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    Win a £100 voucher with IT Services

    Each year the Oxford University IT Services department runs a short survey to better understand the IT requirements of current students.

    This helps us make sure that the services we provide are able to meet those needs. 

    The survey takes less than five minutes to complete and closes on Friday 6 December 2019.

    After this date, one lucky entrant will be randomly selected to win a £100 Amazon gift certificate.

  • Chana fries photo from 'Jackfruit and Blue Ginger' recipe book by Oxford student Sasha Gill

    Oxford Student Sasha Gill brings us vegan cooking made easy

    Lincoln College student, Sasha Gill, is a professional photographer, cook, and writer – who also happens to be studying Medicine at Oxford.

    Sasha’s first book ‘Jackfruit and Blue Ginger’ (Murdoch Books, 2019) is a recipe book about some of our favourite Asian foods, made vegan.

    Sasha, who is half Indian and half Eurasian, was attracted to vegetarianism as a teenager for health reasons, and has gradually cut all animal products from her diet for environmental reasons.

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    Free flu jab for students with serious long-term conditions

    Did you know that the flu vaccine is offered free of charge on the NHS to anyone with a serious long-term health condition?

    Long term conditions include chronic respiratory diseases such as asthma; chronic liver, heart or kidney disease; diabetes; sickle cell disease, and more.

    If you're eligible and want to take up the offer, contact your GP surgery or your local pharmacy to organise an appointment. 

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    The Summer of Innovation

    The Summer of Innovation is a funding scheme to help you realise innovative ideas as digital projects. 

    It’s similar to an internship, but allows you to work on a project based on your own idea.

    You can now go to the Oxford Ideas platform to receive updates on the Summer of Innovation. Once you’ve logged in with your SSO, you’ll be notified as soon as you can add your ideas.

    Idea submission will only be open for a short period in January, so make sure you’re ready.

  • Botanic Gardens Christmas Fair marquee

    Oxford Botanic Garden Christmas Fair

    Calm green space and tropical plants await you just a few steps from the hustle and bustle of the High Street.

    Inside the Garden you will find unique botanically inspired gifts, and festive food and drinks for the whole family. Explore the Botanic Garden Boutique, the Herbarium Room and the marquee with over 40 unique artisan stalls.

    Lift your spirits with live music and Christmas carols and let the children craft their own special Christmas gifts.

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    An overview of the SWSS resources available to support students

    The Disability Advisory Service (DAS) facilitates support for students with sensory or mobility impairments, long-term health conditions, specific learning difficulties, autistic spectrum conditions or mental health difficulties. 

  • Exam Schools

    Michaelmas term submission desk closure details

    Please be aware that the Submissions Desk at the Examinations School will be closed to submissions on the following dates and times in December 2019 and January 2020:

    • Tuesday 10 December from 2pm until 8.30am on Wednesday 11 December
    • 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.

  • Woman and man reviewing blueprints

    Micro-Internship Programme second round

    If you applied for a micro-internship in the first round this term, best of luck with the outcome of your application.

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    Don’t miss out on your chance to vote

    You can register online if you are eligible. The process should take less than five minutes, and you will need your National Insurance number with you.  

    If you opted to join the electoral register through Student Self Service during University registration, no action is needed.

  • Wellbeing at Oxford logo

    Wellbeing Week – 11 to 15 November

    Wellbeing Week will give students an opportunity to find out about the welfare support that is available, and to think about their own wellbeing. 

    Wellbeing-related content will be published on the University and Oxford SU channels throughout the week, and events open to all students will include: