Eight Oxford traditions, from the centuries old to the surprisingly new

Spectators on May Morning, looking out from the Bridge of Sighs | Photograph by Phil Brooks

St Giles Fair

St Giles Fair | Photograph by Bence Melykuti (DPhil Life Sciences Interface DTC)


Beating of the Bounds

May Day

Sub fusc

Students matriculating in sub fusc | Photograph by Marie Wong (Synthesis for Biology and Medicine EPSRC CDT)

Time Ceremony

Boat burning

Boat burning after Summer Eights | Photograph by Vinesh Rajpaul (DPhil Astrophysics)


Carnations in a student’s pigeonhole at Brasenose College | Photograph by Phil Brooks

Graduate Study at Oxford

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A perspective on masters’, DPhil (PhD) and other graduate courses from Graduate Admissions at the University of Oxford

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