Miles Young on why he came back to Oxford to become the Warden of New College
Miles Young, newly-installed Warden of New College, shares his experiences studying history as an undergraduate and talks about how he transitioned into a career in PR and advertising.
Young was the Chairman and CEO of the international advertising, marketing and public relations agency Ogilvy & Mather. He started his career at Lintas and Allen Brady & Marsh, before joining Ogilvy and Mather in 1982 and becoming CEO in 2008. In October 2016 he stepped down from this position and was installed as the Warden at New College, Oxford.
Discounts are now available to all alumni at Modern Art Oxford's shop and cafe
Modern Art Oxford is a leading UK contemporary art space with an international reputation for inspirational and innovative programmes. The gallery is located in central Oxford and provides free entry for all.
The Modern Art Oxford Shop is a unique showroom which has a range of items from kitsch contemporary products as well as one-off handmade designer pieces such as jewellery, notebooks, publications, childrens toys, and cards.
St Ebbe’s Kitchen is housed inside the gallery, a light and airy café with seating or over 60 visitors. The all-day offering lends itself to meeting a friend for a coffee with an indulgent slice of cake; grabbing a quick bite, or enjoying a leisurely lunch of generous seasonal salad, a hearty soup or a filling sourdough toastie, accompanied by a monthly changing wine list.
Benefits for alumni: Oxford Alumni Card-holders receive:
- a 10% discount off food and beverages in the cafe and a 10% discount off products in the museum shop
How to claim: You will need to show your Alumni Card when purchasing a product from the shop and on arrival at the cafe.
Richard Lofthouse talks to deputy editor of Granta, Rosalind Porter (Christ Church, 2002) about recovering the lost art of the essay and the Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize
The 21st Century Revolution - A Call to Greatness
A new exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum looks at Islamic art and the supernatural. Show your Oxford Alumni Card holders to benefit from concessionary rates.
Dr Jane Dowson asks, what is the true standing of the Oxford poet?
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