Student news

  • L.E.V8 women pre-accelerator programme promotional image

    Oxford Foundry L.E.V8 women pre-accelerator programme

    If you’re an Oxford female student with an early-stage start-up, check out the Oxford Foundry’s L.E.V8 women pre-accelerator programme, where you can skill up and develop your business ideas this summer.

    You’ll also get direct guidance and advice from the incredible L.E.V8 Women Ambassadors, a strong and diverse network of business leaders from a range of backgrounds and industries.

    Interested in applying to the programme? Applications close Sunday 9 June.

  • Thumbnail from the 'transgender community in Oxford' video

    The transgender community at Oxford

    Oxford Pride is a celebration of LGBTIQ+ life in Oxfordshire, and the annual parade through the city will be taking place on Saturday 1 June.

    In celebration of Oxford Pride, the University and Oxford SU have worked together to create a short video about the transgender community in Oxford - featuring Oxford student Aaron Hughes and staff member Clara Barker. 

  • Balliol student Felix

    Pathways to Oxford - Felix Peterkin

    I went to a non-selective state school in Wales, where only one person had been admitted to Oxbridge in the last 10 years before me. Not only is Wales typically underrepresented, but no one had ever got a physics A* at A-level when I enrolled in the sixth form.

  • Hand writing - developing yourself

    Millie and Alicia share their revision tips

    Millie and Alicia are undergraduate students at Herftord College. In this short blog they share their top two tips for revising effectively. 

  • Six students holding speech bubbles

    Student Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy – Student Consultations

    The University is writing a Student Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy and we want to hear your views. 

    Each session will cover our draft strategy and implementation plan, and there will be a chance for you to brainstorm ideas and tell us what is most important to you about student wellbeing and mental health.

    The session for undergraduate students will take place at 12.30pm on Wednesday 14 May at St Edmund Hall, in Doctorow 1 and 2. Free sandwiches will be provided. 

  • School outreach opportunities

    Are you interested in school outreach opportunities?

    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:

  • OfS Postgraduate Survey Postcard

    Share your experience as a taught postgraduate student

    If you're a taught postgraduate student, the Office for Students (OfS) want you to share your experience of studying at Oxford.

    Do you enjoy your course? Have staff been supportive? Is there anything that could be improved? Get your voice heard and let them know how you feel about your course.

    The current 2019 OfS survey is being supported by Oxford SU and will act as a pilot which will help to shape future national surveys for taught postgraduate students.

  • Finance

    2019/20 Student finance applications now open for continuing full-time undergraduate students

    Student finance applications for tuition fee and maintenance support are now open for full-time undergraduate students from the United Kingdom and the European Union who are continuing their course in 2019/20.

    We recommend that you apply as early as possible, and no later than 21 June 2019, to ensure that your funding is in place by September. 

  • Student Advisory Group meeting

    Make a difference at Oxford with the Student Advisory Group

    As a member of the Student Advisory Group 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 will take place once a term from around 6pm – with drinks and pizzas provided. In addition to attending termly meetings, you may also be asked to respond to three online polls per term.

  • Lily pads

    Stress less in our gardens, libraries and museums

    Take time out from the pressures of revision and exams and enjoy some relaxing activities in the beautiful surroundings of Oxford University’s gardens, libraries and museums. From late April to the end of May, you’ll find a programme of free activities to help you unwind during exam season.