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A guide to tutorials
Friday, February 2, 2018
Tutorials are an intrinsic part of the Oxford experience, and they're one of the many things that...
Tutorials are an intrinsic part of the Oxford experience, and they're one of the many things that have contributed towards giving Oxford its excellent reputation for teaching. But they can seem quite daunting if you’re not really sure about what will be involved, especially if you’ve heard the term but aren’t quite sure how it differs to...
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Hilary Term
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
We're currently in the first week of Hilary Term, which is when undergraduates will start this...
We're currently in the first week of Hilary Term, which is when undergraduates will start this term’s lectures, tutorials and classes. Despite being the term when you’re most likely to get the worst of the weather (except the snow, which is always welcome in Oxford’s beautiful quads), there are plenty of things to look forward to in Oxford...
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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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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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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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