Teachers' e-guide

Calendar

Dates for students' penultimate year

September 

Scottish UCAS HE Fairs. To find out more visit www.ucas.ac.uk/events.

University of Oxford Open Day. Colleges and departments will be open to visitors, offering a combination of subject specific talks, tours, drop-in sessions, and information desks where tutors and/or students will be available to answer questions. Visit www.ox.ac.uk/opendays to see which sessions require booking.

October

Contact your local university to arrange an Introduction to HE session in school, Student Life or Student Finance talk.

November

Remind students to research courses at www.ox.ac.uk/courses and familiarise themselves with the UCAS website entry profiles at www.ucas.ac.uk/students/choosingcourses.

If you are a teacher or guidance counsellor at a non-UK school or college, apply for a place at our annual International Guidance Counsellors' Conference (which takes place in February) at www.ox.ac.uk/igcc.

December

Arrange a visit to your school for next term for your prospective Oxford applicants. We can offer sessions on a variety of topics including an introduction to the University, life as an Oxford student and the application process.

To find out which is your regional link college, please visit www.ox.ac.uk/linkcolls.

January

Booking opens for the Oxford and Cambridge Student Conferences: www.studentconferences.org.uk. Places at the conferences fill up quickly, so please ensure you book early to avoid disappointment.

UNIQ Summer School applications for UK state schools and colleges open (close mid/late February) at www.ox.ac.uk/uniq.

Remind students to start looking out for University taster days and department specific open days. Visit department and college websites at www.ox.ac.uk/study.

February

If you haven’t already, arrange a visit into school for later in the year for your prospective Oxford applicants. We can offer sessions on a variety of topics including an introduction to the University, life as an Oxford student and the application process.

To find out which is your regional link college, please visit www.ox.ac.uk/linkcolls.

International Guidance Counsellors' Conference takes place. For further information is available at www.ox.ac.uk/igcc.

Applications to attend the UNIQ Summer Schools close mid/late February.

Book your place on one of the free Oxford Regional Teachers’ Conferences at www.ox.ac.uk/rtc.

Booking opens for Oxford's Sutton Trust Teacher Summer School, a free residential conference for state school teachers.

March

Oxford and Cambridge Student Conferences take place. Free conferences across the UK for students to find out more about the admissions process and subject specific information.

UCAS HE Fairs delivered across the UK. To find out more visit www.ucas.ac.uk/events.

April

Remind prospective students to plan their summer Oxford Open Days. Colleges and departments will be open to visitors, offering a combination of subject specific talks, tours, drop-in sessions, and information desks where tutors and/or students will be available to answer questions. Visit www.ox.ac.uk/opendays to see which sessions require booking.

UCAS HE Fairs delivered across the UK. To find out more visit www.ucas.ac.uk/events.

Choral and Organ Awards Open Day is held in late April.

May

If you haven’t already, arrange a visit into school before it’s too late for your prospective Oxford applicants. We can offer sessions on a variety of topics including an introduction to the University, life as an Oxford student and the application process.

To find out which is your regional link college, please visit www.ox.ac.uk/linkcolls.

June

Oxford Regional Teachers’ Conferences take place across the UK.

UCAS HE Fairs delivered across the UK. To find out more visit www.ucas.ac.uk/events.

UCAS registration for 2017 entry opens.

Remind students that are interested in applying for the Choral and Organ Awards that the deadline is 1 September.

July

University of Oxford Open Days: 29 & 30 June 2016. Colleges and departments will be open to visitors, offering a combination of subject specific talks, tours, drop-in sessions, and information desks where tutors and/or students will be available to answer questions. Visit www.ox.ac.uk/opendays to see which sessions require booking.

Oxford Regional Teachers’ Conferences take place across the UK.

Oxford's Sutton Trust Teacher Summer School takes place.

UNIQ Summer Schools commence.

UCAS HE Fairs delivered across the UK. To find out more visit www.ucas.ac.uk/events.

Remind students who cannot attend the University of Oxford Open Days in the summer to book their places for the September Open Day.

Prompt students to use their summer holidays to draft their personal statement.

August

UNIQ Summer Schools continue

Prospective Oxford applicants should use this time to read more and beyond their syllabus.

Scottish UCAS HE Fairs. To find out more visit www.ucas.ac.uk/events.