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President Post: Whatever happened to…?

12 October 2015 - 0 comments - President Post

“I’m relieved and pleased that no-one has yet asked anyone else what car they drive!”, said my old school-mate ‘Hinesey’ [now Dr James Hine of the University of Edinburgh] at…

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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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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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From our President – Two Contradictory Principles

25 September 2014 - 0 comments - President Post

I try to live by two contradictory principles, firstly to say what you do and do what you say, but also to over-deliver, so I’m pleased to say I accomplished…

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Our Presidents’ Holiday Reading…

10 July 2014 - 1 comment - President Post

I write at the end of another eventful and successful term. Term started with our new Facilities Manager Jason King joining us – he has had a busy term of…

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A Word from our President – a summing up

7 April 2014 - 0 comments - President Post

Our President Jonathan Michie takes a look at some of our achievements from last term and starts to look ahead to the arrival of the next... At a graduate college…

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