2017/7/26 | UOJO
There will be a special dinner for New College alumni on Thursday 28 September 2017. All alumni and others with an affiliation to New College are welcome to attend.
2017/6/23 | UOJO
The inaugural Kyoto Prize at Oxford took place on 8-9 May 2017. This will now be an annual event and you can read more about the 2017 and 2018 events here.
2017/6/21 | UOJO
On Thursday 27 July there will be an Inside Oxford lecture on the our world-famous Botanic Garden. Chris Thorogood and Ben Jones will talk about the past, present and future of this, the oldest Botanic Garden in Great Britain.
2017/6/15 | UOJO
There will be a black tie summer evening party in Tokyo organised by the Oxford Professionals in Japan Alumni Association on Saturday 22 July. This will be an excellent opportunity to connect with other alumni, exchange students, and visiting scholars.
2017/6/13 | UOJO
There will be a networking party for alumni and new students going up to Oxford this autumn on Friday 21 July in central Tokyo. Come and meet the 2017 freshers and other alumni based here in Japan.
2017/4/26 | UOJO
Alumni and special guests affiliated to the University are invited to attend a major reception for the new Vice-Chancellor on Wednesday 24 May in Tokyo. This is the first opportunity of its kind for alumni to meet the Vice-Chancellor who took up post in January 2016.
2017/2/15 | UOJO
“Thinking With Things” is a new Podcast series from the Ashmolean in which some of Oxford’s most prominent academics talk about a single object from the museum’s vast collections.
2017/1/12 | UOJO
Join us in Singapore on 24 – 26 March 2017 for the second Oxford Alumni Weekend in Asia. Alumni from around the region will be gathering for an exciting schedule of social and academic events.
2016/12/14 | UOJO
Dr Naohiko Omata of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre will be giving a lecture on Friday 13 January to mark the launch of the new book he has co-authored “Refugee Economies: Forced Displacement and Development”
2016/11/14 | UOJO
This workshop is aimed at university teachers, lecturers, staff and others who have an interest in finding out about the latest research into the theory and practice of EMI – teaching other subjects through the medium of English.
2016/11/01 | UOJO
The launch party of a new network – Oxford Young Professionals in Japan – will take place on Thursday 24 November. This network has evolved out of the very successful Japanologists in Japan year-end party which has taken place annually since 2014.
2016/10/11 | UOJO
Professor Russell Foster will give a lecture on Tuesday 8 November explaining how our internal biological clocks play a fundamentally important role in our health. He will explain how ignoring natural rhythms can have devastating consequences for our wellbeing.
2016/9/21 | UOJO
A photography exhibition on the theme of Kabuki is currently taking place in Oxford in the Long Gallery of the Pitt Rivers Museum. It will run until 16 October 2016.
2016/8/30 | UOJO
Applications will open in September for admissions to all graduate courses starting in 2017-18. If you are hoping to become a graduate student at Oxford, please read on for more information.
2016/8/16 | UOJO
In this Inside Oxford lecture “Research at Oxford: rooted in the past, looking to the future” Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Walmsley will talk about the University’s position as one of the world’s leading research institutions.
On 13 September two of Oxford’s leading experts in Japanese Studies will give short lectures on the implications of Brexit on the UK, Japan and the world. This session marks the launch of Oxford’s new MSc in Japanese Studies.
2016/7/26 | UOJO
The Warden of St Antony’s College Professor Margaret MacMillan will be visiting Japan in October and an event for Antonians will be held on 6 October 2016 in Tokyo.
2016/6/09 | UOJO
There will be a party for alumni and new students on Friday 22 July. If you were at the University please join us to meet the new students and answer their questions as they prepare to go up.
2016/6/08 | UOJO
In this, the 400th anniversary year of Shakespeare’s death, Oxford University Dramatic Society (OUDS) will be touring Japan, bringing their latest version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream to audiences in Saitama, Tokyo and Kyoto in the month of August.
2016/6/02 | UOJO
There will be an information session on 26 July 2016 for all those interested in studying in Oxford on a graduate programme. The session will cover important information about what to expect and how to apply.
