for the whole family. Explore the Botanic Garden Boutique, the Herbarium Room and the marquee with over 40 unique artisan stalls.

    Lift your spirits with live music and Christmas carols and let the children craft their own special Christmas gifts.

  • Woman thinking

    An overview of the SWSS resources available to support students

    The Disability Advisory Service (DAS) facilitates support for students with sensory or mobility impairments, long-term health conditions, specific learning difficulties, autistic spectrum conditions or mental health difficulties. 

  • Exam Schools

    Michaelmas term submission desk closure details

    Please be aware that the Submissions Desk at the Examinations School will be closed to submissions on the following dates and times in December 2019 and January 2020:

    • Tuesday 10 December from 2pm until 8.30am on Wednesday 11 December
    • Thursday 19 December from 5pm until 8.30am on Thursday 2 January

    If you plan to submit work during this holiday period, the building will be closed for submissions delivered in person, by post or by courier. Submissions made via the Examination Schools post box will not obtain proof of submission.

  • Woman and man reviewing blueprints

    Micro-Internship Programme second round

    If you applied for a micro-internship in the first round this term, best of luck with the outcome of your application.

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    Don’t miss out on your chance to vote

    You can register online if you are eligible. The process should take less than five minutes, and you will need your National Insurance number with you.  

    If you opted to join the electoral register through Student Self Service during University registration, no action is needed.

  • Wellbeing at Oxford logo

    Wellbeing Week – 11 to 15 November

    Wellbeing Week will give students an opportunity to find out about the welfare support that is available, and to think about their own wellbeing. 

    Wellbeing-related content will be published on the University and Oxford SU channels throughout the week, and events open to all students will include:

  • Making artificial intelligence ethical

    AI in Education: Michaelmas term events

    The IT Learning Centre is running a series of lunch-time talks on Artificial Intelligence in Education that have been co-organised with the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

    Presentations by internal and external speakers will focus on the role AI can and will play in teaching and learning, introduce new tools and applications that can enhance your learning experience, and reflect on the positive and negative impacts of AI in education.

    All talks are free, but please follow the links to register:

  • Oxford Hack 2019

    Oxford Hack 2019

    Oxford Hack is the University’s biggest student hackathon and is returning this year on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 November. The free event invites student teams from all disciplines to build a brilliant technical product - be it an app, website, game, or anything else you can imagine together, in 24 hours.

    It’s a great opportunity to challenge yourself and make something to change the world, through social good, climate protection, or just making people smile. There will be awards, sponsor-led workshops, and mentors if you need a hand.

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    Graduate (GSO) forms are moving online

    From 14 January 2020, ten of the current Graduate (GSO) forms will be replaced with online applications, digitised approvals and workflows, making life easier for students, academics and administrative staff alike. 

    By using this user-friendly and fully secure system, graduate students will be able to complete and track the progress of applications easily and efficiently.  All applications will be stored in one place, and applications can be accessed and approved wherever you are, as long as you have web access, via eVision or Student Self Service. 

  • Sexual harassment

    Oxford Against Sexual Violence

    The University is continuing its Oxford Against Sexual Violence campaign for a second year, highlighting that sexual harassment and violence is never acceptable.

    The campaign launched in October 2018 as a collaboration between the University and Oxford SU, to mark the launch of the Sexual Harassment and Violence Support Service.