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.
Student Blog: Charity at Brasenose
Brasenose’s wonderful community spirit is one of the main reasons why I chose to run for the position of Charities Rep.
Ale Verses 2017
Every year, on Shrove Tuesday, Brasenose College’s staff and students gather to celebrate a unique tradition: Ale Verses.
Student Blog: CBBC Bop
Everyone knows that at Oxford academic work can be a challenge. To help deal with this, sometimes we need to put down our pens, close our laptops, and leave the library.
Access Half Term
This February Half Term week Brasenose College was delighted to be involved in two outreach projects aimed to encourage and excite students from backgrounds that tend to be underrepresented at the University of Oxford.
Student Blog: From Damascus to Oxford
Syrian Brasenose College student, Manar Marzouk shares her thoughts about life and study in Oxford.
Mrs Beeton and Pixar: Talking about English at Brasenose
Last month Brasenose English undergraduates gathered to take part in a Dissertation Symposium, where third year English students presented their research to an audience of fellow students and tutors.
Student Blog: Burns Night 2017
In January every year, Brasenose College celebrates the life and work of the famous 18th century Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Burns Night is a traditional annual celebration involving poetry, speeches and laughter.
Student Blog: More First Term Reflections
It feels like a lifetime since fresher’s week now and I have loved the experience so far.
From Brasenose College to Imperial College
This summer I followed the well-trodden footsteps of many past Brasenostrils and migrated from Oxford to the big lights of London. However, I was not stepping into the customary well-respected graduate job but embarking on another four whole years of university: this time as a post-graduate at Imperial College.
Getting Girls to Think Scientifically
Hunter Doughty, a Brasenose College doctoral student in the Department of Zoology and the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, has recently published a children’s book entitled Abigail Ann in the Bike Path Predicament.
Every few years, Brasenose College puts on display its silver collection, which is normally largely kept under lock and key. This event we dramatically label the “Silver Muster”.
Geoff Bird joins Brasenose College
Brasenose College is pleased to welcome a new tutor in Psychology, Professor Geoff Bird.