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.
Research Blog: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: a new tool to probe the active galactic nucleus – host galaxy connection
Super massive black holes (SMBH) lie at the centre of galaxies, including our own: the Milky Way.
14th John Ackrill Memorial Lecture
Professor James Warren will give the 14th John Ackrill Memorial Lecture at 4.00 pm on Thursday, 24 February, in the Amersi Foundation Lecture Theatre.
Student Blog: Maura meets a Duke
I started having an interest in nature towards the end of my GCSEs.
Student Blog: Bopping, Brunching and Beginning at Brasenose
To say that I can’t quite believe that I’ve finished my first term at Oxford would be a colossal understatement...
Honorary Fellow Dr James Adams CBE
The Brasenose Community was greatly saddened to learn of the recent death of our Honorary Fellow Dr James Adams CBE.