Oxford University prospective students - Get Involved

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The Oxford University Africa Society (AfriSoc or OUAS) focuses on African affairs at the University of Oxford. AfriSoc seeks to set the agenda for the future of the African Continent by providing a platform for students hailing from or interested in Africa to critically engage. Above all, AfriSoc is a community of change agents passionate about Africa. One of the primary objectives of the society is to increase the number of African students at the University of Oxford. They support prospective applicants from Africa or with African background through assistance during their application process.

This may be of significant importance for students arriving at the Oxford for the first time. Having a friend on arrival can help facilitate many things!


What the scheme offers:

1.       Review of application documents to provide tentative feedback

2.       Support with questions about the academic programmes and life in Oxford


What the scheme does not offer:

1.       Filling application form

2.       Writing essays

3.       Payment of application fees

4.       Funding

5.       Guarantee of an offer of a place

6.       Binding feedback on your application


The Oxford University Africa Society (AfriSoc or OUAS) encourage you to apply at the University of Oxford. If you are interested in this programme, please contact them on africa.society@studentclubs.ox.ac.uk for any inquiry, or to help them help you.  

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Applications are now open. Apply by the January deadline!