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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Higher Education and the Sustainable Development Goals: The Case of the Intercultural Universities in Mexico This seminar will present findings of an exploratory study of the Intercultural University of Veracruz, one of a number of institutions created in Mexico to ensure access for indigenous populations, promote local development and to provide... Tristan McCowan 15 May 2018
2 Creative Commons 9th Annual Access Lecture 2018 What does the evidence on widening participation tell us? Anna Vignoles 20 Feb 2018
3 What are universities for? Keri Facer, Professor of Educational and Social Futures at the University of Bristol, gives the 6th Annual Lecture of the Oxford Education Society, the alumni and friends association of the Department of Education. Keri Facer 16 Jan 2017
4 What do undergraduate students really think about money? With Dr Neil Harrison University of the West of England. This seminar will synthesise the findings of four recent research projects focused on contemporary students’ opinions and behaviours around money. Neil Harrison 15 Nov 2016
5 What role should philanthropy play in British higher education? Professor Sir Rick Trainor talks about the role of philanthropy in British higher education at the Oxford Centre for the Study of Philanthropy Seminars 2015/16 Sir Rick Trainor 24 Nov 2015
6 American Higher Education: Observations from the Field Robert Scott (President Emeritus, Adelphi University, and RAI), gives a talk for the Rothermere American Institute on the state of American higher education. Robert Scott 28 Oct 2015
7 Creative Commons 70 Years On: My, how you’ve changed! Lord Patten of Barnes, Chancellor of Oxford University draws upon his experience at the highest levels in the public sector to share his unique perspective on Britain over the last seven decades. Chris Patten 02 Oct 2014
8 Early Career Experiences in History of Medicine First talk given at the Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine Matt Smith, Erica Charters 14 Jul 2014
9 What Have the Humanities to Teach the Modern University? Part of the Humanities and the Public Good series Teresa Morgan, Stephen Whitefield, David Ford, Jonathan Phillips 19 Mar 2014
10 The Impact of the Social Sciences Patrick Dunleavy, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science, explains how the impacts of university social science have been under-researched, and their effectiveness often decried. Patrick Dunleavy 28 Feb 2014
11 Round Table: The Future of Comparative Criticism Matthew Reynolds, Laura Marcus, Mohamed-Salah Omri and Terence Cave on the futures of comparative criticism; followed by discussion. Matthew Reynolds, Laura Marcus, Mohamed-Salah Omri, Terence Cave 22 Oct 2013
12 Comparative Literature, Britain and Empire Joep Leerssen on Anglo-Saxon and Celtic Philologists: Comparative Literature between National Ethnicity and Global Empire. Joep Leerssen, Ritchie Robertson 22 Oct 2013
13 Classics Course II: Of Course It's For You Tim Whitmarsh gives a talk for the Classics Open Day held on 16th March 2013 about doing a Classics degree at Oxford. Tim Whitmarsh 10 Apr 2013
14 The novel in early eighteenth century England: Defoe and Haywood This tutorial with second year students in English at Mansfield College, Oxford University, explores early attempts to define and categorise the 'new' genre of the novel. Ros Ballaster, Rebecca Loxton, Abigail Rose, Rachel Brook 10 Apr 2013
15 Creative Commons The Challenge of Fair Access to Selective Universities: which approaches seem successful, and the way forward Professor Ebdon, Director of the Office for Access (OFFA) gives the 2013 Access in University College. The lecture is on the challenge of fair access to selective universities. Les Ebdon 02 Apr 2013
16 Creative Commons Social Mobility - The Greatest Challenge of our Time? Sir Peter Lampi, founder and chairman of the Sutton Trust (which aims to improve social mobility through education) and founder of the Education Endowment Foundation. Sir Peter Lampi 07 Nov 2012
17 Creative Commons 2012 Access Lecture Sir Martin Harris delivers the 2012 Univ Access Lecture entitled 'Reflections on seven years as Head of OFFA'. Sir Martin Harris 22 May 2012
18 900 years of making a difference: the history of philanthropy at the University of Oxford Chris Day reflects on how generous philanthropic support from organisations and individuals has inspired the success of the University of Oxford. Chris Day 11 Oct 2011
19 900 years of making a difference: the history of philanthropy at the University of Oxford Chris Day reflects on how generous philanthropic support from organisations and individuals has inspired the success of the University of Oxford. Chris Day 11 Oct 2011
20 Creative Commons What Could be the Impact of a cap on overseas Higher Education students? - COMPAS Breakfast Briefing Ursula Kelly, University of Strathclyde delivers a COMPAS Breakfast Briefing on 8th October 2010. Ursula Kelly 11 Mar 2011
21 Creative Commons Policy on Higher Education Admissions Bahram Bekhradnia, Director of the Higher Education Policy Institute, gives a talk at University College about the Social, Class, Ethnic and Gendered divisions within Higher Education Admissions, particularly Oxford's Admissions Policies. Bahram Bekhradnia 11 Feb 2011
22 Caroline Pendleton, medical student and summer school mentor Caroline Pendleton on the UNIQ Summer School programme at the University of Oxford. Caroline Pendleton 21 Jan 2010
23 Dr. Malcolm Stewart, Chemistry tutor Dr. Malcolm Stewart on the UNIQ Summer School programme at the University of Oxford. Malcolm Stewart 21 Jan 2010
24 Dr. Emma Smith, Fellow in English, Hertford College Dr. Emma Smith on the UNIQ Summer School programme at the University of Oxford. Emma Smith 21 Jan 2010
25 Mike Nicholson, Director of Admissions Mike Nicholson on the UNIQ Summer School programme at the University of Oxford. Mike Nicholson 21 Jan 2010
26 UNIQ Summer School introductory video An introductory video to the exciting free UNIQ Summer School programme at the University of Oxford. University of Oxford 18 Jan 2010
27 Vice Chancellor's Welcome A welcome message from Professor Andrew Hamilton, Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Andrew Hamilton 30 Sep 2009
28 Interview with Andrew Goudie, Master of St Cross College Author of more than 30 books on global warming, Andrew Goudie charts the way forward in present crisis and explains how university research and advice can contribute to solving the problems that face our planet. Andrew Goudie 28 May 2009
29 Interview with Frances Cairncross, Rector of Exeter College Frances Cairncross, Rector of Exeter College and former managing editor of The Economist talks about the role of a College in teaching and research. Frances Cairncross, Denis Noble 26 May 2009
30 Interview with Frances Cairncross, Rector of Exeter College Frances Cairncross, Rector of Exeter College and former managing editor of The Economist talks about the role of a College in teaching and research. Frances Cairncross, Denis Noble 26 May 2009
31 Interview with the Vice Chancellor, Dr John Hood Dr John Hood talks about the impact of the global recession on universities and how they themselves will contribute to the solution. He also presents his vision for the future of higher education. John Hood, Denis Noble 26 May 2009
32 Vice Chancellor's Welcome A welcome message from Professor Andrew Hamilton, Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Andrew Hamilton 10 Jul 2008