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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?

    Discover the origin of animals at the Museum of Natural History, learn about the myriad stories behind maps at the Weston Library, and explore a range of famous artists at the Ashmolean Museum.

    Just show your University Card to enjoy free admission. Visit Mindgrowing.org to learn more about the University’s collections and find out what events are taking place this month.

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    Academic English Hilary Term Enrolment now open

    Enrolment is now open for Hilary term Academic English courses at the Language Centre.

    The Academic English courses help international students improve their academic written and spoken communication – building skills and increasing confidence.

    They are taught by specialists in Academic English and designed to meet the needs of students at the University. There are also courses for partners of University students who are not members of Oxford.

    Find out more on the Language Centre website

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    Booking now open for exam study skills seminars

    Exam study skills seminars, mock exams and exam orientation seminars are held throughout Hilary term and Trinity term with events starting from 20 January 2020.

    These events are designed to help you prepare for exams by providing advice on revision, preparation, time management and regulations, whilst enabling you to familiarise yourself with the exam venues and ask staff any questions you have in relation to your exams.

    Further information and booking details are available on the exams website.

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    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:

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    Academic English Hilary Term Enrolment now open

    Enrolment is now open for Hilary term Academic English courses at the Language Centre.

    The Academic English courses help international students improve their academic written and spoken communication – building skills and increasing confidence.

    They are taught by specialists in Academic English and designed to meet the needs of students at the University.

    There are also courses for partners of University students who are not members of Oxford.

    Find out more on the Language Centre website.

  • Examinations school Christmas closures

    The Submissions Desk and Student Information Desk at the Examinations School will be closed on the following dates and times in December 2019 and January 2020:
    •             Thursday 19 December from 5pm until 8.30am on Thursday 2 January

    If you plan to submit work during this holiday period, the building will be closed for submissions delivered in person, by post or by courier. Submissions made via the Examination Schools post box will not obtain proof of submission.

  • Examinations school Christmas closures

    The Submissions Desk and Student Information Desk at the Examinations School will be closed on the following dates and times in December 2019 and January 2020:
    •             Thursday 19 December from 5pm until 8.30am on Thursday 2 January

    If you plan to submit work during this holiday period, the building will be closed for submissions delivered in person, by post or by courier. Submissions made via the Examination Schools post box will not obtain proof of submission.

  • students

    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:

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    Parks College building redevelopment update

    Work is now underway to prepare the Radcliffe Science Library (RSL) for the redevelopment of the building as part of the Parks College Project. To support this work, book moves took place over the summer (to avoid disruption during term time).

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    Student Barometer: help the University improve its services to you

    The Student Barometer survey gives Oxford students the chance to share their views on their University experience. Your feedback will be used by colleges, departments, faculties and central University services to identify strengths and weaknesses and put in place changes to help improve your experience at Oxford. A link to the Student Barometer has been sent from the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) to all students. Please do take the time to complete it. 

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