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Research finds literature quality linked to foreign language ability in young people

Research within the University has found that reading complex and engaging texts is key to inspiring young learners’ interest in Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) and potentially improving how the subject is taught in UK secondary schools, according to new Oxford University research.

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 (

University Open Day: September 14th, 2018

Open Days provide an excellent opportunity to visit the Faculty and meet our tutors and students. We welcome prospective applicants to have a look at libraries and classrooms, and to learn more about the admissions process and studying at Oxford.

The next University of Oxford Open Day will take place on Friday, September 14th, 2018. The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages will be holding information sessions on all three dates; booking is required. To reserve your place at the Open Day, please, follow this link.