Number Confidence Week

November 2 – 6 is Number Confidence Week. Gaining number confidence is the first step to gaining the number skills that help in everyday life… Many people have low number confidence and experience stress, anxiety or fear when working with numbers. It’s understandable, but it can be overcome. Watch the videos and download the free… Read More

Cycling the limits of the Roman Empire: OSSC Talk Series wk 7

Wednesday, 25 November, week 7 Cycling the limits of the Roman Empire  Penny Coombe 17:30-18:30 Microsoft Teams Live Booking required. Penny Coombe returned to Oxford in 2016 as a mature student to study for a DPhil in Classical Archaeology. Since her focus is on the sculpture of Roman Britain and Germany, and boundaries of culture,… Read More

Doing Research, Taking Action: OSSC Talk Series wk 5

Wednesday, 11 November, week 5 Doing research, taking action: from humanitarian aid to Oxford, and vice versa  François Sennesael 17:30-18:30 Microsoft Teams Live Booking required. François Sennesael studied Law and International Affairs at UCLouvain (Belgium) before moving to Central and Eastern Africa in 2016, where he worked for the Embassy of Belgium in Uganda and… Read More

OSSC is open for 2020-21!

Welcome back! The Oxford Study Skills Centre is reopening this week for the 2020-21 academic year with a combination of online and face-to-face sessions in accordance with guidance from the university. For students sitting exams in September, we are offering sessions beginning September 23rd. Please book online if you’d like to attend a session to… Read More

New study skills resources for learning in 2020

The new ‘Skills for Remote Study’ Canvas site from Student Welfare and Support Services at the University of Oxford provides a series of videos to help Oxford students prepare for studying effectively in 2020-21 academic year, which will likely involve a blended format of face-to-face and online learning and assessment. Check out the ‘Skills for Remote… Read More

2020 Made Us is the Universities UK’s campaign to support students studying at university during COVID-19. In the words of Universities UK, “Now is a good time to go to university. 2020 has been a year like no other. In this uncertain world, everyone wants to be confident before taking big steps in their lives… Read More

Starting at Oxford in October?

Starting at Oxford in October? Congratulations! Michaelmas term 2020 will likely be different from Michaelmas terms past in many ways, but everyone at Oxford is hard at work to make sure we offer our students the best possible student experience. The Oxford Study Skills Centre is excited to welcome you in the autumn and looking… Read More

Happy end of term!

Happy end of term! Trinity term 2020 was a challenging term for many of us in a variety of different and often unexpected ways. Well done to have reached the end of it. The Oxford Study Skills Centre wishes you a good long vacation this summer. Whether you are working, interning, caring for family, studying,… Read More

Resources for remote studying and learning

OSSC is working to develop a list of resources for studying and learning during COVID-19 that brings together ideas for preparing for open-book exams, making space for studying, creating a routine, and more. We will be updating this section of our website regularly. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us at ossc@lmh.ox.ac.uk with any questions related… Read More