Open Days and Enquiries

Want to study Earth Sciences? Thinking of coming to Oxford University?

Our Open Days for 2022 will take place in-person on the 29th and 30th June and the 16th September, 10am – 4pm.

10-11am  – An introduction to Earth Sciences – Find out more about Earth Sciences, how the course is taught at Oxford, and where a degree in Earth Sciences could take you.

11-11.30am – The Science behind Jurassic Park – St Hugh’s Tutorial Fellow Erin Saupe talks about finding fossils in amber: what we find, how we study them, and what they tell us about the past.

11.30-12am – Ice in the Climate system – Associate Professor Laura Stevens discusses how she investiagtes Greenland and Antarctic ice sheet, ice shelf, and outlet glacier flow dynamics to better understand the physical mechanisms that destabilize ice sheets with increased surface meltwater production in our warming climate.

10-12pm and 2-4pm – Displays, demonstrations and tours – Observation, analysis, measurement, deduction: just some of the aptitudes needed to make a great Earth Scientist. Visit our stands and tour the department to see if you could be a future Earth Scientist!

2.30-3.30pm – An introduction to Earth Sciences – (Repeat from 10am) Find out more about Earth Sciences, how the course is taught at Oxford, and where a degree in Earth Sciences could take you.

If you can not attend on the day you can access information and videos here.

If you would like to find out more about the Earth Sciences undergraduate course, you can check out our Undergraduate Prospectus, or if you missed our Live Q&A, you can get in touch with us via our Academic Office:

Email: enquiries@earth.ox.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 272040
Mail: Department of Earth Sciences, South Parks Road, Oxford , OX1 3AN

If you are thinking of applying to Oxford this October, we recommend you sign up for the latest news on developments in undergraduate admissions and outreach on the main University of Oxford mailing list. On the main site you will also find lots of other useful information about applying to Oxford, including an admissions timeline giving you an overview of the steps involved in your application. You can also access the latest University Prospectus here.