Student Blog: English at Brasenose
Back in June I was fortunate enough to be involved as a student helper in The Brasenose College Study Day for English Literature, Languages and Classics.
Student Blog: On the Campaign Trail
The three month long Oxford summer always seems a dauntingly long time, and the search for something productive to do is one with which I’ve often struggled.
Student Blog: Flints, Fossils and Fishermen
The Benefit of Tube Strikes
Brasenose College Economics tutor, Dr Ferdinand Rauch, has co-authored a paper which suggests that Tube strikes could actually have long-term benefits for some commuters.
Professor Adam Perry welcomed
Brasenose is pleased to welcome to the College Professor Adam Perry as a new tutorial fellow in Law.
Student Blog: Around the UK in 80 Days
I’ve got to be honest: from the off, Oxford glittered in my mind not just for the smorgasbord of academic delights wafted under my nose (sorry Dr Llewelyn), but also for its vibrant drama scene.
Brasenose’s second sitting premier
Malcolm Turnbull to become next Prime Minister of Australia – Brasenose’s second sitting premier.
Open Day Countdown
The final 2015 undergraduate Open Days at Brasenose College will be Friday 18th September 2015 - why not come and visit us if you are thinking of applying to Oxford University?
Student Blog: A Fortnight in Paris
If you’d have told me this time last year that I’d be spending a fortnight in Paris, researching my final year thesis, I wouldn’t have believed you for a second.
Happy (Un-) Birthday, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland!
As this year marks the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s children’s classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, birthday (and un-birthday) parties are well under way all over the world.
Student Blog: A UNIQ experience
To me, the idea of these once symbolised a cruel punishment where kids were sent off to sit through tedious lessons on very dull subjects. However, that was before I got involved with the UNIQ summer schools.
Student Blog: The Brasenose Philosophy
I'm in the unusual and privileged position of having graduated from Oxford last month and being an Oxford student next month.
Earlier this month, Brasenose College held graduation events, where the majority of our recently-finished undergraduates, and a number of post-graduates, returned to college to celebrate the end of their studies.
Zeffman in the Press
Henry Zeffman, who has just finished his PPE degree at Brasenose College, has won the 2015 Anthony Howard Award for Young Journalists. As part of this prestigious award, Henry will undertake three fellowships for the Times, the Observer and New Statesman. The award was announced recently in the Guardian newspaper.
Elspeth Garman wins guest Professorship
Professor Elspeth Garman has been awarded the 2016 Mildred Dresselhaus Guest Professorship at the Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging and the University of Hamburg.
Student Blog: Solid State Chemistry
The fourth year project (known as ‘part II’) is the most exciting year Chemistry at Oxford has to offer. You swap lectures, exams and tutorials for working as a Masters student in one of the many incredible Oxford research groups.
Student Blog: Students helping Students
Every year, six Brasenose students train to be peer supporters for our college. Peer supporters are ready to listen to absolutely anything that might be concerning you, during drop-in sessions or just around college.
Open Days video launched
Watch our new time-lapse film - launched to advertise our undergraduate open days on the 1st and 2nd of July and the 18th September.
The film was shot and produced by Phil Rigley - a third year English student, and features footage from the Open Days last summer.
Super-massive and Micro-level science
The last Blurbs of the year juxtaposed super-massive and micro-level science. Professor Rob Fender, Tutorial Fellow in Astrophysics, launched proceedings by inviting the audience to reconsider the reputation of Black Holes.
Student Blog: Arts Week 2015
21st birthdays are commonly regarded as quite a milestone for humans. The teenage years have well and truly been left behind, historically it was the birthday after which you could first vote, and it's typically the age at which fresh-faced university graduates are dragged kicking and screaming into the 'real world' to fend for themselves.