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    Free Bodleian iSkills workshops

    The iSkills series includes sessions on finding relevant material for your research, getting relevant information to come to you, research data management, reference management tools, Open Access publishing and measuring research impact. To view the full programme and book online visit the LibGuides website.

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    Oxford's Carbon Management Programme wins a BIFM Award

    The British Institute of Facilities Management held its annual awards ceremony this week, and the University won one of five Impact Awards for our 'Impact on the Environment'.

    The award was issued in recognition of our Carbon Management Programme, which delivers the University’s Carbon Management Strategy.

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    Graduate Supervision Reporting (GSR) is now live in Student Self Service

    Graduate Supervision Reporting (GSR) is now live in Student Self Service, and has replaced the Graduate Supervision System (GSS).

  • Oxford African & Caribbean Society

    Society Spotlight: African and Caribbean Society

    Before coming to Oxford last year, I was aware that the University has a very small number of ethnic minority students. My parents asked me if I was concerned about this and I said no. The reality is, this is no more keenly felt than in the African and Caribbean demographic of the University and the statistics to show this are countless. Starting life at Oxford, or any university, will present challenges to any fresher.

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    #TodayAtOxford: Share your photos for a chance to win

    Submit photos of your daily life as an Oxford student between 22 October and 15 December, for a chance to win weekly prizes or a £100 Amazon voucher grand prize. Entries are open to all students and prize winners will be contacted via email.

    To enter the competition:

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    Get active at Oxford

    The campaign gives advice on getting active in different ways – from walking outside during study breaks to taking part in exercise classes, or joining one of Oxford’s wide range of sports clubs. It also encourages taking part in physical activity in a responsible way - balancing any sporting commitments with your studies.

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    Funding and support for undergraduate research

    Do you want a chance to receive a stipend of up to £6,000 to help with your research project?

    The 2019 Laidlaw Undergraduate Research & Leadership Programme is now recruiting. As well as the stipend, Laidlaw Scholars receive leadership training and the opportunity to network with scholars across disciplines – ideal if you’re considering postgraduate study or a research career.

    Visit the Sheldonian Theatre between 3pm and 5pm on Friday 19 October to meet previous Scholars, discover how they spent their summers, and find out how you can apply.

  • Zero tolerance

    Oxford Against Sexual Violence

    If you have been affected by sexual harassment or violence in any form, our new Support Service is here to help. 

    The Sexual Harassment and Violence Support Service provides a safe place for you to be heard - independent of your college or department. It offers free support and advice to any students who has been impacted by sexual harassment or violence and all specialist advisors at the service are trained to support you at your pace.

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    Complete registration

    An essential part of being a student of the University is registration.

    Whether you're a new or continuing student, you must complete registration by 4pm on Friday 12 October.

    If you're new, you will need to go to your college (or department if you don't have one) to complete the final part, and to be issued your University card.

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    #StartedinOxford Demo Night

    The #StartedinOxford Demo Night is a celebration of the Oxford startup scene and a showcase of some of the best early stage startups in and around Oxford.

    You must be able to attend the whole evening plus a briefing breakfast (Thursday 1 November, 8-10am), and have materials to create a small stand.

    Applications close Monday 15 October and all successful applicants will be notified by Monday 22 October.