The University of Oxford has signed a new agreement with the Inamori Foundation to bring the Kyoto Prize to Oxford from May 2017.
2016/5/20 | UOJO
Kazuyo Sejima, Principal of SANAA will be awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Oxford on 22 June 2016 for her outstanding contributions to the field of architecture.
2016/4/12 | UOJO
In this lecture on 27 May, Professor Colin Goding explores the evolutionary origins of cancer metastasis, and how understanding this could lead to new anti-cancer treatments.
2016/3/17 | UOJO
In this lecture on 12 May, Professor Roger Crisp will look at issues of moral luck and suggest that we may want to develop new foundations for our morality.
2016/3/10 | UOJO
Oxford’s Department for Continuing Education offers popular Pre-Master’s Courses for students aiming to enter leading UK universities. Meet representatives from the Department on 29 March in Tokyo to find out more about opportunities.
2016/3/09 | UOJO
In this lecture which is part of our Oxford Academics in Japan series, Professor Rosemary Foot examines how the resurgence of China has had a profound impact on transatlantic relations.
2016/3/02 | UOJO
The Warden of Keble College will be in Japan on 15 March 2016, and there will be a reception in central Tokyo for all alumni and friends of the College.
2016/2/24 | UOJO
The Principal of Linacre College, Dr Nick Brown, is visiting Japan in May 2016 and there will be a special dinner for Linacre alumni on Saturday 14 May in Tokyo.
2016/1/22 | UOJO
In this session for teachers and counsellors at secondary schools in Japan, Dr Samina Khan, Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach will talk about preparing your students for admission to Oxford.
Several Oxford Colleges are planning to visit Japan in 2016 and will be holding events for their alumni. Read on to find if your College is planning to visit in the coming year.
2016/1/13 | UOJO
The new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford Professor Louise Richardson was officially installed in a ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre on 12 January 2016.
2015/12/28 | UOJO
In this ‘Oxford Academics in Japan’ lecture, Professor Takehiko Kariya argues that a lingering sense of ‘catching up with the West’ has affected and continues to affect Higher Education policy in Japan.
2015/12/03 | UOJO
The Refugee Studies Centre in Oxford is a focal point in the world for the study of refugee issues. In this session delivered in Japanese, Dr Naohiko Omata will present the findings from one of the Centre’s main research projects on “refugee economies.”
2015/10/23 | UOJO
If you have a link to Japanese Studies at Oxford, either as a student, graduate, teacher or lecturer or visiting scholar, read on to find out about the second annual Japanologists event arranged by alumni in Japan.
There will be a dinner for alumni of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge with Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford Professor Andrew Hamilton and Mrs Hamilton on Friday 13 November. They are looking forward to meeting alumni of both universities.
2015/10/17 | UOJO
Join Professor Andrew Hamilton and other alumni on Saturday 14 November for pre-evening drinks on this, his farewell visit to Japan as Vice-Chancellor of the University. This is also a chance to hear him reflect on his time in post.
2015/9/08 | UOJO
There will be an Information Session about Saïd Business School’s MBA programme on 28 November 2015 in Tokyo. Mungo Wilson, Associate Professor in Finance, will give a taster lecture and there will be an opportunity to network with staff and alumni.
Applications are now open for admissions to all graduate courses starting in 2016-17. If you are hoping to become a graduate student at Oxford, please read on for more information.
2015/8/17 | UOJO
A traditional Japanese anagama kiln has been built in Wytham Woods near Oxford and researchers from the University have embarked on a major project in collaboration with leading Japanese and British potters.
2015/8/05 | UOJO
On Wednesday 30 September 2015 Professor Ros Ballaster will give a lecture on one of Britain’s best-loved authors Jane Austen, and the women writers who preceded her. This lecture is part of our popular Oxford Academics in Japan series.
2015/7/07 | UOJO
In this ‘Oxford Academics in Japan’ lecture, Dr Ekaterina Hertog examines single men’s and single women’s preferences for marriage partners in contemporary Japan, and how these change over time.
