Tag: Oxnet

OxNet is Go!

We saw the launch of the ‘OxNet’ hub for the North East which was held at the National Glass Centre.  Students from across the region attended alongside the Pro Vice Chancellor of Durham, Professor Alan Houston, Lesley Griffin of Sunderland University and academics from all the major regional universities. Dr Peter Claus, the creator of the OxNet program was in attendance and accompanied …

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Oxford at Southmoor

Southmoor Academy was delighted to welcome some very important visitors from Oxford University. Dame Lynne Brindley, the Master of Pembroke College and Samina Khan,  Head of Undergraduate Admissions came to speak to Year 10 and 11 students as part of the launch of the new OxNet hub for Sunderland which is based at Southmoor and is the first of …

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In the News

Sixth Form students found themselves in front of the camera as reporters from the BBC visited to get the scoop on our recent appointment as the North East’s first OxNet hub. Year 12 and 13 students spoke to the news team of their aspirations for reaching Oxford as well as the perceived barriers that students …

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New Appointment at The Sixth Form

We welcomed our newest appointment – soon-to-be-Dr Katarzyna Kosior.  After completing her viva next week and (we hope) gaining her doctorate in History, Katarzyna will be spearheading the OxNet initiative, whereby Southmoor will become the North East hub for Oxford University’s new outreach program.