OSSC is open online for Hilary term ’21!

Welcome back! The Oxford Study Skills Centre is reopening this week for the Hilary term 2021 with online sessions in accordance with guidance from the university. Please book online for a one-to-one session. We look forward to seeing you over Teams and hopefully welcoming you back in person soon!

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

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