JBBrasenose College is delighted to announce the election of Mr John Bowers QC as the next Principal.

Mr Bowers will take up his new post on 1st October 2015, when Professor Alan Bowman retires at the end of the next academic year. 


rowing3By Molly Ludlam-Steinke – Women’s Captain-elect (and First Year Historian)

'Rowing is perhaps the most popular sport at Oxford, with around ten thousand spectators lining the banks of the Isis a couple of weeks ago to cheer frantically at the odd tradition which is Summer Eights.

Sword fighting 1Last month the Ashmole Society, Brasenose's history society, was treated to a fantastic demonstration of 18th and 19th century sword-fighting and pugilism (boxing and wrestling) from Milo Thurston and Simon Scott,

Amy and LouisThe next Open Days at Brasenose College will be 2nd and 3rd July, and 19th September 2014. 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.

Ale Verses 2014 - BeckyBy Henry Zeffman - JCR President and Second Year PPE student

On the evening of Tuesday 29th April, Brasenose came together to perform Ale Verses, one of College’s most peculiar traditions

WP 003256By Dr Joe Organ, Schools and Publications Officer

In March 2013 I, along with my Cambridge equivalent and some Oxbridge students visited schools in North Yorkshire during a week-long "Road Show"

translation workshopThis year we embarked upon a new teaching project, which was co-developed by Liv Robinson in collaboration with her colleague Dr Helen Brookman of UCL.

TGphotoBy Rosie Thomas (Second Year PPE)

After last year’s monster fundraising effort in Oxford’s ‘monstrous orange’ themed Town and Gown 10k, Brasenose had a lot to live up to when the run came around again on 11th May 2014.

Dr NicholsonJohn Stuart Nicholson (1925-1983), a former Brasenose chemistry student, has been honoured with Royal Society of Chemistry National chemical landmark plaque, for his work in developing ibuprofen.

By Cameron Montgomery (Brasenose student sports representative)BNCRFC warm up. "It was a warm and sunny day and the Brasenose College Field of Dreams was set to see one of the most epic and eagerly anticipated mens rugby matches in years.

135th Heavy  Battery A438 19152014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War. To commemorate this centenary the College Archives will be profiling some of its related collections on the Library and Archives blog.

MartaphotoBy Marta Dazzi – 4th Year Chemist

The fourth year project (part II) is by far the most exciting year Chemistry at Oxford has to offer.

Tom and ClareThe University of Oxford men’s boat powered to an emphatic victory against the University of Cambridge boat during the 160th annual Boat Race on Sunday 6th April, completing a clean sweep for both Men and Women Blues crews, and their reserves.

Baker BikesAs of last term, Brasenose now has a free of charge bike hire scheme for all undergraduates to take advantage of.

BeatlesatBNCThis week marks 50 years since the Beatles visited Brasenose College. The Fab Four came to Brasenose on 5th March 1964 for a short time, at the climax of a fund-raising appeal by the charity Oxfam.

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