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    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:

  • Making artificial intelligence ethical

    AI in Education: Michaelmas term events

    The IT Learning Centre is running a series of lunch-time talks on Artificial Intelligence in Education that have been co-organised with the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

    Presentations by internal and external speakers will focus on the role AI can and will play in teaching and learning, introduce new tools and applications that can enhance your learning experience, and reflect on the positive and negative impacts of AI in education.

    All talks are free, but please follow the links to register:

  • Oxford Hack 2019

    Oxford Hack 2019

    Oxford Hack is the University’s biggest student hackathon and is returning this year on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 November. The free event invites student teams from all disciplines to build a brilliant technical product - be it an app, website, game, or anything else you can imagine together, in 24 hours.

    It’s a great opportunity to challenge yourself and make something to change the world, through social good, climate protection, or just making people smile. There will be awards, sponsor-led workshops, and mentors if you need a hand.

  • Graduate students in a lecture

    Graduate (GSO) forms are moving online

    From 14 January 2020, ten of the current Graduate (GSO) forms will be replaced with online applications, digitised approvals and workflows, making life easier for students, academics and administrative staff alike. 

    By using this user-friendly and fully secure system, graduate students will be able to complete and track the progress of applications easily and efficiently.  All applications will be stored in one place, and applications can be accessed and approved wherever you are, as long as you have web access, via eVision or Student Self Service. 

  • Sexual harassment

    Oxford Against Sexual Violence

    The University is continuing its Oxford Against Sexual Violence campaign for a second year, highlighting that sexual harassment and violence is never acceptable.

    The campaign launched in October 2018 as a collaboration between the University and Oxford SU, to mark the launch of the Sexual Harassment and Violence Support Service.

  • Five students with shopping bags

    Don't forget to apply for a TOTUM card

    TOTUM is the NUS extra card evolved. It comes with all the same great discounts and offers as the NUS extra we know and love, but with additional features and functionality loaded into a mobile application.

    You can buy a TOTUM card online for £14.99 for a year, with discounted options for multiple years. Get yours online today.

  • Student sat at a desk in a creative office

    The Micro-Internship Programme: Michaelmas Term 2019/20

    What is a Micro-internship?

    Micro-internships are short-term work experience placements (2-5 days), which take place at the end of each term and are full-time and voluntary. The placements are available exclusively to current, matriculated Oxford students.

    What will I do?

  • Woman holding a lighbulb

    OXFO L.E.V8 Accelerator

    OXFO L.E.V8 (Elevate) at the Oxford Foundry is the University of Oxford’s most diverse accelerator. The programme takes in up to 12 high potential ventures a year and is designed to support and nurture ventures affiliated to the university.

  • Bikes - Shutterstock

    Get your bike ready for the new term

    Security Services will be selling subsidised D locks for £18.00 and sets of bike lights for £6.50 on Tuesday 8 October and Wednesday 9 October in Radcliffe Square from 10am - 4pm.

    If you want to make a purchase, make sure you bring your University Bod Card with you. If you would also like your bike to be security marked, please bring it along on the day.

    There will also be lots of freebies available to give away so make sure you stop by after Freshers' Fair to say hello.

  • Vaccines and syringes

    Meningitis B vaccine trial

    If you are 18 to 50 years old and are in good health then you may be eligible to take part in this study. All participants will be reimbursed for their time, travel and inconvenience, up to £630.00.

    For further information please visit the Oxford Vaccine Group website or call 01865 611400.