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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.

Oxford v Cambridge: SCIO Student Competes in Upcoming Football Match - on 24th February 2022 in News, Uncategorized

Oxford versus Cambridge: the historic rivalry lives on today, and for SCIO student Colin Welge (’22), the rivalry will become fully realized and experienced this weekend. Welge plays goalkeeper for Oxford University’s Blues second team XI, the Centaurs, and the... Read More >

SCIO Announces OSP de Jager Prize Winners - on 24th January 2022 in News, Uncategorized

SCIO is pleased to announce the OSP or summer programme’s 2021 de Jager Prize winners, which include Dontay Givens (Wheaton College, ’23), Lydia Jernigen (Lipscomb University, ‘23), and Rachel Cochrane (Patrick Henry College, ‘22). The de Jager Prize is awarded... Read More >

Hilary Term 2021 Prize Winners Announced - on 26th July 2021 in News, Student Programmes, Uncategorized

SCIO is thrilled to announce Hilary Term 2021 student prize winners. The prizes include the SCIO Alumni Prize and the de Jager Prizes for British Culture and Research Seminar Essay. The SCIO Alumni Prize is awarded to a student with... Read More >

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Student Daniel Moe Makes the Case for Studying STEM at SCIO - on 26th March 2021 in News, Uncategorized

For many STEM students, studying abroad may seem like an exciting but perhaps unrealistic opportunity. Most STEM majors have crammed degree-plans that seem to offer little flexibility to allow spending a semester or a year off-campus. However, the SCIO program... Read More >

CCCU and SCIO Receive Additional $256,000 to Support STEM Research - on 18th March 2021 in News, Research and Projects

The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) and Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford (SCIO), the CCCU’s U.K. subsidiary, have received a $256,000 grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust to expand the reach of Supporting Structures, a project designed to... Read More >

Oxford and Empire: A Word from SCIO Alumna and History Faculty Research Assistant Haley Drolet - on 8th March 2021 in Life after SCIO, News

“In spite of decolonisation empire is still with us, in terms of both mindsets and structures.  Its pervasiveness and significance have constantly to be rethought.” – Robert Gildea, Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford, author of ​Empires... Read More >