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Maths takes the stage at Oxford Playhouse
It's not often you see an eminent professor reduced to zero on stage and then stuffed into a bag; but this is exactly what happens to Marcus du Sautoy, our Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science, in the play he co-authored and stars in at the Oxford Playhouse on 14 April 2016.
'The Engaged University as a Public Good'
The Annual Conference of the University Association of Lifelong Learning (UALL) is being held in Oxford, 16-18 March 2016, hosted by the Department for Continuing Education.
Dr Fiona McCall: the winding road to local history
How does a University Challenge finalist studying physics at Durham end up teaching religious and social history at Oxford?
New Year, New Look for Rewley House Dining and Common Rooms
Students and visitors to Rewley House will have noticed renovations taking place in our Common Room, Dining Rooms and kitchen. The work - which began shortly before Christmas and will be completed in March - represents a significant improvement to our facilities.
Places of Worship in Britain and Ireland, 300-950
Introducing the 4th volume of The Rewley House Studies in the Historic Environment.
Oxford experience for Chinese leaders
January 2016 marks the renewal and extension of a programme, overseen by the Department for Continuing Education, which benefits future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers in China.
MSc student awarded NAIOP 2015 Developing Leaders Award
NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has recognised MSc in Sustainable Urban Development student Jonathan Lachance with its 2015 Developing Leaders Award.
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Seeking volunteers for 'Counselling Client Voices - Let the Sixties Speak'
The Sixties (culturally this spanned 1958-1972) marked a time of rapid social change when counselling emerged as a radical vision for the well-being of individuals and society.
Join us for an open evening in 2016
Considering undertaking a part-time award or degree programme? Attending an open evening is a great way to find out more about the course, the tutors, fees, funding, and part-time study.
Support from the Brunsfield Foundation secures scholarships in International Human Rights Law
The Brunsfield Foundation of Malaysia has provided two fully endowed scholarships on our MSt International Human Rights Law
New Director for Foreign Service Programme
Oxford University's prestigious Foreign Service Programme enters its 47th year under the guidance of new Programme Director Kate Jones.
The Sheehan Scholarship in Sustainable Urban Development
A new scholarship benefitting students on our Master's in Sustainable Urban Development will provide a fully funded place on the course for a student with an interest in undertaking research in the area of recycled aggregates. The Sheehan Scholarship is sponsored by the Sheehan Group, an Oxford based haulage and plant hire company.
'Not just any new particle'
In July 2015 a research group at CERN's Large Hadron Collider reported the discovery of a new class of particles known as pentaquarks.
STUDENTSplus
STUDENTSplus is the official mature student group at Oxford.
Professor Tom Buchanan celebrates 25 years
Professor Tom Buchanan reached a milestone on 1 October 2015 - the completion of his twenty-fifth year with the Department for Continuing Education.
New look for online short courses
Students who have previously studied our short online courses will notice some changes to the course websites this term.
Continuing Education Open Day 2015
The Department's fourth annual Open Day event took place on Friday and Saturday. 25-6 September. We welcomed approximately 500 people to Rewley House to enjoy walking tours, short lectures, creative writing workshops and more, and were joined online by viewers from the United Kingdom, the United States, Italy, Japan, Greece and elsewhere.
New Book: 'Victorian Political Culture'
Victorian Britain is often described as an age of dawning democracy and as an exemplar of the modern Liberal state; yet a hereditary monarchy, a hereditary House of Lords, and an established Anglican Church survived as influential aspects of national public life with traditional elites assuming redefined roles.
ESA Director General and Oxford Satellite Communications
Director General of the European Space Agency (ESA) Johann-Dietrich Woerner gave a presentation and joined the evening drinks reception during the Department for Continuing Education's new 'Satellite Communications: Markets, Business and Technology' course, held 8 - 10 July 2015.
Join us for Humanities Graduate Open Day, 13th November 2015
Perhaps you've been considering one of our part-time postgraduate programmes in the Humanities: if so, you're in luck!
The Heat is on for Swifts
As summer finally hots up, swifts abound in Wellington Square and Dr Jocelyne Hughes takes us on walks to raise awareness of a bird species in decline.
Harper Lee's Oxford Summer School, 1948
Pulitzer Prize winning author Harper Lee attended the Department's International Graduates' Summer School in 1948, 12 years before 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was published.
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