Stewarding at Brasenose for Oxford Open Doors
In September every year the Oxford Preservation Trust runs its Oxford Open Doors weekend, on the lines of the well-known Open House scheme in London.
Student Blog: Working in the 'Bod'
This summer I was lucky enough to have been offered work experience with the archiving department of the Bodleian library, through the university's career service internship programme.
Student Blog: Centriole research
When I started looking at possible summer lab placements, I wanted to carry out a placement in Oxford that would be similar to the 4th year of my Biochemistry degree, which would involve a project in a professional lab environment.
Student Blog: Roskilde Festival
Nearly a month ago, I had a chance to visit the iconic Roskilde Festival in Denmark. The week was a terrific ending for my first year - a perfect displacement from my usual surroundings in Oxford and in my home town Helsinki.
Student Blog: Bikes and all things green at Brasenose
The Brasenose student bike scheme is now back up and running! This is all thanks to the hard work of Billy from the workshop, who fixed them all in his own time at no cost beyond the bike parts needed. We’re very lucky to have him and are so grateful!
Last week Brasenose College held our annual graduation events, where recently-finished undergraduate and post-graduates return to celebrate the end of their studies.
Student Blog: Dance and Video
With thanks to the College and the Annual Fund, I was lucky enough to visit Tours, France for a weekend in April to be part of a video-dance creation process.
Student Blog: Diabetes, quality of medicine, and tan lines
During Trinity 2016 and the long vacation, I spent 2 months in Vientiane, Laos to work on my dissertation.
Summer Rowing 2016
There are two types of people down at Oxford’s stretch of the Thames on Saturday of Summer VIIIs; the 15,000 spectators who sit eating burgers and drinking Pimms, and the hundreds of Lycra clad rowers gearing up for the final day of Oxford’s largest annual regatta.
Brasenose students achieve academic success
Brasenose College is delighted to announce outstanding results for our undergraduate final examinations this summer.
Student Blog: from Biology to Children's Books
I graduated from Brasenose in 2014, having done, and thoroughly enjoyed, a degree in Biological Sciences.
Student Blog: 'Never mind Brexit, we're off!', says Mother Duck
Every year, a duck (of Christ Church Meadow provenance) decides to make Brasenose its home, using our Middle Quad as a nursery to raise her ducklings before they return to their ancestral home.
Open Days-come and visit!
The next undergraduate Open Days at Brasenose College will be this week - Wednesday and Thursday 29th and 30th June. The College will be open from 9am to 5pm, and there’s no need to book, just turn up if you are interested in applying to Oxford for undergraduate study.
Student Blog: Playing in the Hockey Varsity match
I trialled for the University Hockey team on a spur of the moment decision at the end of fresher’s week, a decision that has shaped a significant portion of my time at university and experiences that now make up some of my fondest memories of the last three years.
Student Blog: Pick-me-up Parcels
The Big Issue. Divine Chocolate. The Eden Project. What on earth do a magazine, chocolate bar and an indoor rainforest all have in common?
John Simpson welcomed to Brasenose
The College is pleased to announce that John Simpson, the well-known broadcaster and journalist has joined Brasenose as an academic visitor.
Brasenose runs the Town & Gown 10K 2016
Brasenose College again had a fantastic turn out for the Oxford Town and Gown 10K charity race, with a team of over 70 students, tutors and staff joining Team Brasenose for the run in support of Muscular Dystrophy UK.
Professor Simon Palfrey, a Brasenose College English tutor, has curated a new exhibition at the University central library (the Bodleian) exhibition space, with Professor Emma Smith.
Boxing. Not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when you imagine the academic grandeur of Oxford University, but it has nonetheless ended up becoming a huge part of my experience here.