Calendar of Events

Below is a calendar of events for the next year. More details about courses, etc., can be found using the links provided

January 2016

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February 2016

Physics and Material Science taster talk (half term)

Monday, 15th February. This lecture is for all who are interested in further study in either Physics and/or Materials.
More information at the Events section of the Department of Physics website.

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March 2016

Department of Materials Open Days

15th, 16th, 22nd March. One-day courses for prospective students in Y11 and Y12. More information at the Open Days section of this website.

Oxford and Cambridge Student Conferences

14th to 23rd March. The Department will be represented at these one-day conferences held around the country where prospective students can hear talks about the different subjects taught at the Universities
More information is available from the Student Conference website

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April 2016

Y10 Materials and Chemistry Masterclasses

Thursday 21st April, booking opens January 2016. This is a collaborative event between the Departments of Materials Science and Chemistry at Oxford University.
More information at the Masterclasses section of this website.

CPD for PGCE Students

Dates to be confirmed. More information at the Teacher CPD section of this website.

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May 2016

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June 2016

Headstart "Focus on Materials" Residential Course for Year 12/S5 Students

Monday 22nd - Friday 26th June. More information at and the Residential Courses section of this website.

Maths and Science Teachers' Conference

Tuesday 21st June 2016. A free Conference for Maths and Science teachers, held at the Mathematical Institute in Oxford. The conference aims to equip teachers with additional tools and resources to support Maths and Science students who are considering progressing to STEM subjects at Oxford and other leading universities.
Further Details

Oxford University Open Days

29th and 30th June. More information at and the Open Days section of this website.

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July 2016

UNIQ "Materials Science" Summer School

Provisional dates of 3rd - 9th July. Residential Course for Year 12 students from State Schools. More information from

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August 2016

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September 2016

Oxford University Open Day

16th September. More information at and the Open Days section of this website.

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October 2016

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November 2016

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December 2016

Undergraduate Admissions Interviews

Mid-December 2016. Interviews for undergraduate applicants to Materials Science in Colleges.
Drop-In hospitality at Holder Cafe for Interviewees; a chance to have a chat, a tour or just to chill out. Go to Materials Reception when you are in Oxford for details. More information about interviews is available at the Admissions Interviews section of this website.

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