Chinese New YearWe decided to see in the Year of the Horse in true Chinese style this year, as a typical friday dinner was replaced with something a little more oriental, and celebrations were held down the bar afterwards.

Burns Night 2014On Saturday 25th January, Brasenose College enjoyed a wonderful evening of food, speeches and dancing to commemorate the birth of the famous 18th century Scottish poet, Robert Burns.

Germinating seedlings Belize credit O. LewisDr Owen Lewis, Biological Sciences tutor at Brasenose College, has hit the headlines for his research on the positive effect of pathogenic fungi on biodiversity.

Brasenose offers map v2 - screen resolutionAt the beginning of January, the college sent out offers for undergraduate entry at Brasenose in October 2014. In recent years, these letters have found their way to addresses across the whole of the United Kingdom.

artbyUdyReflections by Daniel Udy, who completed his Fine Art degree at Brasenose in the summer of 2013, and has stayed on to take a Master of Studies in the History of Art and Visual Culture.

PalinIn November, Brasenose College was lucky enough to be treated to a visit and talk by Michael Palin, television presenter, comedian and star of Monty Python and alumnus of the College.

TheProducersThe Producers is a musical comedy adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from Brooks' 1968 Oscar winning film of the same name. The story follows the neurotic accountant Leo Bloom and washed-out producer Max Bialystock, as they embark on the ultimate showbiz swindle. But not everything goes to plan...

OUSU victoryThere were scenes of joy in Brasenose last night as three students were elected to be full-time student representatives at the Oxford University Student Union. The College Bar was packed as students came to listen to the results live on the student radio and celebrate the candidates’ success.

Matriculation BallBy Maddy Thickett (3rd Year Engineering)

Back in October it was the duty and privilege of the student Committee to assist in the celebrations of Brasenose’s latest matriculating class. Oliver Sadik and I; the committee’s Entz reps, along with James (President), Anna (Vice-President), Beth (Access and Admissions), Wrik and Alex (Welfare) had an entire day to plan for, to make sure this was the best possible day for freshers as their first official Oxford experience.

 By Oleaving bncwen Riddall (Physics and Philosophy Second Year)  

"Ok, on three: one, two, THREE!" Five bikes slid under the barrier. "And over we go...see you on the other side!" Five cyclists leapt aboard five bikes and sped away in single file

karen_meadows.jpgBy Karen Meadows - Third Year Chemist

"When I started looking for an internship for the summer between my second and third year, I knew I wanted the placement to be closely linked to my Chemistry degree"


Thinking of applying to Brasenose and wonder what it's like? All is revealed here!

Chloe Cornish, recently graduated English student, has produced a short film depicting life at Brasenose from an undergraduate student point of view. Click here to view the film. 


By Ronan O'Donoghue (Third Year languages student)

"You're going to Iran?" repeated the bank clerk, peering at me closely through the glass. "Are you in the army?"

borneo_photo.jpgBy Alice James - Third Year Biologist

I was lucky enough to go on a field trip to Borneo in September this year. We spent two weeks in some amazing, pristine rainforest, doing all the normal Oxford things

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