Christ Church Geography Taster Day

Christ Church is delighted to be hosting a Geography Taster Day on Friday 21 February 2020.

What are we offering?

The day will include an introduction to Geography at Oxford, a taster lecture in Physical Geography, as well as several interactive academic workshops in Human Geography. The participants will have a chance to meet students who study Geography at Oxford, have lunch in the Christ Church Hall, and go on a tour of the college. The event will be free of charge and lunch will be provided.

Here is a provisional timetable for the day:

10 – 10.30  Arrival at Christ Church and registration

10.30 – 11  Welcome and Introduction to Geography at Oxford

11 – 11.30  Taster lecture in Physical Geography

11.30 – 12  Human Geography: academic workshop 1

12 – 1  Lunch

1 – 1.45  College tour

1.45 – 2.15  Human Geography: academic workshop 2

2.15 – 2.45  Human Geography: academic workshop 3

2.45 – 3.15  Q&A session with current students

3.15 – 4  Discussion and summary of the day

4 – 4.15  Closing remarks and evaluation

Who is the event it for?

We welcome applications from Year-12 students who are considering applying to study Geography at Oxford. We will be prioritising applications from students who attend state-maintained schools in the UK. Students may attend unaccompanied if 16 or over.

How to apply?

Please click here to submit an application form by 12 noon on Monday 27 January 2020.

We will be in touch with the result of your application by the following Monday.

If you have any questions about the day please do not hesitate to get in touch: