Department for Continuing Education

Submitted by oxalumni on Tue, 2014-12-16 11:48

The University's Department for Continuing Education offers over 1,000 part-time courses and programmes per year: online classes, weekly classes, day and weekend events, continuing professional development, summer schools, undergraduate and postgraduate certificates and diplomas, Master's and DPhils.

Offers for alumni: 10% discount on course fees for online short courses, day and weekend events (the discount doesn't apply to food or accommodation). There is also a £50 discount available on selected summer programmes.

How to claim: To access your discount voucher code login to your Oxford Alumni Account (if you don't yet have an account, please register).

Day and Weekend Courses

10% discount for Oxford alumni

The Department for Continuing Education offers over 180 one and two day courses per year, usually held at weekends in Oxford and taught by lecturers and speakers who are noted authorities in their field of research. Phone: +44 (0)1865 270380 / 270368 or email: ppdayweek@conted.ox.ac.uk

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Online and Distance Learning

10% discount for Oxford alumni

The Department for Continuing Education offers over 90 online courses across a range of disciplines, usually 5-10 or 20 weeks in duration. Phone: +44 (0)1865 280973 / 280974 or onlinecourses@conted.ox.ac.uk

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Summer Schools

£50 discount per week for Oxford alumni. To claim your £50 discount on select summer programmes, please contact the Continuing Education Summer Schools Office at summerschools@conted.ox.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)1865 270396.

The Department for Continuing Education offers a variety of summer schools, including:

  • The Oxford University Summer School for Adults, a programme of 40 week-long accredited classes run over four weeks at Rewley House in Oxford
  • The Oxford Experience, a programme of 60 week-long classes held over six weeks at Christ Church
  • Creative Writing Summer School, held over three weeks at Exeter College
  • English Language Teachers' Summer Seminar, a two week programme held at Exeter College
  • English Literature Summer School, conducted over three weeks at Exeter College
  • History, Politics & Society Summer School, held over three weeks at Exeter College
  • International Human Rights Law Summer School, held over four weeks at New College
  • International Politics Summer School, held over two weeks at St Antony's College
  • Oxford Teachers' Academy English Language Teachers Summer Schools, a highly intensive two-week programme for experienced ELT (English Language Teaching) professionals, held at Worcester College
  • Theology Summer School, a two week programme for clergy, theologians and teachers as well as lay people, held at Christ Church

(Please note that some of the programmes above have entrance requirements; please see programme descriptions on the Continuing Education website for full details.)

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Ruskin School of Art

Submitted by oxalumni on Tue, 2014-12-16 11:41

Offer for alumni: 10% discount on all short summer courses at the Ruskin School of Art, including life drawing, botanical drawing and the luminosity of watercolour painting.

How to claim: Find out more information and choose your course online, or contact shortcourses@rsa.ox.ac.uk

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Bodleian Library Publishing

Submitted by oxalumni on Tue, 2014-12-16 11:32

Bodleian Library Publishing has a diverse list of gift, general interest and scholarly books on a wide range of subjects drawn from or related to the Library's rich collections of manuscripts, rare books, maps, postcards and other printed ephemera.

Offer for alumni: 10% discount on all publications.

How to claim: Contact Bodleian Library Publishing Sales on 01865 283850 or email customer@wiley.com quoting BL002 .

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University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum

Submitted by oxalumni on Tue, 2014-12-16 11:16

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden is the oldest Botanic Garden in Britain, and is the most compact, yet diverse, collection of plants in the world. It is open throughout the year, and differs from other types of gardens as it represents collections of plants that are grown for purposes other than purely aesthetic reasons.

For more information please visit their Oxford Botanic Garden website.

Harcourt Arboretum has been part of the University of Oxford since 1963. The site comprises 130 acres containing the best collection of trees in Oxfordshire with some of the oldest redwoods in the UK. Seasonal highlights include wildflower meadows, rhododendrons and bluebell woods. It is open throughout the year.

For more information please visit Harcourt Arboretum website.

Offer for alumni: Special admission fee of only £4 at the Botanic Garden and the Harcourt Arboretum. The discount is offered to the Card-holder only.

How to claim: Please show your Oxford Alumni Card at the entrance.

