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Oxford Open Doors at the Taylorian: September 8th, 2018

Oxford Open Doors is the annual weekend when when we celebrate the city: its places, spaces and, most of all, its people. The Taylor Institution Library is taking part in the Oxford Open Doors event this Saturday, September 8th, 2018.

Library staff will be giving guided tours to small groups throughout the day, and visitors will be taken to the Voltaire Room to view an exhibition. We hope that this will not cause any disruption, as visitors will be advise that the library rooms are for quiet study. If you have any queries, do not hesitate to contact Joanne Ferrari (

Modern Languages Open Day: Spaces Released

We are pleased to announce that more spaces have been opened on our Modern Languages Open Day, taking place on Saturday, April 28th at the Examination Schools. The event will run from 10.50 am to 4 pm and will offer an overview of Modern Languages at Oxford, as well as a chance for prospective students to ask our tutors any questions they might have about the degree.

Please, note that booking is required.

Oxford Modern Languages Ranked 3rd in World QS University Rankings

The University of Oxford has been ranked 3rd in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for Modern Languages, just behind Harvard University and the University of Cambridge, with the coveted top five-star rating for research, innovation, and teaching.

EHRC Challenge: The Visibility of Modern Languages

Bids are invited for EHRC small grants (£2,500) that enhance the visibility of research in Modern Languages. This challenge stems from the idea that there is much going on in Modern Languages which would profit from showcasing.

The challenge should be to encourage everybody working in Modern Languages (faculty, librarians, students) to:

think about the visibility of their research in ways which profit their ongoing work
share best practice in documenting outreach, using social media
link up within the university as much as with external partners