Student Blog: Holi Brasenose!
Our summer "Trinity" Term is one of sun, fun and getting things done. At least that’s what we’re hoping for as we get through a whole host of student events this term. Following on from the Easter Egg Hunt, on Sunday 6th May, the inaugural Brasenose Holi took place at our Sports Ground
Student Blog: Oxford Belles are Women of Note
The Oxford Belles are Oxford’s oldest all-female acapella group, and this summer we’re hoping to represent not only Oxford University, but Brasenose College, by heading off to the Edinburgh Fringe to spread some female empowerment and universal love...
Brasenose runs the Town and Gown 2018
Brasenose College once again had a fantastic turn out for the Oxford Town and Gown 10 kilometre charity race. Now a firm Brasenose tradition, the college produced a large team, with a team of over 50 students, tutors, alumni and staff forming Team Brasenose for the run in support of Muscular Dystrophy UK.
Professor Graham Richards elected as Fellow of the Royal Society
Professor Graham Richards CBE FRS, Emeritus Fellow at Brasenose College, has been elected to the Royal Society.
The Grand Opening of the Greenland Library: Saturday 5th May 2018
If like Sir Thomas Bodley of Bodleian fame, you were hoping to have a library named after you on Radcliffe Square, then it’s too late..
Professor Simon Palfrey, Tutor in English at Brasenose College has led on a multi-media event – film, play, paintings, sculptures, soundscapes, digital drama – in which a beautiful, violent, hallucinogenic poem comes uncannily and alarmingly to life.
Student Blog: Egg-hunt!
They say that by the time you go to university, you’re supposed to be an adult, but at Brasenose, every so often, we like to let out our childhood spirit again.
Student Blog: Nosedive
Nosedive is Brasenose’s diversity and equality themed magazine. We publish articles, artwork, creative writing and any other contributions produced on this theme by students of Brasenose.
Head Porter Andy Talbot: Interviewed
Head Porter Andy Talbot, winner of the 'Best Support Staff' award for making a significant difference to the lives of students at the OUSU awards, spoke to Olivia Gordon about his life and time at Brasenose.
Student Blog: Two terms at Brasenose
My first term at Brasenose, those first short, eight weeks filled to the brim of lifelong friends yet-unmade, ambitious plans to be tried out and niches yet to be found were in many ways the product of months and years of concerted hard work and second-guessing and planning.
Student Blog: Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus o Brasenose!
Happy St David’s Day from Brasenose! In the most recent instalment of our spring term’s cultural observances, Brasenose students enjoyed a bilingual St David’s Day formal dinner, commemorating the patron saint of Wales.
Steward Alan Bennett Retires: Interview
This month, Steward Alan Bennett retired after 39 years at Brasenose. Olivia Gordon from Oxford Today interviewed him about his time at BNC.
Jewish Country Homes
Professor Abigail Green, history tutor at Brasenose, is leading an exciting research project on Jewish Country Houses in Britain, which include Waddesdon Manor, Strawberry Hill, Upton House and Hughendon Manor.
Student Blog: Chinese New Year
At Brasenose we have optional formal dinners three times a week and occasionally we do special formals to celebrate different traditions or cultural events from around the world.
Student Blog: Chemistry Catalysing Eve
As a Chemistry student in my final year, I am undertaking my “Part II”. I have no lectures, exams or tutorials this year and have been able to specialise in what I find most interesting.
Student Blog: Burn's Night 2018
On Saturday January 27th, Brasenose continued its great tradition of hosting Burns Night.
Homeless Outreach Initiative
Last term, the post-graduate community came together to brainstorm ideas to try to help the homeless community of Oxford in small, tangible ways.
Student Blog: Immersing at Brasenose
After a term at Oxford, travelling down to start university seems like a lifetime ago. To think that in October, I didn’t know all the people I have met since is unbelievable, and testament to the immersive and inclusive nature of life at Brasenose and Oxford in general.
High Court Judgement
The University comment on the case is at http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2018-02-07-high-court-judgement-claim-mr-siddiqui
John Ackrill Memorial Lecture 2018
Professor Mary Margaret McCabe will give the 10th John Ackrill Memorial Lecture at 5.00 pm on Tuesday, 24th April, in Brasenose College, Lecture Room 11. The title of her lecture will be ‘Glaucon, Gyges and the Good’. A drinks reception in the Medieval Kitchen will follow the talk.