Undergraduate News

Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Welcome to the news listings for the Chemistry Undergraduate students.

The purpose of these pages is to share information that may be of particular interest to Part II students.

Biomedical Sciences: Responsible and Reproducible Research (SABS:R3)

The SABS:R3 CDT’s Open Day is on Wednesday, 4th December 2019, 2:00 - 4:00pm

For more information see HERE and if interested  Sign Up Here!


Two-year salaried Graduate Training Programme

Teach First are a charity who aim to tackle inequality in the education system. They currently have places available on their graduate programme.

This is a two-year salaried Training Programme where graduates are trained and teach in schools in areas that pupils need them the most. You would gain a fully-funded Post Graduate Diploma in Education and Leadership (PGDE) too.

Over 50% of the places in the programme are now filled. Subjects and local regions will close as they fill so this is the best time to start an application at https://www.teachfirst.org.uk/training-programme

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity, or the range of possibilities aimed at 1st to 3rd years including a paid internship, then you can book tickets for the Teach First presentation and networking event on evening of the 29th October 2019.

Tickets are available here:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/teach-first-presentation-for-students-in-oxford-tickets-72070668309?aff=CR



The Stubbs Society - DSTL Careers Workshop and Cyber Security event

The two following events may be of interest...

DSTL Careers Workshop, 30th October 2019, Britton Room, Trinity College - 17:00 - 19:00

For further details, see HERE

'Can technology save us from technology?', 5th November 2019, Cohen Quad, Exeter College - 18:00 - 19:00

For further details, see HERE

To register, please follow this link: https://www.stubbssociety.org.uk/events


Royal Society of Chemistry Autumn Visit

On Monday 28th October the Royal Society of Chemistry will be visiting the department to offer membership to Chemistry students.
As a student member of the Royal Society of Chemistry you can gain access to a wealth of class support, careers advice and placement information, as well as deals and discounts on books, apple products and more.

Visit their stand in the PTCL foyer area next Monday to find out more and sign up for membership. For further details, see HERE



Nightline is an independent listening, support, and information service run for students, by students.  We aim to provide every student in Oxford with the opportunity to talk to someone in confidence – students can ring us on 01865 270270, Skype us at 'oxfordnightline', or visit our office at 16 Wellington Square. 
We don’t pretend to have all the answers, or try to solve people's problems, but we care about whatever is on your mind and we will listen to whatever you want to talk about without judging or telling you what to do.  

Every term we run a training course for people who wish to join our team of volunteers. 
This teaches the listening and support skills you will need to work for us.  Training requires commitment, but is a rewarding and worthwhile experience. 
It consists of three one-day sessions, either on the Saturdays of 26th October, 2nd November and 9th November (Oxford University 2nd-4th week) or the Sundays of 27th October, 3rd November and 10th November (Oxford University 3rd-5th week).

If you would like to train to become a Nightline volunteer, please fill out a training form here: http://oxfordnightline.org/volunteer.
If you would like more information about the training process, or have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with us at training@oxfordnightline.org.

We are also always looking for new volunteers to join our Publicity, Fundraising and Outreach team (PFO). PFO volunteers act as ambassadors for Nightline by talking to students and organising events in their colleges and departments.  If you've got a flair for publicity or an interest in charity PR, please get in touch at publicity@oxfordnightline.org - we'd love to hear from you!

Oxford Nightline Training Organisers
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