From the 19th to the 24th of March, we undertook one of the most important and most ground-breaking events of the entire Brasenose calendar: the North Yorkshire Roadshow. 1

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!received 984762105814380

"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." IMG 7720

Professor Michael DustinA 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.

linkedin post imageOn 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.

Raem1Around 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.

Dr Simon Altmann

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.

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.


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190510 Brasenose 62 Bruce Kent croppedIt 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.

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