Outreach

Outreach is a very important part of being OUSoc.

There is a vast amount we can contribute to our local schools in very simple ways.

Our aim is to raise the aspiration of the able young people in our community who would never think of applying to Oxford and similar universities, as well as to help them along this way if we can.

Two ways in which we have already started outreach:

Mock Oxbridge Interviews

For schoolchildren, just being put on the spot by someone they do not know is a valuable experience. We have conducted a number of mock interviews at local schools, and they turned out very helpful for children. One Bristol state school recently wrote:
"I thought I would let you know that <...>, with whom you did a mock interview, has been successful in his application to Oxford to study Medicine! He has to get A*AA grades but I think that’s within his reach. He asked me specifically to thank you for your support. It really helped his preparation. Thank you from me too – it was much appreciated!"

Speaking at School Assemblies

We spoke to children at local schools, sharing with them our own experiences of getting into, and being at, Oxford. The final years at primary schools are a very formative time for young people and such speeches can have great impact.

Talk at Bridge Farm Primary School

Help the Outreach Team!

There are many other ways of outreach engagement, both at the local level and with the wider community.

We value your involvement. If you would like to contribute to the above or if you have ideas of your own, please Get in touch with OUSBB Outreach

News and Events

Book Club Meeting

The next book club meeting will take place in January 2018:

Date and time: 7 pm, Thu, 4 Jan 2018
Venue: Central Bristol
BookEdmund Burke: The Visionary who Invented Modern Politics, Jesse Norman

If you're interested in joining please email bookclub@oxford-bristolbath.org.

Wine Tasting 2017

Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2017
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Venue: Veale Wasbrough Vizards, Bristol, BS1 4QA
More Info and Booking

We are pleased to invite members and guests to our latest event - a themed wine tasting class. The tasting is themed "Europe versus the Rest of the World" and will be led by qualified wine instructor Ian Abrahams.

AGM Menu Available

The dinner menu for the Annual General Meeting has been made available:

AGM Dinner Menu

More details.

AGM and Dinner – 2017

Date: 6PM, Thursday, 19 October 2017

Venue: Francis Hotel, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HH (map)

Dress Code: Smart Casual

More details.