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    #WelcometoOxford competition

    To celebrate the new academic year, we have five University hoodies up for grabs. All you need to do is follow @OxUniStudents on Facebook and Twitter, and share a post on either platform about your first few weeks at Oxford, alongside the #WelcometoOxford hashtag.

    Five of our favourite posts will be selected and the winners of the hoodies will be announced in the Monday 29 October Student Newsletter. Good luck.

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    Seven amazing collections to discover for free

    Did you know that students enjoy free admission to the University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums - including exhibitions? Meet the maker of Middle-earth at the Weston Library; explore magic and ritual at the Ashmolean’s Spellbound exhibition; and discover the dynamic story of Britain's ever-changing population in Settlers at the Museum of Natural History. Just show your University Card to enjoy free admission.

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    Apply for a winter micro-internship

    The Internship Office’s Micro-Internship Programme runs every term, offering work experience placements in week 9 and 10, and is open to all matriculated students. From Wednesday 3 October, students can log on to CareerConnect to view all Michaelmas placements and apply – the deadline is midday, Wednesday 24 October. There will be plenty to choose from.

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    Win up to £1,000 for your creative writing

    Last year, Regent’s Park College celebrated its diamond jubilee and in recognition of the celebrations, alumnus and Treasurer, Tony Harris (English, 2007), has generously funded a creative writing prize for all current students of the University.

    Entries must consist of works of prose fiction (3000-5000 words) on the theme of ‘Jubilee’, and the deadline for submissions is Friday 4 January 2019.

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    Charlotte Laycock knows her Oxford. Do you?

    Why did you agree to narrate Know Your Oxford?

    “I decided to take part in the tour to help produce a great resource for new students to the University of Oxford to use. This resource would have been really helpful in my first year to orientate where things are in the town and I think will be a great addition to the Freshers' Week timetable.”

    What was your experience like when you thought about applying to Oxford, and then starting here?

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    Oxford Foundry launch three new and exciting initiatives

    Whether you’re a fresher, existing student or recent alumni, the Oxford Foundry has a range of new initiatives that may be perfect for you. Find out more about the latest Foundry offerings below:

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    Disability Advisory Service (DAS) Welcome Event

    The Disability Advisory Service (DAS) is holding a Welcome Event for Disabled Students on Friday 7 September 2018.  The day is an informal opportunity for students who have disclosed a disability to find out about the support and services available at the University. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions about disability-related study support arrangements. It is important to ensure these are organised in advance of the start of term where possible, to enable you to focus on studies and get the most from your time once you’re here.

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    Recording Oxford

    The Graduate Recruitment team have been interviewing a range of current students to document their experiences studying at Oxford, for the benefit of prospective students who are trying to decide if Oxford is the right place for their next step. Their recent Medium article gives a behind the scenes look at this project.

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    Digital Education Photo Competition

    The Digital Education team is looking for exciting and authentic photos capturing the innovative ways in which technologies are used all over the University of Oxford. Submit your best photo(s) of teaching and learning with technology for a chance to win a £25 voucher for the Ashmolean Rooftop Restaurant every week. The final winner will be awarded a £100 Amazon voucher. You can also vote for the best photo by giving your favourite a thumbs up on the Oxford Ideas platform.

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    GSS: Supervisor reporting open

    The Graduate Supervision System (GSS) is used to review, monitor and comment on student academic progress and assess skills and training needs. Following the student reporting window, which has now closed for Trinity term, supervisor reporting is now open. You will be notified by email when your report is available to view and/or print from your GSS homepage. Visit the GSS website.

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