On Monday 21st March Jesus College and Trinity College will be co-hosting a “Women in Science” day for female Year 12 pupils.  The event will be an opportunity to further your scientific knowledge and skills, and will give you a valuable insight into studying a science course at university.



Registration and refreshments


Introduction to Science at Oxford University

Students will then follow one of the following programmes:


Biochemistry Lecture with Professor Yvonne Jones

Physics Lecture with Professor Phillip Burrows


Chemistry Lecture with Professor Kylie Vincent

Maths Lecture with Dr Melanie Rupflin


Tour of college

Lunch in Hall


Lunch in Hall

Tour of college


Q&A with current students




Academic Seminars on two of the following topics: 


Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Materials, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics


Optional Admissions Information



Application criteria

To apply you should:

  • be in Year 12 at a school/college in one of Jesus College’s link regions: Lambeth, Wandsworth, Newport, Cardiff, Torfaen, Caerphilly (other schools in South Wales are welcome to check eligibility), or Trinity College’s link region of Oxfordshire
  • be taking at least two science or maths subjects at A level
  • be predicted at least three A grades at A2 Level (or equivalent)
  • have at least 5 A or A* grades at GCSE (or equivalent)
  • self-define as female

Booking information

To apply for a place, please fill in the online form by 9am on Friday 11th March. Applications from individual students are encouraged.  Travel bursaries are available, which are granted based on distance from Oxford and school type. The bursary amount can only be confirmed after 11th March.

Further information

If you have any queries about the event, travel bursaries or to wish check your eligibility, please email Beth Mortimer at access.fellow@jesus.ox.ac.uk with the subject title “Women in Science 2016”.

Information on studying at Oxford University is available at http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate