Brasenose students in examinations success
Brasenose College is delighted to announce another year of excellent results in the summer “finals” examinations.
Student Blog: Brasenose Charity 2018
Brasenose’s Junior Common Room (our student council) has made amazing contributions again this year to charities in a range of ways.
Insects Through the Looking-Glass
However you feel about them, insects have always fascinated us humans. Egyptians worshipped them as Gods, they inspired the most famous scientists’ in history, and they are characters in some of our favourite stories – they become deeply woven into our culture.
Scout Debbie Hall: Interviewed
Scout Debbie Hall has worked at Brasenose for 25 years! She reflected with journalist Olivia Gordon about her time here.
Open Days 2018 - Come and Visit!
The next undergraduate Open Days at Brasenose College will be Wednesday and Thursday 27th and 28th June.
Student Blog: Big Organised Partying
Around three times a term, Brasenose students come together to ditch the library and spend a night dressing up, dancing, and delighting in each others’ company.
Student Blog: Six Years at Brasenose
It was over eight years ago since I visited Oxford for the first time during an Open Day, yet two vivid memories have stuck with me ever since.
Student Blog: visiting North Yorkshire schools - in the 'Beast'!
Over Easter, three of us, Angharad (1st year Biology), Tom (2nd year PPE), and Joe Organ (Schools Liaison Officer), toured North Yorkshire schools for four days encouraging students to apply to Oxford and Cambridge.
Brasenose at the Ballet!
On Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of June, Brasenose Lecturer Dr Sophie Bocksberger and Brasenose graduate student Annina Hessel will take to the stage at Wychwood School for a performance by the Yuka Kodama Ballet Group, in conjunction with Oxford University Ballet Society.
Student Blog: Biology Recycling
Over the last few months, I’ve been helping start up the Sustainable Communities programme at McKinsey.org, a new non-profit founded by McKinsey & Company to tackle some of the world’s most pressing social challenges.
Student Blog: Holi Brasenose!
Our summer "Trinity" Term is one of sun, fun and getting things done. At least that’s what we’re hoping for as we get through a whole host of student events this term. Following on from the Easter Egg Hunt, on Sunday 6th May, the inaugural Brasenose Holi took place at our Sports Ground
Student Blog: Oxford Belles are Women of Note
The Oxford Belles are Oxford’s oldest all-female acapella group, and this summer we’re hoping to represent not only Oxford University, but Brasenose College, by heading off to the Edinburgh Fringe to spread some female empowerment and universal love...
Brasenose runs the Town and Gown 2018
Brasenose College once again had a fantastic turn out for the Oxford Town and Gown 10 kilometre charity race. Now a firm Brasenose tradition, the college produced a large team, with a team of over 50 students, tutors, alumni and staff forming Team Brasenose for the run in support of Muscular Dystrophy UK.
Professor Graham Richards elected as Fellow of the Royal Society
Professor Graham Richards CBE FRS, Emeritus Fellow at Brasenose College, has been elected to the Royal Society.
The Grand Opening of the Greenland Library: Saturday 5th May 2018
If like Sir Thomas Bodley of Bodleian fame, you were hoping to have a library named after you on Radcliffe Square, then it’s too late..
Professor Simon Palfrey, Tutor in English at Brasenose College has led on a multi-media event – film, play, paintings, sculptures, soundscapes, digital drama – in which a beautiful, violent, hallucinogenic poem comes uncannily and alarmingly to life.
Student Blog: Egg-hunt!
They say that by the time you go to university, you’re supposed to be an adult, but at Brasenose, every so often, we like to let out our childhood spirit again.
Student Blog: Nosedive
Nosedive is Brasenose’s diversity and equality themed magazine. We publish articles, artwork, creative writing and any other contributions produced on this theme by students of Brasenose.
Head Porter Andy Talbot: Interviewed
Head Porter Andy Talbot, winner of the 'Best Support Staff' award for making a significant difference to the lives of students at the OUSU awards, spoke to Olivia Gordon about his life and time at Brasenose.
Student Blog: Two terms at Brasenose
My first term at Brasenose, those first short, eight weeks filled to the brim of lifelong friends yet-unmade, ambitious plans to be tried out and niches yet to be found were in many ways the product of months and years of concerted hard work and second-guessing and planning.