Student news

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    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:

  • 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.

  • 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. 

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    May Morning road closures in Oxford

    May Morning is a traditional celebration of the coming of spring and brings together Oxford’s communities to enjoy dancing and singing on 1 May.

    Celebrations start at 6am with the choristers of Magdalen College choir singing from the Great Tower. Magdalen Bridge will be open to pedestrians and closed to traffic on May Morning to enable everyone to enjoy the singing in safety.

    Longwall St, Merton St, Rose Lane, Queen's Lane, The Plain and the A420 High St will all be closed to bicycles and cars from 02:00 – 09:00 on Wednesday 1 May. 

  • Moritz Heyman Scholarship

    The Moritz-Heyman Scholarship - Student Spotlight

    Thanks to a donation by Sir Michael Moritz and Ms Harriet Heyman, the University offers a programme of enhanced support to UK resident students studying for their first undergraduate degree with a household income of £16,000 or less. Since the programme started, over 1,000 eligible UK students have been awarded a Moritz-Heyman Scholarship.

  • 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.

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    Oxford SU Launches Community Festival

    On Sunday 5 May, Oxford SU will host Springtide - a community focused family friendly festival that aims to bring the student and non-student community together for day of music, fun and adventure.

    Taking place in University Parks from 11am-7pm, the festival will showcase some of the best local music, a petting zoo and food & drink from across the world.

    The event is free and family friendly, with lots of entertainment regardless of your age. We hope to see you there. 

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    Parks College focus groups

    A series of focus groups are being held about Parks College in early Trinity term. The small-group discussion forums are designed to help inform the academic blueprint for the proposed new graduate college by canvassing opinion about what a community of scholars should look like in the 21st century.

    The 2.5 hour discussion forums are open to all interested members of the collegiate University, but the participation of graduate students and final-year undergraduates would be particularly welcomed.

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    UNIQ+ summer school now open for applications

    Interested in postgraduate study? Curious about what it would be like to do research at Oxford?

    Applications are now open for UNIQ+, a six-week summer school aimed at students who would find it challenging to progress to postgraduate study for financial or socio-economic reasons.

    UNIQ+ is free to take part in and includes a £2,500 stipend, plus free accommodation in an Oxford college. It will give you the opportunity to experience postgraduate research at Oxford by carrying out a research project, and a chance to meet our staff and student community.