Past Events

2 Aug 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

29 Jul 2016 - 3:00pm to 30 Jul 2016 - 4:00pm

Oxford Physics, St John's College and British Physics Olympiad invite school physics teachers to attend the first Oxford Physics Teachers Conference.

The event provides the opportunity to find out about advances in cutting edge physics and provides guidance and resources on helping your students to develop advanced problem solving skills in physics. Example physics problems will be explored along with simple demonstrations that are designed to challenge students into new ways of thinking.

14 Jul 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Alumni event at Canada House, London.
14 July 2016

Physics Alumni Reception at Canada House

We are delighted to invite all Physics alumni and Oxford10 alumni to a reception at Canada House, London, on July 14th, 18:00-20:30

14 Jul 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

8 Jul 2016 - 3:00pm to 9 Jul 2016 - 4:00pm

Invite only
The Department of Physics and St John's College are hosting the first British Physics Olympiad Masterclass for Year 12 students who achieved a Gold Award in the AS Challenge.

Through specialised talks and workshops, the event aims to broaden knowledge and experience of Physics and develop problem-solving skills.

You'll meet other top AS physics students from across the UK and get to experience life as an Oxford University undergraduate student.

The programme includes:

29 Jun 2016 (All day) to 30 Jun 2016 (All day)

Physics Open Days

Open Days - Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th June 2016
We are open from 10:00 - 16:00

Due to anticipated building works our 2016 open day event will be much smaller than in previous years.

We endeavor to offer admissions talks, demonstrations, tours of the department and the chance to speak to current tutors and students.

27 Jun 2016 - 5:00pm to 8:30pm


Date: Monday 27 June


  • 17:00-18:30 (Family Friendly younger audience)
  • 18:30- 20:30 (14+ yrs and adults)

Venue: Martin Wood Complex

Admissions: Free, Book Tickets

27 Jun 2016 - 9:30am

Parking: Available to all (details will be emailed closer to the date)
Catering: Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided
Event fee: Free
Prizes: Of course!

25 Jun 2016 (All day) to 26 Jun 2016 (All day)