Starting university is unbelievably exciting but also petrifying at the same time. Will I make any friends? How will I make my student loan last all year? How can I feel motivated to study? Will I manage with the workload…

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology is the only one of its kind in the world and is ranked third in the UK (The Guardian). Benefit from more than 50 years’ experience of teaching and research, including particular strengths…

Wondering how you’re going to make your student loan last for the whole year, or even how to apply for student finance in the first place? Our money-savvy student Caitlin, shares their experiences and tips on budgeting and how to…

The jump from being at school or college to university can feel daunting, especially after the disruption over the last 18 months. You might be asking yourself, ‘will I manage with the workload and academic writing?’, ‘how will I be…

Innovation at Oxford

June 13, 2022 PR Team

Helping you to change the world: Oxford’s innovators are saving lives and safeguarding our future. They’re uncovering the hidden histories of our national treasures and keeping safe the data we depend on. They’re working with global leaders and local communities,…

The last two years have been incredibly difficult– whether due to home-schooling children, suffering loneliness during lockdown, or rapidly adapting to remote work and study. However, the University community has shown remarkable resilience, and responded positively in the face of…

The spike wave

June 8, 2022 PR Team

A team of researchers at the Universities of Oxford, Manchester, Edinburgh and Shanghai Jiao Tong have worked out how the ‘spike wave’ or ‘vertical wave’ can happen. Experiments were carried out in the FloWave Ocean Energy Research facility, University of…

The Tam Dalyell Prize is given annually by The University of Edinburgh to recognise staff who have delivered outstanding work in engaging the public with science. Have you have ever wondered why you move your hands when you’re talking, even…