Given that term ends right at the start of December, I expected that we’d miss out on celebrating Christmas in Oxford, but instead, with Oxmas on November 25th, I’ve had double the festivities, and have celebrated Christmas both with friends from university and friends and family at home!
Student Blog: A New Start
"This first term at university has been a completely different experience to sixth form, and although it has taken some adjusting, it has been one of the best experiences of my life."
Emeritus Fellow Professor Vernon Bogdanor receives knighthood in the New Year Honours
Congratulations to Professor Sir Vernon Bogdanor CBE FBA FRSA, who received a knighthood in the 2023 New Years Honours for services to Political Science. The Principal wrote immediately to congratulate him.
Student Blog: From North to South
I never thought 8 weeks could go so quickly! It’s been such a whirlwind, from Freshers’ week to Halloween parties, to Oxmas.
Professor Michael Dustin has been appointed as the Kennedy Trust Chair in Molecular Immunology
A generous gift from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research has enabled the creation of a new Chair in Molecular Immunology at the University of Oxford; we are pleased to be able to announce that Professor Michael Dustin has been appointed as the Kennedy Trust Chair in Molecular Immunology, and will be a professorial fellow of Brasenose College.
Staff Blog: Outreach, or how I learned to stop worrying and love Oxford
Growing up, studying at Oxford was never something I even considered, let alone aspired to.
Brasenose Giving Day 2022
On 22nd and 23rd November, Brasenose is holding its 2022 Giving Day!
The Giving Day is a digital campaign that seeks to celebrate the impact donations have on college and to encourage alumni to join our wonderful community of donors. Alumni will have a series of emails landing in their inboxes, each with a story, images, or a challenge encouraging them to give back to college.
Student Blog: Brasenose- a Home away from Home
Around this time last year, a small Indian kid sat by her window watching the rain trickle down the pane as she ate the last of the snacks her mum had packed for her and felt indescribably lonely.
Emeritus Fellow Dr Simon Altmann - Funeral Service and Tributes
We are very sad to announce that Emeritus Fellow Dr Simon Altmann passed away at the age of 98 on 29 September 2022. He died peacefully with his family.
Simon had been Tutor in Mathematical Physics 1964-1991 and then Vice Principal 1989-1990, becoming an Emeritus Fellow of the College in 1991. He will be much missed by the College community.
His funeral service was in Brasenose College Chapel on Monday 31 October at 1:45pm.
A recording of the service is now available - please click the link below.
A Long Tradition of Excellent Legal Minds
Brasenose has a long tradition of excellent legal minds.
New Economics Tutor Joins Brasenose
We are excited to annouce that Banu Demir Pakel has joined Brasenose College as an Associate Professor of Economics and Tutorial Fellow
Why We'd Love You to Apply to Brasenose College
Thinking of Applying to Brasenose? Here's some thoughts and statsto help you decide.
Student Blog: Croquet in Hawaiian shirts
My first year at Brasenose seemed like a fairy-tale.
Student Blog: life-learning learning
When I agreed to write this blog about my time at Brasenose, I didn’t quite realise how hard it would be.
Student Blog: The Difference a Year Can Make
My name is James, and I am lucky enough to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Brasenose College, Oxford
Student Blog: Josh on his last term
When I finished writing the article about my first year at Brasenose, I wasn’t quite expecting the rest of my time at Oxford to unfold as it did.
John Davies Memorial Service
On Saturday 18th June 2022, College came together to remember Emeritus Fellow John Windsor Davies, in Brasenose Chapel.
For those who couldn't join us, we would like to share a recording of the Memorial Service.
Please click on the link below.
Honorary Fellow Bruce Kent
It is with great sadness that we report the death of our much loved alumnus and Honorary Fellow Bruce Kent (Jurisprudence, 1949). Bruce passed away on Wednesday 8th June 2022, aged 92.
Easter (Vac)cess- Offer Holder Day and the North Yorkshire Roadshow
In 9th week of our spring term, when most students had left for easter, Brasenose opened its doors to 100 offer holders, most of whom, as they’d been interviewed online
'Descent’- Brasenose Ball 2022
After two years of gatherings no larger than six people, limited socialising and online events, the Brasenose Ball, was given the go ahead for February 2022.
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