Oxford Alumni Book Club

The Weston Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room

Connect and read with fellow alumni join the online Oxford Alumni Book Club.

Join in with thought provoking discussions as we discover the set texts together, moderated by a dedicated group leader who will encourage debate and suggest critical points for analysis.

Curious Minds

We know that you love learning – and we’re here to help, by finding free educational resources for you to enjoy during these challenging times of COVID-19 crisis.

‘Curious Minds’ brings the world to you: museum collections, recorded lectures, language learning, music and more.

The ‘Tutor Takeover’ section offers you something new every other day. Today’s is from Marianne Talbot, the Director of Studies in Philosophy, who recommends a fantastic and far-reaching podcast series. And this is just one of several wonderful destinations you’ll visit.

The page will be refreshed every two weeks, and hundreds of resources over the coming weeks will be added. So stay tuned, and please share with your friends.

Explore ‘Curious Minds’

A Message from Oxford’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson

Entrance of the Clarendon Building, Bodleian Library

23 March 2020

Dear alumni,

Greetings from a very quiet Oxford. I’m sitting in my office in the Clarendon Building looking out at the beautiful Bodleian quad entirely empty of students and visitors. In the absence of the usual bustle, the University remains open.

I wanted to write to you as members of the alumni community to update you on how Oxford is adapting to the coronavirus pandemic.

We had eight confirmed cases in the student body when we broke for the Easter holidays. The timing of the break was fortuitous in that it has given us time to develop plans for moving all our teaching and assessment online for Trinity term.

We mobilised Bronze and Silver emergency management teams many weeks ago to help us anticipate the implications for a uniquely complex institution. Our international staff and student body belong to 39 colleges and 6 PPHs and many were conducting research, field-work and language training all over the world.

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COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

March 2020

The health and safety of our guests and committee members is paramount to us here at Oxford10. We are closely monitoring the situation involving the COVID-19 virus and we are working within the guidance from Public Health England and World Health Organisation (WHO). We have cancelled all future events until further notice.

We have also issued refunds for the cancelled events to everyone who booked tickets with us. If you have any questions please get in touch events@oxford10.com

If you are interested in the ways in which Oxford is contributing to the research around the virus, click here: http://www.ox.ac.uk/news-and-events/coronavirus-research.