2015/6/05 | UOJO
Oxford University Dramatic Society (OUDS) will be coming to Japan in August on their annual tour, and performing Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in Tokyo and Saitama.
2015/6/04 | UOJO
All 2015 Freshers are invited to our pre-departure event on Wednesday 22 July. The session will be followed by a reception for alumni, students and fellows of the University based in Japan to also meet the new students.
On 21 July 2015 we will hold a presentation on Graduate Studies at the University of Oxford. Please attend if you would like to find out more about applying to study with us.
Student jazz a cappella group “The Oxford Gargoyles” are coming to Japan on tour this summer and will be performing at a number of venues in Tokyo.
2015/5/29 | UOJO
Professor Louise Richardson has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford and is expected to take up post on 1 January 2016.
2015/5/21 | UOJO
Oxford is at the forefront of research into cancer worldwide. On 11 June Professor Gillies McKenna will give a lecture about how the University aims to increase the cure rates of this deadly disease through our world-leading science.
2015/4/03 | UOJO
A group of 100 Oxbridge students and alumni in Japan have started a project to communicate about their experiences at Oxford and Cambridge. They write articles and also sometimes hold events and other activities.
2015/3/31 | UOJO
A two week course will be held in Oxford in the month of August to help teachers and lecturers who teach their academic subject through English as the medium of instruction (EMI).
2015/3/27 | UOJO
English spelling is notoriously tricky and inconsistent. In this ‘Oxford Academics in Japan’ lecture on 25 June Professor Simon Horobin will talk about the history of English, and ask if spelling really matters.
2015/3/12 | UOJO
The Master of Pembroke College, Dame Lynne Brindley will be in Tokyo on 23 March 2015 and there will be a drinks reception for all alumni of the College.
2015/3/09 | UOJO
The Warden of St Antony’s College will be visiting Japan in April and there will be reunion dinners for Antonians in Tokyo and Fukuoka. You can sign up for the dinners through this page.
2015/2/16 | UOJO
Professor Margaret MacMillan, a specialist in international history and a leading authority on the First World War, will be giving our next Oxford Academics in Japan lecture on 14 April 2014.
2015/1/26 | UOJO
We hold regular events relating to the University of Oxford here in Japan. Read on to find out how to update your details so that you can find out what is going on.
2015/1/20 | UOJO
Professor Roger Goodman, Head of the Social Sciences Division of the University of Oxford and Nissan Professor of Modern Japanese Studies will be in Japan in February speaking about Higher Education Reform.
2014/12/17 | UOJO
Tokyo will be hosting the first IARU World Alumni Forum on Sunday 1 March 2015. Join alumni from other top universities at this event which will feature our Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Hamilton.
2014/12/05 | UOJO
Professor Tomo Suzuki will be in Tokyo on Saturday 17 January, and will give a presentation about the MBA programme at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. There will also be a presentation in Osaka on 22 January by Saïd Business School staff.
2014/12/04 | UOJO
Our speaker at Oxford Academics in Japan lecture on 16 January is Professor Tomo Suzuki of Saïd Business School.
2014/12/02 | UOJO
The University of Oxford’s student football club will be visiting this month and will play against major universities in Japan.
2014/11/04 | UOJO
The Cambridge & Oxford Society are organising a dinner for alumni on Wednesday 12 November. If you are in Osaka on that date, please attend.
2014/10/28 | UOJO
Nuclear energy and the effects of radiation are the topic of our Oxford Academics in Japan lecture on 28 November. Professor Wade Allison will be talking and answering your questions on this highly topical subject.
2014/10/22 | UOJO
If you have a link to Japanese Studies at Oxford, either as a student, graduate, teacher or lecturer or visiting scholar, read on to find out about an upcoming event arranged by alumni in Japan.
2014/10/17 | UOJO
On 21 November Bodley’s Librarian Richard Ovenden will give a lecture on the theme of our iconic library – the Bodleian in the second in our Inside Oxford series.
