Uncover the layers of cultural and natural history that explain the identity of present day Kosovo, Albania and Montenegro. These three remarkable countries have always tottered on one of Europe’s great historical fault lines, where the Catholic West meets Orthodox East and the flow of Islam reaches into so much of the region’s history.
Explore Lisbon, one of the most beautiful and intiguing cities in the world and visit the spectacular Jerónimos Monastery, the Tower of Belem and the rather more contemporary Padrão dos Descobrimentos. Cruise the Douro River on a cultural voyage of discovery on a round trip from Porto, taking in the sites and savouring the tastes and sounds of Portugal and Spain. As you cruise along the meandering Douro you will visit fishing villages, traditional and medieval towns, as well as vineyards along the famous wine trail.
You can now book free tickets for the Bodleian Libraries' exhibition on JRR Tolkien, open until October 2018.
An interview with Siva Vaidhyanathan on his new book Antisocial Media, How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy
Plus, if you book before 22 June 2018, you'll also get a free glass of bubbly!
Please note, this offer will expire on 14 February 2019
Brasserie Blanc is situated in the heart of the Jericho area of Oxford, and was the first of the restaurant chain to open, in 1996. Brasserie Blanc serves real French food in a relaxed and welcoming space. The food is sourced with care from some of the best producers and farmers in the country, the dishes are freshly prepared by their wonderful chefs and brought to you by knowledgable teams who are there to make your visit just as perfect as it can be.
Offer for alumni: 15% discount on the à la carte menu, Monday to Thursday, for parties of up to 12 people.
How to claim: please show your Oxford Alumni Card when requesting your bill at the restaurant.
Did you know that some of the earliest records of exotic animals in England relate to Magdalen College?
Living in Edinburgh? Meet fellow alumni in the area by joining the OU Society of Edinburgh.
Oxford University has published its Annual Admissions Statistical Report.
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