Spotlight on Welfare: Gillian Hamnett
Gillian Hamnett is Oxford’s University’s Director of Student Welfare and Support. She took up her appointment in April 2017 and, at the same time, Brasenose was delighted to elect Gillian to a College Fellowship.
Brasenose Students Excel in Final Exams
Brasenose College is delighted to announce exceptional results in this summer’s finals examinations. Of the 95 students set to graduate in July, 18 women and 20 men achieved first-class degrees, while a further 56 obtained a 2:1 (upper-second).
Student Blog: Brasenose does Coachella
On a uniquely sunny day in the middle of May, Brasenose hosted Frewchella, the first music festival the college has ever seen.
Student Blog: Megan's Memories
On the 22nd of June I handed in my keys to Brasenose College porter’s lodge for the last time.
Open Days 2017 - Come and Visit!
The next undergraduate Open Days at Brasenose College will be Wednesday and Thursday 28th and 29th June. 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.
Brasenose Women Recognised in Birthday Honours List
Released on Friday 16 June, the Queen’s Birthday Honours List recognises the achievements of extraordinary people from across the UK. Among the recipients are four alumnae of Brasenose College who have been of service to the country in a diverse range of fields.
Student Blog: Jess Ward on Brasenose
Three years ago, I left my small state school in the North East as the only pupil in my year to get an offer from Oxford.
Meet the Tutors: Physics
Our series of interviews with our academic staff continues as we spoke to BNC’s Senior Kurti Fellow, Professor of Particle Physics Daniela Bortoletto, on her big experiments to find ultra-small particles.
Graduate Profile: Jenna Hebert
Jenna Hebert is a first year MSc (Res) Psychiatry Rhodes Scholar at Brasenose College, and this year represented Oxford at the Cancer Research UK Boat Races in the Stroke seat of the women’s Blue Boat. She originally hails from and was educated in the United States.
Ivy Ale festivities
On May 25th Brasenose College took part in a number of traditional festivities.
Brasenose Welcomes New Honorary Fellows
Last term, Brasenose College recognised two Old Members, Professor Michael Kosterlitz (1966) and Mr Mohamed Amersi (2014), by electing them to the prestigious rank of Honorary Fellow.
Symposium on Child Learning
Last month Brasenose held a Symposium on Child Learning and Raising Attainment, to mark the arrival of two new Tutors in Education, Professors Sonali Nag and Charles Hulme.
Student Blog: Brasenose Ball 2017
One evening in May, every other year, Brasenose’s quads are magically transformed as the biennial College Ball arrives. This year was no different, as on Saturday 6th May we explored the delights of Odyssey: A Journey into the Unknown.
Extended Teaching Space at the Heart of Brasenose
Ambitious plans are underway to completely remodel the College’s largest dedicated teaching space, Lecture Room XI.
Meet the Tutors: Economics and Management
For the first installment of our series of interviews with the Tutors of Brasenose College, Professor Chris McKenna, Fellow in Management Studies and Reader in Business History and Strategy at SaÏd Business School, sat down with Richard Lofthouse, editor of Oxford Today, to share thoughts from his forthcoming history of white-collar crime.
Student Blog: More Drama at Brasenose
It’s often said that there is something for everyone when it comes to extra-curricular at Oxford, and as cliched as that sounds it genuinely is true.
Student Blog: North Yorkshire Spring Tour
A vital part of creating inclusive college communities comes directly from the access team in the form of the regional link programme.
Student Blog: Arts & Societies Dinner 2017
Arts & Societies Dinner 2017 was, much like The Tempest, full of dramatic undertones, comedic speeches and sumptuous feasts (albeit with far fewer harpies).
Brasenose Flies the Rainbow Flag
Brasenose College flew the Rainbow Flag from the College flagpole on 1st February 2017 to celebrate LGBT History Month.
Student Blog: Sustainable Brasenose
Brasenose has already taken many positive steps to improve its sustainability, however it has the potential to do even more.