2014/10/03 | UOJO
A presentation on Graduate Studies will be held in Tokyo on 29 October 2014. If you are hoping to become a graduate student at Oxford, please read on for more information.
2014/8/28 | UOJO
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is Oxford’s centre for research into news media. The Director and others will be visiting Japan from 10 – 12 September
2014/8/22 | UOJO
Join us on Friday 19 September to find out more about opportunities for studying Law at the University of Oxford.
2014/8/19 | UOJO
Our next ‘Oxford Academics in Japan’ lecture by Professor Judith Freedman explores the theme of how to tax corporations in the 21st century. All are welcome.
2014/6/27 | UOJO
The deadline for applications for the Oxford Uehiro St Cross Visiting Programme has been extended to 22 June 2016. The Oxford Uehiro Centre is the world’s leading centre for Practical Ethics.
Researchers from the University of Oxford recently held an outreach workshop in a local school in order to introduce local children to the history, culture and language of ancient Japan.
2014/6/20 | UOJO
All 2014 Freshers are invited to our pre-departure event on Monday 14 July. The session will be followed by a reception for alumni, students and fellows of the University based in Japan to also meet the new students.
2014/6/18 | UOJO
In this new series we will look at some of the unique features of the University of Oxford. Our first topic is the Proctors, a role that now only exists in the ancient universities of the UK – Oxford and Cambridge.
2014/4/24 | UOJO
This article on the Blavatnik School of Government is the first of our Feature articles on some of the unique departments and programmes offered at Oxford.
2014/3/12 | UOJO
Find out what is happening every day at the Asia Alumni Weekend on our Facebook page. We plan to post news and photos live every day from 21 – 23 March
The Warden of Wadham College Lord Ken Macdonald QC visited Japan and attended a dinner for Wadham alumni on Saturday 5 April
2014/3/05 | UOJO
We are thrilled to announce that the legendary Japanese business leader and entrepreneur Dr Kazuo Inamori will be speaking in the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford on 9 May 2014.
2014/1/29 | UOJO
Bookings are now being taken for the first Meeting Minds – Alumni Weekend in Asia. Join us in Hong Kong this March.
2014/1/27 | UOJO
Black holes were the subject of our most recent lecture in the Oxford Academics in Japan series. Dr Martin Bureau, Lecturer of Astrophysics and self-styled galaxy guru was the speaker.
2013/12/17 | UOJO
The Warden of Merton, Professor Sir Martin Taylor, will be visiting Tokyo in January 2014 to celebrate the 750th anniversary year of the College.
2013/12/01 | UOJO
Our first lecture of 2014 in the Oxford Academics in Japan series will be by Professor Emeritus Arthur Stockwin OBE, Founding Director of the Nissan Institute for Japanese Studies.
2013/11/30 | UOJO
A special exhibition of photographic materials salvaged from the tsunami of 3.11 is being held at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.
2013/11/26 | UOJO
The admissions deadlines for graduate courses for those wishing to be considered for a scholarship are fast approaching. Read on and make sure you leave plenty of time to prepare your application.
2013/11/25 | UOJO
One of Oxford’s most famous sights is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Hertford Bridge was completed in 1914. Other important anniversaries in our 900 year history are also taking place this year.
2013/10/28 | UOJO
Come and talk to alumni about the MSc and MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies at the Nissan Institute. This will be a useful session for all those thinking of applying in the future.
2013/10/25 | UOJO
Dr Simon Travis talked about the recent rapid rise in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and current research into how to tackle this problem in our Oxford Academics in Japan Lecture series.
2013/10/19 | UOJO
The third lecture in the Oxford Academics in Japan series highlighted a special project taking place in Japan by the Oxford Botanic Garden and Harcourt Aboretum.
2013/10/18 | UOJO
We held a presentation and information session on graduate studies at Oxford on 7 November 2013 for people thinking of applying to the University. Applications for graduate programme are currently being accepted.
2013/9/09 | UOJO
Here at the University of Oxford Japan Office, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new website.