Oxford English Faculty State Schools' Open Day (Virtual)

The State Schools' Open Day will take place on 9 March at 10.30 - 14.30 online.

This online Open Day features taster lectures, information about the admissions process, plus a Q&A with current students.

The event is open to all state school pupils and their teachers, and is aimed at Year 12s. Tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. The event will take place online (on Zoom).

Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_p1YGcIjeRUO9EObKwiYAaA.  


10:30 – 10:35 Welcome and introduction
10:35 – 11:15 Taster Lecture 1: Professor Sos Eltis (Professor of English and Theatre Studies, Tutorial Fellow, Brasenose College)
'Brilliant paradoxes and corrosive epigrams: Oscar Wilde and Victorian morality'
11:15 – 12:00 Information talk: Dr David Taylor, The Oxford admissions process and course information for English Language and Literature
12:00 – 12:20 Short break
12:20 – 13:00 Information Talk: Professor Annie Sutherland and Lucinda Rumsey, Building a strong application (Interview tips, personal statement, and the ELAT)
13:00 – 13:30 Q&A with undergraduate ambassadors 
13.30 – 14.15 Taster Lecture 2: Professor Michael Whitworth (Professor of Modern Literature and Culture; Tutorial Fellow, Merton College)
'Literature and Science'
14:15 – 14:30 Closing remarks

A full programme will be circulated closer to the event. Any questions? Get in touch with us at outreach@ell.ox.ac.uk.