Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

The UNIQ Spring and Summer gives first year A-level students, from state schools, a taste of the Oxford undergraduate student experience. They are taught by Oxford academics, attend lectures and labs, and use departmental facilities – just like real undergraduates. They live in an Oxford college for a week, attend lectures and seminars in their chosen subject area, and receive expert advice on the Oxford application and interview process. The timetable also allows plenty of time for social activities; in the evenings they are free to tour the city and sample some of the University's sports and cultural facilities. This year the programme provided opportunities to 1350 young people

Once again UNIQ was supported by researchers across our Neuroscience Community with events and activities taking place at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, the Welcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, the Department of Experimental Psychology and the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG) among others. A big thank you to everyone who took part.

Read more on the Experimental Psychology Website

Read more on the DPAG website

Similar stories

Researcher publishes children's book of the brain

Betina Ip, a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow, has written a book for children: The Usborne Book of the Brain

International Women’s Day Wikipedia Editathon 2020

To celebrate International Women’s Day this year a number of groups hosted Wikipedia Editathons

Teenage Brain Workshop

A new workshop aimed at young people to inspire them to learn more about the science of the brain has been designed as part of a large Wellcome Trust funded research programme.

SHElock Holmes - Inspiring Girls With Science

On 27 July, 16 girls aged between 11-14 joined the SHElock team from the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging.

Robin Dunbar and his Life Scientific

Prof Robin Dunbar, Emeritus Professor of Evolutionary Psychology has been in conversation with Jim Al-Khalili on Radio 4's Life Scientific. This fascinating podcast gives takes us on a journey from his early beginnings in science, and his fascinating research and groundbreaking discoveries he's made deciphering the mysteries as to why humans and animals evolve the social habits to exist in friendship circles.