Bristol Escape Rooms & Inflatable Fun!

On Wednesday afternoon, Bucksmore OASP students travelled to Bristol to put both their brains and bodies to the test. On arrival, the group of sixty was divided into two. One group arranged themselves into teams of ten, and each team was then locked in one of City Mazes’ famous EscapeRooms. Teams had just one hour […]

T-Shirt Decorating!

In the first half of the Oxford Advanced Studies Programme at Brasenose College, activities took a turn for the creative as students decorated t-shirts! Well equipped with plain white t-shirts and an array of colourful clothes pens, the students were set to work on their masterpieces in the making. With the World Cup drawing quickly […]

Brasenose College Graduation!

On Friday 13th, 71 students celebrated graduation at the end of their two-week course. Dressed up in their finery, the students headed over to Brasenose college where the evening started with a formal three-course dinner in hall. After enjoying the Mediterranean salad, roast chicken, and chocolate torte, the students received their graduation packs. These included […]

Brasenose – World Cup semi-final: France vs Belgium

Written by Mr. Alex   A large contingent of Bucksmore OASP students at Brasenose gathered to watch France face Belgium in the World Cup semi-final on Tuesday night. It was a great occasion. The match was projected onto the big screen for all to see. The Undercroft was decked out in memorabilia from World Cups […]

Entrepreneurship Workshop at Brasenose

Written by Mr. Alex   The entrepreneurship workshop is back at Bucksmore. This year, we explored entrepreneurship from many an angle, culminating in a business plan presentation. We started from the basics. The students were asked what entrepreneurship means, and the benefits and drawbacks of running one’s own business. Whilst there is the attraction of […]

Ascot, Football & Mocktails at Brasenose!

On a sunny Friday evening the Bucksmore students at Brasenose College had the opportunity to witness some of the greatest aspects of British life all rolled into one night: pretty ponies, football fanaticism and delightfully exotic drinks! Since most of our students are caught up in the World cup fever they had no trouble going […]

The Arts, Shakespeare and Gender Bias

On the Academic side of things, the Oxford Advanced Studies Program students have continued to thrive. Each student attends two tutorial each morning, as well as working for an hour long study period before lunch every day. Subjects range from law and business to the arts and literature. The students are working hard to complete […]

‘Alice in Wonderland’ and exciting adventures

Last week kicked off with an exciting and innovative murder mystery adventure. Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ found its roots in this beautiful city of dreaming spires – but now the White Rabbit has been murdered and students had to discover the culprit! An afternoon of fun ensued where the students interrogated a terrifying Queen […]

Catwalk, casino & constellations

The OASP students of Bucksmore Brasenose have had an exciting week, demonstrating their creative flair and letting their hair down a little, alongside widening their scientific horizons. The week’s activities kicked off with an exiting and hilarious trash fashion show. This entailed groups of students, each provided with a variety of materials from newspaper to […]