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Climbing for charity

15 May 2015 - 0 comments - Student post

Student Angela Stallone (MSc Water Science, Policy and Management) raised money for Nepal by taking part in WaterAid’s Mountain Challenge on Saturday 6th June.

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Even in Northern Canada, Oxford never feels far away

1 May 2015 - 0 comments - Student post

Student Cathy Jewison writes about her experience of studying for a Masters whilst living in Northern Canada.

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President Post – A Jewel in the Crown

24 March 2015 - 0 comments - President Post

From left to right: David Griffiths, Jonathan Michie, and Lord & Lady Patten of Barnes. Photo: John Cairns. At our 25th Foundation Dinner on March 14th 2015, the University’s Chancellor…

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President Post – Delivering the Oxford Experience

10 March 2015 - 0 comments - President Post

There have been several reports recently about mature and part-time students having lost out with the new arrangements for student funding – see for example Peter Scott’s ‘Adult education the…

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President Post – Why the Social Sciences Matter

23 February 2015 - 0 comments - President Post

I’ve been writing and talking about why the social sciences matter over the past few days, as a result of the publication of the Academy of Social Sciences book by…

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More Farage, More Immigration

10 February 2015 - 0 comments - Fellow post

This article, written by Senior Research Fellow Robin Cohen, first appeared in Discover Society a digital platform which is published by Social Research Publications, a not-for-profit collaboration between sociology and social policy academics and…

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Why do the Social Sciences matter?

9 February 2015 - 0 comments - President Post

All readers are warmly invited to a free book launch event in London on Thursday February 19th 2015 – but spaces are limited and being allocated on a first-come first-served…

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Our Silver Anniversary! 25 Years of Kellogg College…

27 January 2015 - 0 comments - President Post

My wife Carolyn is born and bred Manchester. Her dad’s idea of sharing the childcare was to take her and her sister to Old Trafford for every Manchester United home…

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From our President: The importance of innovation

19 January 2015 - 0 comments - President Post

Even the University of Oxford now recognises the importance of innovation. Of course, the University has long been innovative and innovating in the sense of creating inventions and academic breakthroughs.…

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