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    Further guidance on open-book exams

    The guidance for students taking open-book exams has now been updated, providing more information about exam start times if you are outside the UK and extra guidance on using the Lens app for scanning content as part of your exam response. Read the updated candidate guide online. A short video is also available online highlighting key points to remember when preparing for and taking the exams.

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    Coronavirus welfare advice: Can’t work?

    Many students are describing how hard it is to concentrate on academic work right now. Below we outline some strategies and ways of thinking about work that may help you on your way to productivity. 

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    Coronavirus welfare advice: Normalising your emotions during this time

    During this current pandemic it’s likely that you are experiencing a raft of emotions, from shock, anger, loss, grief, relief or numbness. There are no right or wrong feelings to have.

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    Welcome message from the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Education – Trinity term 2020

    Welcome back for Trinity term – wherever in the world you might be.  This is a remarkable time for everyone in

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    What technology should I use when studying from home?

    Working environment  

    Before considering the technical aspects of what 

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    Free online support through Big White Wall

    We understand that the pandemic is a worrying time for many of you. Student Welfare and Support Services remain available through online and telephone appointments, and Oxford students can now also access free online support 24/7 through Big White Wall

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    Top tips for adapting to remote learning

    1. Find the best space that you can to work in. If you live with others, is there a quieter room that you can use? Can you use headphones or suitable music to cut out any distractions. Ideally you will need a desk or table to work at with good lighting and away for household noise

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    Exams and assessments in Trinity Term

    There will be no conventional exams in Trinity Term. The arrangements will be as follows:

    First year undergraduates:

    The majority of examinations will be cancelled, and students will be deemed to have passed. The only exceptions are Law and Medicine, where assessments will be rearranged for professional qualification reasons.

    Second and third year (non-finalist) undergraduates, and first year MPhils:

  • Advice for students: Coronavirus

    Updated 26 March

    A dedicated page has now been published with detailed information for students about coronavirus (COVID-19)

    The coronavirus advice and support for students page is now available on the Oxford Students website.

    It includes a wide range of advice on teaching and learning, examinations and assessment and other aspects of student life. It will be updated on a regular basis, so please continue to check back frequently.

  • Oxford University Sport launches #StayInAndWorkOut scheme

    Oxford University Sport is expanding the #ActiveAtOxford scheme to include #StayInAndWorkOut. 

    In this response to the current national lockdown, Uni Sport will share workout ideas, tips and short exercise videos on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

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