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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Christ Church Meadow has been maintained as a public park since the 16th century and is one of the...
Christ Church Meadow has been maintained as a public park since the 16th century and is one of the oldest continuously managed parks in the country. Christ Church welcomes over a million visitors to the Meadow every year. The college takes its responsibility for preserving and improving the Meadow seriously and has commissioned a management...
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christchurchoxford We have snow in Oxford!
Sunday, December 10, 2017
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christchurchoxford The Christmas tree in Peckwater Quad is looking pretty magical ...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
A guide to Oxford interviews
Monday, December 4, 2017
Interviews at Oxford can feel very daunting, and it can be easy to think that this is your only...
Interviews at Oxford can feel very daunting, and it can be easy to think that this is your only chance to impress the tutors and win your place at the University. But this isn’t the case – interviews are just one part of the whole Oxford application process, and they’re used along with the rest of your application (including your personal...
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Merry Oxmas!
Friday, November 24, 2017
I know, I know, it's barely even the end of November, but we're already talking about Christmas....
I know, I know, it's barely even the end of November, but we're already talking about Christmas. Trees are going up all over Oxford, the Christmas lights have been turned on, and we might possibly have even started getting out the mince pies and mulled wine (by which we mean definitely). But actually, a lot of this can be put down to ‘Oxmas’,...
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christchurchoxford There was a stunning sunset over Oxford this evening... not a bad end to...
Saturday, November 18, 2017
A guide to the Oxford term
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
We're now into 6th week of Michaelmas Term, which means that the first of Oxford's famously short 8...
We're now into 6th week of Michaelmas Term, which means that the first of Oxford's famously short 8 week terms is nearly over! Oxford terms tend to run from 0th to 8th week for undergraduates, although you may find yourself starting earlier and/or staying longer depending on your course and if you have coursework deadlines. But generally, you’ll...
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christchurchoxford Such a sunny Autumn day in Oxford! It's the start of fifth week,...
Friday, November 10, 2017
College life: quick facts
Thursday, October 26, 2017
You may know most of the main facts about Christ Church, such as whether it offers your subject and...
You may know most of the main facts about Christ Church, such as whether it offers your subject and where it is in Oxford, but there's probably a lot of info relating to college life here that you haven't heard about yet. Read on for a quick summary of some of the aspects of Christ Church life that you may not be aware of... - There’s always...
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Oxford's green spaces
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
You may not be a typically outdoorsy type, but it's always good to get out in the open air every now...
You may not be a typically outdoorsy type, but it's always good to get out in the open air every now and then, especially in the lead up to exams so that you have a chance to clear your head, get some exercise, and take in plenty of Vitamin D. And even in the autumn and winter months, Oxford’s full of beautiful trees, and there are loads of...
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christchurchoxford The Meadow Building's looking so autumnal! Michaelmas Term's...
Monday, October 16, 2017
A guide to Matriculation
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Matriculation is another one of those weird Oxford terms that you might hear either before you...
Matriculation is another one of those weird Oxford terms that you might hear either before you arrive in Oxford or once you've been here a few days. According to the University's website, Matriculation 'confers membership of the University on students'. But simply put, it's basically a ceremony where you, and hundreds of other freshers, are...
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A guide to sub fusc
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Sub fusc, or academic dress, is one of those Oxford quirks that it can take a while to get your head...
Sub fusc, or academic dress, is one of those Oxford quirks that it can take a while to get your head around before you start at Oxford. For one thing, you first need to work out what it actually is, and then you need to decide which clothes you're going to wear for it, and find out when you need to wear it. It can all get a bit confusing. So...
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Where to go if you need help
Monday, October 2, 2017
Whether you're just starting at university or you've already been here a while, you're going to have...
Whether you're just starting at university or you've already been here a while, you're going to have some great experiences while you're here - but it might not always be plain sailing, and you're bound to have ups and downs. It’s all very well being encouraged to go out and enjoy yourself when you arrive in Oxford, but there may be...
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Before you arrive at Christ Church
Friday, September 29, 2017
Starting university gives you lots of things to be excited about. You'll be living...
Starting university gives you lots of things to be excited about. You'll be living independently for the first time, in a new place, meeting loads of new people and enjoying some exciting new experiences. But all of these things can feel quite daunting, especially if Oxford is a very different place to what you’re used to, and when you add...
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An interview with... Dr Hadia Almahli
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Nearly two years ago, in October 2015, a group of visiting academics arrived in Oxford to take up...
Nearly two years ago, in October 2015, a group of visiting academics arrived in Oxford to take up positions at Christ Church, Merton College, and St John’s College. They had arrived in the UK as part of a scheme to provide refuge to academics fleeing war, persecution or discrimination, and these particular academics were escaping the civil war in...
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An Introduction to College Life
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
One of the (many) things that make universities like Oxford and Cambridge unique is their...
One of the (many) things that make universities like Oxford and Cambridge unique is their collegiate structure. When you arrive here, you’ll be part of the university, as well as a specific department that teaches your subject, but also part of a college. This may be the college you picked when you submitted your UCAS form, it may be one you...
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christchurchoxford And that's a wrap on the last of our Summer Open Days! Thanks to...
Monday, July 3, 2017
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christchurchoxford Good morning from Meadows Building!
Monday, July 3, 2017
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christchurchoxford Open days are right around the corner... We're running tours for...
Monday, June 26, 2017
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christchurchoxford We're so excited that Professor Judith Pallot, who became the first...
Monday, June 19, 2017
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christchurchoxford Who's coming to our Open Days next week? Prospective students are...
Friday, June 16, 2017