• ST ANTONY'S GCR

  • ABOUT US

    The St Antony’s Graduate Common Room Committee is a democratically elected group of people who ensure the Graduate Common Room of the College runs efficiently and effectively.

    OUR HISTORY

    It is known that there were 7 students when St Antony’s opened its doors in 1950. From that day on St Antony’s attracted brilliant students from all over the world. As C.S. Nicholls (2000) has pointed out in her History of St Antony’s College Oxford, 1950-2000:
     
     For many students the college was a fascinating mixture of cosmopolitanism and 1950s Britishness. British students, in particular, were struck by the number of foreigners, especially Frenchmen. In 1953 seven students were French and seven British; together they comprised half the college’s resident student body. Of the others three each came from Belgium, Israel, Germany and the United States; while Canada, Czechoslovakia, Iraq, Italy and South Africa were all represented by one student [220-1].
     
     Nowadays, this is even more true since St. Antony’s College is the most cosmopolitan of the seven graduate colleges of the University of Oxford! And, from the creation of a common room in 1964 to today, successive GCR committees have always shown the same motivation to represent as good as possible the diversity and the multiculturalism of their members through a series of ideas and initiatives, and a number of traditions and events, which have transformed not only the GCR but the entire College.

    PRESIDENT'S STATEMENT

    St. Antony's College has a reputation for being one of the best graduate communities in Oxford and not without reason! We have an incredible variety of people coming together from all over the world and who all bring something unique. I absolutely love how cultures and stories from all over the world are concentrated in one place. Our diversity is key to who we are and is very helpful when we are organising our language immersion nights to help members learn languages!

     

    Myself and the rest of the GCR Executive are lucky enough to call ourselves the elected leaders of this community. Together, we organise social events, academic conferences, welfare events and much more. We have developed something of a name for our famous BOPs and highly successful (and reasonably priced!) Late Bar. It is my hope that, over the course of 2016/2017, Antonians will continue in their proud tradition of thought provoking academic events, charitable initiatives, and enthusiastic socials.

     

    Over the next year, it is my hope that the GCR can make itself a more efficient organisation financially, ensuring we can provide the maximum funding for our clubs, societies and events. I will also work hard to improve the student life in St Antony's - from infrastructure to academic and social events. I am also hoping to work with the College to ensure that upcoming legislations, such as the PREVENT legislation, do not negatively affect students' ability to host incredible people as guest speakers, nor affect the critical discourse that we should have here in Oxford. Given the brilliance of this year's elected officials and the strength of their various plans and ideas, I predict a fantastic year for St. Antony's.

     

    Please feel free to email me on GCR-President@sant.ox.ac.uk with any questions, concerns or ideas.

  • GCR COMMITTEE

    Claire Dowling

    Hi and welcome to St Antony's! I’m a second-year MPhil candidate in the Modern Middle Eastern Studies Programme - specialising in Turkey- and your president for the upcoming year. I'm very committed to having an open -door policy, so please come to me if you have any questions, issues, or ideas for the college - I'm here to help!

    Nicola Mathieson

    I am a second-year MPhil of International Relations. You’ll find me behind the bar or down on the river. My research is boring but on counter-terrorism legislation in post-conflict states. I’m the admin side of the GCR so look forward to your weekly emails from me that WILL feature baby animals.

    Eva Akimova

    I am a second-year DPhil student at the sociology department. My current research aims to combine social science and molecular genetic research. Particularly, I am wondering whether people’s genetic predispositions of certain psychological and physical abilities influence their decisions & experiences in the labour market.
     I grew up in Central Asia, studied and lived in Moscow after. This is my second year in Oxford at St. Antony’s. Apart from genetics we can have endless talks about ATP tournaments, rowing, and Russian literature, especially during my shifts at our Late Bar.

    Sam Ramani

    I'm a second year DPhil candidate in International Relations focusing on contemporary Russian foreign policy. My research focuses on Russia's increased willingness to use force in response to popular revolutions and examines the drivers of Kremlin decision-making in Syria and Ukraine. I co-organized a major conference on Russian foreign policy last year with my fellow VP Academic Nicole Grajewski, which taught us both a lot about how fulfilling it is to be actively engaged in the academic life of this college. As VP Academic, I want to provide forums for Antonians, new and old, to showcase their fascinating research interests, and benefit from the insights of the stellar range of faculty and fellows who are affiliated with our great college.

    Nicole Grajewski

    I am a second year MPhil Candidate in Russian and East European Studies. My current research focuses on Russia’s relationship with Iran in Central Asia and the Middle East. Before Oxford, I studied International Affairs in Washington, D.C. and worked for the State Department and CNN. I grew up in Los Angeles but I have also lived in Kazakhstan, Cyprus, and France.

