23795214 10214755215693221 3172580490614965889 nIt’s Sunday 10th December and I’ve just sat down on the sofa having put up the family Christmas tree. At the age of 21 the festive season seems to have lost some of the magic it once held for me, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t get excited when I start to hear the Christmas classics on the radio. Today’s unusual blanketing of snow also helped to somewhat reignite the spark.

SayerathensAfter leaving for the airport at 2.45am, the five of us emerged from the plane at Athens airport rubbing the sleep from our eyes, and heartily prepared to take a nap as soon as we arrived at our accommodation.

IMG 0768The Oxford open day I attended was quite a blur. It was my first time in Oxford and wherever I walked I was given brochures, pens and was told how great each college was. I don’t really remember which colleges I walked around in. All colleges melted into one. All except Brasenose.

Olivia Gordon from Oxford Today spoke to Simon Palfrey, BNC’s Professor of English Literature, on his imaginative reinvention of literary criticisSimon Palfrey High Res

IMG 0127Brasenose, like most colleges, has a student committee member (or two) in charge of organising fun college events for students to enjoy when they are not studying. These students are called Entz (entertainment) reps and this year they are Joey Fisher (2nd year Biochem) and Maria Ryan (2nd year Chemistry).

The latest in our series interviews with academic staff sees us speak to Dr Geoff Bird, Professor of Experimental Psychology at Brasenose.bird geoff

paulF copyThis summer I completed my final year exams in Law. Summing up three years at Brasenose is pretty difficult; Brasenose has been my home for what feels like a lifetime.

TomMacdonaldMy first year at Oxford was amazing. I have so many great memories and I’ve made so many new friends (unsurprisingly as I’m at Brasenose – the friendliest college).

BethPickfordLast month I finished my final year exams and in just a few short days I will be leaving Oxford and Brasenose. It seems to have gone by so quickly, yet I’ve experienced so much here at Oxford.

GHamnett1Gillian 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.

Paul and coBrasenose 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).

philandkateThe 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.

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.OBE Civilian grande

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