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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.

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SCIO announces Balancing Perspectives report release - on 12th June 2014 in News, Research and Projects

  SCIO is pleased to announce the public release of a substantial research report that was written for the John Templeton Foundation (JTF) by the CCCU, as part of the Balancing Perspectives research project. This report gives a sector-wide analysis... Read More >

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SCIO alumna graduates PhD from the University of Edinburgh - on 3rd June 2014 in Life after SCIO, News

Lauren Ware (née Hosty) who attended the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford in Michaelmas Term (fall semester) 2005, has recently graduated her PhD from the University of Edinburgh with a thesis entitled ‘Plato’s bond of love: eros as participation in beauty’. She is one of... Read More >

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SCIO staff at VIP event at Vatican opening of Verbum Domini II exhibition - on 9th May 2014 in News, Research and Projects

Jonathan Kirkpatrick (2nd from left) with catalogue co-authors, Jennifer Atwood and Rory Crowley (David Trobisch not pictured), the Most Rev. Jean-Louis Bruguès, OP, Librarian and Archivist of the Holy Roman Church (who has oversight of the Vatican Library) and Dr... Read More >

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SCIO announces latest Oxford student prize winners - on 26th March 2014 in News, Student Programmes

SCIO is delighted to announce the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford de Jager prize winners for fall 2013. These students showed exceptional academic performance in the following aspects of the programme British landscape course Integrative seminar Kelsey Chase Seattle Pacific University Sally Eaves... Read More >


Templeton awards SCIO major grant for Oxford seminars - on 6th March 2014 in News, Research and Projects

We are pleased to announce that the Templeton Religion Trust has awarded SCIO a grant of about £1 million to carry out an enhanced set of summer seminars aimed at developing interdisciplinary skills among faculty in the disciplines of science... Read More >

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SCIO students visit London, Hilary term 2014 - on 3rd February 2014 in News, Student Programmes

All our new Hilary term 2014 SCIO students, as well as the year-long students from last term, have now arrived safely and are busy working on their weekly tutorial papers, attending lectures, and generally settling into the academic rhythm of... Read More >