 

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The University Club

Submitted by oxalumni on Tue, 2014-12-16 11:13

The University Club is a sports and social facility for staff, graduates, alumni, retired or ex-staff of Oxford University, and membership is now available to their friends and family. The Club is situated on Mansfield Road, a short walk away from the city centre.

The Club offers great value, menus catering for all tastes and a broad selection of beverages, including local speciality ales.  The Club also offers accommodation  and plays host to the following sports: aerobics, dance, football, cricket, archery, tennis, squash, karate and fencing. Use of the gym is available for guests staying at the Club.

Offer for alumni: Join the University Club for an annual fee of £25.

How to claim: Please use the associate membership page as alumni to redeem this offer and quote your alumni number when joining. Your Alumni Card must also be presented as ID at Reception when you visit the Club for the first time.

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Sheldonian Theatre

Submitted by oxalumni on Tue, 2014-12-16 11:09

The Sheldonian Theatre was erected in 1664-8 to a design by Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723) from funds donated by Gilbert Sheldon (1598-1677) – a former Chancellor of the Univeristy of Oxford.

Its purpose was to provide an appropriate secular venue for the principal meetings and public ceremonies of the University, and this remains its purpose today. The Sheldonian was described by the European Commission as 'one of the architectural jewels of Oxford'.

Offer for alumni: Free entry to the Sheldonian Theatre, while their guests receive concessionary rates (currently £2.50).

How to claim: Please show your Oxford Alumni Card on arrival.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 11

Oxford University Sport

Submitted by oxalumni on Tue, 2014-12-16 11:06

Oxford University Sport on Iffley Road offers a variety of memberships for its facilities, which include the Rosenblatt Swimming Pool, a gym, squash courts, and an athletic track.

The athletic track was the scene of one of the greatest sporting achievements in the 20th century – the breaking of the four-minute mile by Oxford alumnus Sir Roger Bannister.

Offer for alumni: Membership at a special discounted annual rate (£272 for swimming pool only, £408 for swimming pool and gyms) or discounted monthly direct debits.

How to claim: Visit the Oxford University Sport complex on Iffley Road, call 01865 240476 or email enquiries@sport.ox.ac.uk .

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Oxford Playhouse

Submitted by oxalumni on Tue, 2014-12-16 11:01

Oxford Playhouse has a well-earned reputation as one of Britain's leading theatres. From its foundation in the 1920s to the present day, it has been associated with the launch of many stellar careers and productions; its repertory years saw companies which included such names as John Gielgud, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ronnie Barker and Dirk Bogarde.

Offer for alumni: 10% discount on tickets for selected theatre productions at the Oxford Playhouse*.

How to claim: Please show your Oxford Alumni Card at the Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2LW.

* Please note: The discount applies to two tickets; it is not available for Saturday evenings, one-nighters, certain amateur shows or Friday evenings of Band A shows. If you’re in doubt, please contact the box office.

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Blenheim Palace

Submitted by oxalumni on Tue, 2014-12-16 10:54

Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a true masterpiece of 18th century baroque architecture.

Discover the beauty of this World Heritage Site amongst over 2000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown parkland and Formal Gardens.

Blenheim Palace is not only an iconic part of history, but also a living, changing experience with a wealth of sporting and cultural events, themed exhibitions and tours throughout the year.

Offer for alumni: 30% discounted entry. 2018 admission prices are:

Adults Concessions Children Family
£18.20 £16.10 £10.15 £43.75

This gives entry to the Palace, Parkland and Formal Gardens. In addition if you donate your admission on arrival, you will be entitled to a free Annual Pass which gives you unlimited entry* to the Palace, Park and Gardens as well as free entry or a discount for most events.

*Terms and conditions apply

How to claim: Please show your Oxford Alumni Card at the entrance.

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Walters of Oxford

Submitted by oxalumni on Tue, 2014-12-16 10:49

Established for over 150 years, Walters of Oxford is known for its supply of quality menswear, academic and ceremonial clothing. Oxford University and College clothing, including ties, scarves, cufflinks, sweatshirts, polo shirts, are available, and academic gowns are available for hire or purchase. 

Offer for alumni: 10% discount on all goods and services not already on sale or promotion.

How to claim: Please show your Oxford Alumni Card at the time of purchase.

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