Jesus College, in collaboration with Oxplore, has launched an essay competition for young people in years 8-11 at state schools in its link regions of Wales and the London boroughs of Lambeth and Wandsworth.
SAVE THE DATE: To mark the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, we are delighted to announce the next event in our ‘Celebrating the Elizabethan College’ strand, 'The Global Stage of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries’ on June 17th 2021.
Jesus College is pleased to announce the creation of a new bursary scheme that will provide much-needed financial support for Welsh undergraduate students. The Michael Sheen Bursary has been developed in collaboration with, and is generously supported by, eminent Welsh actor and activist Michael Sheen, and will support students from across Wales.
We are delighted to announce that, as part of our 450th Anniversary celebrations, we are offering a sale of limited edition prints to College alumni and Fellows. The prints were all created by Bev Shadbolt, designer, photographer and wife of our Principal, Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt FRS FREng.
George Breeze, a part-time History postgraduate at Jesus College, and Dr Stewart Tolley, a History lecturer at the University of Oxford’s Department of Continuing Education, have launched a new non-fiction literary agency which aims to support academic writers to publish non-fiction works for wider audiences.
We are delighted to announce that Professor Paulina Kewes has been awarded a grant by the John Fell Fund (under the Main Award Scheme) for a new project entitled ‘Recovering Europe's Parliamentary Culture, 1500-1700: A New Approach to Representative Institutions’.
Professor Kylie Vincent, Fellow and Tutor in Chemistry at Jesus College and Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Oxford, in collaboration with Dr Holly Reeve (a former Jesus DPhil student), has spun out a company that uses a new sustainable and environmentally-friendly chemistry technology to produce products for the pharmaceutical industry, cosmetics and food.
A new poem, commissioned to celebrate our historical connections with Wales, and written by alumnus and acclaimed Welsh poet Llyr Gwyn Lewis (2009, MSt Celtic Studies), has been published today.
New research indicates that one of Jesus College's oldest Welsh links is with Llandysul in the scenic Teifi Valley of southern Ceredigion in west Wales.
Jesus College alumna Bex Hall has founded a new charity, the Bexceptional Foundation, which aims to support and empower teenage girls and women in crisis.
Arzucan Nur Askin, a Biodiversity, Conservation and Management MSc student at Jesus College and the University of Oxford School of Geography and Environment, is to lead a new expedition that will examine human connections to the sea, and highlight the global marine issues facing our local UK coastlines.
Dr Peter Sutton, Alumni Engagement Manager, talks about the ups and downs of managing alumni events during the pandemic, all things ‘450' and finding novel ways to maintain a sense of community while we’re apart in this week's College Coffee Break.