In this edition, hear about the Oxford China Lecture, which took place in Beijing on 22 July 2017 and attracted over 400 guests of alumni, local students, business and government leaders. Please also stay up to date with Oxford by following the University's WeChat account @牛津大学OxfordUniversity.
This edition also features Oxford alumnus Dr Anthony Wu, who speaks about how Oxford has shaped the person he has become today, and Dr Troy Sternberg on his research on the Gobi Desert, the largest Asian desert.
Also, see photos for the second Alumni Weekend in Asia, which took place in Singapore in March and attracted more than 500 guests, and the Hong Kong alumni reception that took place that same week. Michael Wong, immediate Past-President of The Oxford and Cambridge Society of Hong Kong, wrote about his reflections on his trip to Singapore to row for charity.
Finally, if you are planning a return to Oxford this summer, spare a day "growing your mind" with a tour of the University's gardens, libraries & museums.
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Over 400 guests attended the Oxford China Lecture in Beijing on Saturday 22 July. The audience of alumni, local students, business and government leaders learned how Oxford is taking steps to create the world's first quantum processor. MORE
We are on WeChat! Alumni and friends can now stay up to date with Oxford by following the University's WeChat account @牛津大学OxfordUniversity. MORE
Oxford alumni and friends are invited to a special talk on the theme of Jane Austen and the English Art of Hospitality, on Thursday night 7 September 2017 in HK. The lecture will be delivered by Professor Karen O'Brien, Head of the Humanities Division at the University of Oxford, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death. MORE
Dr Anthony Wu, a former China Oxford Scholarship Fund (COSF) scholar, speaks about how Oxford shaped the person he is today.MORE
Dr Troy Sternberg reflects on his research on the Gobi Desert, the largest Asian desert, and shares his opinions about the measures the Chinese government could take to reduce exposure and vulnerability to natural disasters. MORE
More than 500 alumni, guests and University representatives took part in the second Alumni Weekend in Asia, held in Singapore from 24 to 26 March. Oxford alumni also re-united at a Hong Kong alumni reception on 22 March. MORE
Michael Wong, immediate Past-President of The Oxford and Cambridge Society of Hong Kong, together with 8 other Oxford and Cambridge alumni rowers from Hong Kong, travelled to Singapore to represent the Society in an inter-city boat race with their Singaporean counterparts in the Row For Hope event during the Alumni Weekend in Singapore. MORE
When was the last time that you visited Oxford? If you are planning a return to Oxford this summer, spare a day "growing your mind" with a tour through the University's gardens, libraries & museums. MORE about the Mindgrowing Campaign.