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Check out our blog posts to learn about our study abroad programmes and grants, to hear current students and alumni share their experiences of the city of dreaming spires, and to celebrate key milestones with us.

Scio Study Abroad Biological Sciences

Special announcement: SCIO is now offering STEM studies - on 27th February 2018 in News, Student Programmes

SCIO is excited to announce that it is expanding its disciplinary offering to its Registered Visiting Students to include many STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) drawing on the high calibre teaching and research of the University of Oxford.... Read More >

An Illustration Of A Nice Deep Space Planet Background

SCIO co-sponsors lecture on ‘Environmental issues as a new framework for Christian dialogue’ - on 15th February 2018 in News, Research and Projects

SCIO is pleased to co-sponsor a public lecture by Dr Lluís Oviedo Torró of the Pontifical University Antonianum of Rome titled ‘Environmental issues as a new framework for Christian dialogue’. Lluís Oviedo Torró’s particular interests focus on the relationship between... Read More >

Seldon Map Of China

Elizabeth Baigent welcomes attenders to the 25th anniversary meeting of The Oxford Seminars in Cartography - on 5th December 2017 in News, Research and Projects

Selden map of China: detail Elizabeth Baigent, SCIO’s Academic Director, and Nick Millea, head of the Bodleian Library’s map collection organised an international conference at the Bodleian on 22 September 2017 to mark the 25th anniversary meeting of TOSCA, The... Read More >

Life after SCIO: alumna awarded MSt with distinction from Oxford - on 1st November 2017 in Life after SCIO, News

Elspeth Currie, an alumna of the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford programme in Michaelmas 2014 and Hilary 2015, is graduating with an MSt in Women’s Studies from Oriel College, University of Oxford with distinction. Concerning Elspeth’s recent success and her work... Read More >

SCIO Alumni Scholarship awarded to Megan Loumagne - on 25th October 2017 in Life after SCIO, News, Research and Projects

SCIO is delighted to announce that Megan Loumagne, a SCIO alumna from the Michaelmas 2006 Scholars’ Semester in Oxford, has been awarded a SCIO Alumni Scholarship for the academic year 2017–18.  Megan, who was also a recipient of the scholarship... Read More >

Congratulations to SCIO’s spring 2017 and summer 2017 de Jager prizewinners - on 20th October 2017 in News, Student Programmes

Awarded at the close of the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford and the Oxford Summer Programme, the de Jager prizes recognize outstanding scholarly work.  The de Jager prize is facilitated by Geoffrey and Caroline de Jager, whose generous gift to each... Read More >