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    Easter vacation update

    Whether you're at home or in Oxford over the vacation, there's help, welfare and wellbeing support available to you throughout this time. Our guide of support lists everything in one place to help you choose which support service might work best for you. Everything in our guide is free to access and available to all students.

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    Student experience: Studying from Seoul

    From Oxford to Seoul

    "I left Oxford back in March 2020, when things were looking much worse for England than Seoul. I’d already decided to take a year off before the term ended, so my scheduled return to Oxford was January 4th, 2021; the start of Hilary term with extra time for quarantine.

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    Society Spotlight: Oxford Beat

    “Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity, it does research to find out the prevalence of eating disorders but is much more than a research body and works alongside the NHS. Really it is the frontline for people looking for support with eating disorders and runs helplines and other mediums such as online chat. There are also an astounding amount of resources available on the Beat website.

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    LGBT+ History Month 2021 at Oxford

    Celebrating Oxford's LGBT+ alumni

    Oscar Wilde, Magdalen College 1874-1878

    Irish Playwright and Poet Oscar Wilde studied at Magdalen College, Oxford from 1874 until 1878 where he read Classics. With long hair and flamboyant dress he later became known for his role within the aesthetic and decadent movements. Upon graduating he wrote to a friend “The dons are 'astonied' beyond words – the Bad Boy doing so well in the end!”.

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    Alumni Spotlight: Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, CEO of Stemettes

    The journey so far

    Anne-Marie Imafidon’s inspiring story started in London; both her parents migrated to the UK from Nigeria - neither of them are mathematicians.

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    Graduate access programmes now open for 2021 applications

    The graduate access programmes are designed to encourage and support talented UK undergraduates who would find continuing into postgraduate study a challenge for reasons other than their academic ability.

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    Fairtrade Fortnight 2021

    Fairtrade Fortnight takes place from Monday 22 February until Sunday 7 March. University cafes are Fairtrade, and Oxford University was awarded the nationwide Fairtrade University and College Award in June 2020. More departments and colleges are being invited to get involved in the scheme, as well as exploring the use of a broader range of Fairtrade products. A commitment to Fairtrade is part of Oxford University’s Sustainable Food policy which you can view on the sustainability website.

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    Join Oxford’s LGBT+ History Month lecture

    Michael Gunning, an international competitive swimmer and Corinne Humphreys, an international track and field athlete will host the annual event online on Tuesday 2 March, 5:30 - 6:30pm. This is a free event and all are welcome to attend. Please book your place via Eventbrite

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    The Bodleian Libraries: New spaces available

    Although demand is high, there have been a high number of ‘no shows’. If your plans change, please be sure to cancel your slot, to release it for other Readers.

    We urge Readers to only book a space if it is absolutely necessary, and we strongly encourage use of the Bodleian Libraries' remote services where possible.

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    Celebrating 100 years of women in Oxford Medical Sciences

    Across our 16 departments and numerous affiliated units, the women of Medical Sciences come from all walks of life, from all backgrounds, from all over the world. In the Medical Sciences it doesn’t just take a village, it takes a city to do what we do. A city of researchers, professors, clinicians, physiotherapists, research nurses, administrators, fundraisers, students, custodial staff, receptionists, teachers, lecturers, trainers and many, many more.