    Emma Troop

    I'm a second year MPhil in Russian and East European Studies, focusing on protest movements in Ukraine. I can usually be found practicing or teaching yoga at St Antony's, rowing, or giving out free tea and cake in the buttery on Sunday afternoons.

    Jiashun Huang

    I am Jiashun Huang, a DPhil student in Geography and the Environment. I would like to work on issues relating to disability, equal opportunities, environmental issues, accommodation, financial hardship, and physical and psychological health of the student body. I cooperate with the Co-VP for welfare, Women's Officer, Men’s Officer, LGBTQA Officer, Sports Officer, BME Officer, Environmental Officer and the Social Action Coordinator. As a Co-VP Welfare, my goal is to work with the GCR committee to make our GCR members get more involved in college life and provide our College with better and more sustainable welfare support.

    Kara Juul

    Hi! I am a 2nd year DPhil candidate in Oriental Studies, and my research focuses on gender and mathematics education in Japan. I also did my masters here at St Antony’s so I know how amazing our college community (and its social life) are, so I’m really excited to be doing my part this year to keep that tradition alive.
    Feel more than free to come and discuss ideas for social events, whinge with me about the weather (that great British pastime), or just for a chat. Finally, congratulations on picking the best college in the university! You won’t regret it.

    Elena Lesieur

    I am a second-year MPhil student in Russian and East European studies and I am St Antony's Social VP alongside Kara! I come from Lithuania and I am interested in nationality and dissent issues in the Soviet Union and specialise in Ukrainian nationalism 1988-1991. I spent a wonderful first year at St Antony's and I decided to pay back the duty, so I became Social VP! I'm looking forward to spending another year with St Antony's amazing crowd.

    Stephanie Odiase

    Social Secretary of Dinners

    gcr-social-sec-dinners@sant.ox.ac.uk

    Hello! My name is Stephanie. I am a MPhil Candidate in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation. Before Oxford, I received my undergraduate degree in Psychology from Columbia University. I also conducted research for NYU and the World Bank in the fields of applied developmental psychology and social policy. At Oxford, I have founded the university's first society for black women, called the Kofo Collective. On the GCR, I am responsible for all things formal dinner related, so I look forward to sharing a lovely meal with all of you!

    Xavier Rockall

    Co-LGBTQ+ Officer

    I am an MSc student in Russian and East European Studies, research focusing on the LGBTQ+ community in that region. I am from the United States. Though I grew up in a small town in Massachusetts, I double majored in Russian and Mathematics in undergrad at the University of Vermont before spending an academic year in Tomsk, Russia teaching English. If I have spare time, I enjoying walking (particularly in the rain), writing, playing the piano or guitar, and cosplaying.

    Oliver Raizon

    Co-LGBTQ+ Officer

    I'm doing an MSc in Japanese Studies taking options in Linguistics and Social Anthropology. When I'm not despairing over the number of kanji I don't know (i.e. most of them), I'm at the swimming pool or having endless cups of tea. I hope to be a friendly face around College and a point of contact/support for any LGBTQ-related matters, as well as a link to the wider OUSU or university groups. Please get in touch for anything whatsoever and I'll try my best to be helpful.

    Juliana Moura Bueno

    Co-Women's Officer

    Juliana.Bueno@sant.ox.ac.uk

    Hello Antonians!
    I am Juliana Moura Bueno, from Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a Master of Public Policy Candidate. Prior to joining the MPP, I worked for 7 years with Human Rights and Gender Empowerment issues at both domestic and international level. I am very passionate about gender equality and empowerment issues, and I am really looking forward to foster the wellbeing of women in our College, together with my co-officers!
     

    Areej Yain

    Co-Women's Officer

    Areej.Yasin@sant.ox.ac.uk

    I am Areej Yasin, enrolled in the Master's for Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government. Originally from Islamabad, Pakistan, I am enthusiastic about creating safe, equal and open spaces for women at St Antony's, with my co-officers. (I'm also actively working on a revolutionary movement to bring back hats with my friend Oliver)

    Tim Krupa

    Gender Equity Officer


    Hey Antonians, I'm a first year MPP-MBA student interested in policy, business, politics, and people. I'm hoping to help foster a safe, inclusive, aware, and health promoting community for everyone at St Antony's. Together we can be agents of change and take action against negative inequalities, especially those faced by women. Please never hesitate to reach out or stop me on campus to share your ideas or concerns regarding harassment, gender, feminism, or other related topics.

    Morgan Cameron

    Women’s Co-Officer

    Morgan.Cameron@sant.ox.ac.uk

    Hello! My name is Morgan and I am a new student in the MSc Global Governance and Diplomacy here at Oxford hailing from Calgary, Canada.

    Isabelle Canaan

    Co-Sports Officer

    Hello! I’m a second-year MPhil in Comparative Government and I am interested in right-wing activism and organizational cohesion, specifically in relation to anti-Muslim organizations in the US. While I am generally a casual sportswoman, I take sports fandom (especially NBA, NFL, tennis) very seriously. I’m excited to expand opportunities to play and participate in the St. Antony’s sports environment.

    Margot Gagliani

    Co-Sports Officer

    2nd year DPhil History. Does stuff on Christianity. Sports in general with Canaan (watching and playing). Co-captain of the football club. From near Wolverhampton. Miserable and dour.

    Julie Yamamura

    Social Action Coordinator

    Hello everyone! I am a second year MPhil student in Politics (Comparative Government). I will be your Social Action Coordinator and Director of Research Exchange. Currently on my agenda are fundraisers for local charities that support refugees in Oxford. If anyone is interested in getting involved, please let me know! Also, as part of the GCR Academic, I am looking forward to providing you with exciting opportunities to present and discuss your research with fellow students!

    Brittany King

    Co-Environmental Officer

    I am a MSc Candidate in Environmental Change and Management. I am originally from California and received my undergraduate degree at UCLA in Political Science. I worked for a year as an environmental campaign organizer in Chicago and am excited to use the skills I learned to make St. Antony the greenest college it can be while putting on some excellent events for all of you!

    Michelle Rorich

    Co-Environmental Officer

    I am from South Africa, where I studied a Bachelor of Commerce followed by Honours in Economics. There, I grew to love the natural environment and developed a passion for preserving it. I am currently studying an MSC in Economics for Development – a field in which environmental concerns are instrumental. I enjoy being engaged with a community to make a difference and hope to make a small impact at St Antony’s.

    Dionne F Wilson

    Alumni Development Officer

    My name is Dionne Wilson and I am an MSc Candidate in Education (Learning and Technology). I am from Ghana and I am interested in alternative education with or without technology within Africa and in marginalized communities. I’m also very interested in entrepreneurship and I love to try new things!

    This year I’m excited to be working as the Alumni Development Officer for the GCR. My mission is to build structures that strengthen the bond between current and past Antonians and to help the Alumni Development Office to create a lively post-Oxford Antonian community!
     

    Shuranjeet Takhar

    Ann-Marie Orridge

    Shegufta Huma

    Myra Ali

    Priya Joyce Rajan

    BME Officers

    Hello from your college BME Team! We’re a group of St. Antony’s first-years committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both by furthering the collective consciousness in college and creating safe spaces for students of color. Shuranjeet, Myra, and Priya study Modern South Asia; Shegufta studies Refugees and Forced Migration; and Ann-Marie studies Global Governance and Diplomacy. We’re invested in being accessible to our fellow students and aim to center marginalized voices in all our programming.

    Shweta Sampat Barge

    OUSU Representative

    Hello Antonions! This is Shweta Barge from India and M.Sc. candidate in Modern South Asian Studies. I have been involved in development sector in my home country for more than 5 years now. I have been handling Corporate Sustainability departments for various global and government organisations. I look forward to playing vital role between OUSU and St. Antony’s.

    Aparna Shrivastava

    Webmaster

    Bio coming soon!

    Salim Salamah

    Returning Officer

    My name is Salim, I am Syrian Swedish and reading for Master in Public Policy (MPP) at the Blavatnik School of Government. As a member of the GCR Executive Committee, I will be managing elections of GCR and I can’t wait to start casting votes because as I grew up in a dictatorship most of my life; this is, as you have guessed correctly, something I have never done.

  • GCR ACADEMIC

  • Follow what the VP Academic has in store for you this term!

    Research Exchange Network

    Group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1015302781848566/

     

    Join the St Antony’s Research Exchange Network! Describe your research interests in a few keywords, find out what other people are doing, and get in touch! Find the group here.

     

    This initiative is intended to make it easier for St Antony’s students to find peers working on similar topics, but from different disciplinary or regional perspectives. While it is easy for most of us to find our academic peers who are working on the same region (at the area studies centres), it is more difficult to find peers working on the same topic, but in a different regional context or discipline, and exchange thoughts with them. This forum is intended to facilitate making connections with your ‘thematic peers’. The idea is that you post a few keywords on what you are doing research on in the group, so that others doing research on the same topic can find you and get in touch.

     

    The Facebook group is meant to gauge interest for the initiative, so for now, it is meant to connect you to your peers, so you can have discuss your work over a coffee or beer at St Antony’s Café or Late Bar. We encourage you to use the forum as a way to set up panels for St Antony’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Conference on May 5th.

    Stay tuned for more information!

     

    Language Immersion Nights

    Mondays Weeks 1-8, 8pm-9pm

    St Antony's Late Bar

     

    Group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1383370801984380/

     

    Practice your language skills with your peers in the informal setting of the St Antony's Late Bar! Gain proficiency in one of the languages offered by our student volunteers who are native or near-native speakers.


    How does it work? Simply respond to the weekly polls posted on this Facebook group every week, indicating the language you want to practice, or adding the language you want to offer.

     

    Please get in touch with Kishan Patel, the GCR Director of Global Languages, via kishan.patel@sant.ox.ac.uk if you have any questions.

  • GCR SOCIAL

  • Formal Dinners

    We host 3 formals at St Antony's and have 3 exchange dinners with other Colleges each term!

    Formal Dinners, 6.30pm at the CCR and Exchange Dinners, 6pm at the Porter's Lodge.

     

    Formal Dinners have a special place in academic and social life at Oxford taking on lots of different forms across colleges. Our Formal Hall is student-run and we try to make it a fun and fancy night out several times a term. It is a fantastic chance to dress up and enjoy the company of fellow Antonians, your guests and members from visiting colleges over an exquisite dinner with wine, music and a whole new air to the Hall. The evening usually begins with a champagne reception in the CCR and ends in our beloved Late Bar.

     

    Exchange dinners with other Colleges have a long tradition at Oxford that we foster by inviting other Colleges to our Formal Halls and visiting them for a dinner in return. It is a great way to meet members of other Colleges in a more intimate setting, visit their dining halls and spend a lovely evening together.

    BOPs

    Usually on a Saturday

    Hilda Besse Building, 9pm

     

    "BOP"s ("party" - one of those Oxford words) are definitely the biggest social events we have at St. Antony's and normally take place twice a term. Basically consisting of lots of dancing and drinks, we often pair up with Oxford University societies to offer particular themed BOPs.

    Friday Nights

    Fridays

    Late Bar, 9pm

     

    When there's not a BOP on, we try to compensate by having an event on Friday. Friday nights don't really have a recurring theme; we've welcomed societies for smaller parties, held charity events, had open mic nights, and even hosted a sit-down Turkish meze evening!

     

    Check back later (and keep an eye on the GCR Facebook page) for more details!

    Organising Events

    Friday/Theme Night GCR Booking Form (for student groups)

     

    If you have an idea for an event please get in contact with the VP Social ASAP. There is a procedure in place for planning that should be followed, but we welcome new concepts and societies for events. 

     

    The forms above will help you with the process of planning an event at St Antony's.

  • GCR WELFARE

  • Keep up to date with what you can do to maintain a healthy body and healthy mind

    Welfare Tea & Cake

    Sunday afternoons, 5pm, Buttery

    Come along and take a break from your studies with some afternoon tea. Grab a nice hot cuppa', a biscuit (or two, or three, or ten...) and unwind with your fellow Antonians.

     

    Gym

    Open 24h for students - £15/year

    We have gym on-site which can be kept clean and updated thanks to the contributions of students. We aim to have users pay £15 a year by signing up with this form and the fee will be included in their next Battels statement. You will also need to have completed a safety induction and have certification on file with the Accommodations Office.

    Please contact the GCR Treasurer (gcr-treasurer@sant.ox.ac.uk) for further information about gym membership.

    Yoga

    Erin O'Halloran & Emma Troop

     

    St Antony's Yoga Society offers ashtanga and vinyasa flow classes on the college campus throughout the academic year. Classes are given by certified yoga instructors and are open to students of all levels. All College members are welcome.

    To find out more, please visit our Facebook page or email the society.

    The Attic

    Attic Labels

    The College and GCR offer students who are on courses longer than ONE YEAR the option to store belongings over the summer break. Look at the Terms and Conditions for details and make sure to attach a label to anything that is put in storage.

    Students storing items must also fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ZSzAbSr7A02Y6OGLtFM95qj24xK0lRtxdWcaAte1YYQ/viewform

    The keeper of the attic position is currently unfilled. Please contact another member of the welfare team with urgent requests for information only.

  • WHO TO GO TO WHEN...

    We get it! Oxford can be complicated... Here's who to go to when you encounter any sorts of issues.

    ...you need to talk or you're encountering issues in college

    The Peer Supporters, GCR VPs for Welfare, Liberation Officers, Junior Deans

    The Peer Supporters are there to provide a listening ear, whatever problems you may have. For more info, a list of our current Peer Supporters, their contacts and bios, see below!
    If you identify as a BME or LGBTQA+ student, you can also contact Peers of Colour or the Rainbow Peers for a chat (some of our Peer Supporters are part of these groups, so have a look below too!).

    The GCR Welfare Team is there to listen, provide guidance, and implement your suggestions. The VPs for Welfare (Emma Troop and Jiashun Huang) oversee the Welfare Team. Send them an email if you want to chat; alternatively, you can find them sporting pink welfare vests at BOPs or cutting cake every Sunday at 5pm in the Buttery for our weekly Tea&Cake.
    If you are a BME, LGBTQA+ student, or self-define as a woman, you may want to contact one of the Liberation Officers. The 2017 BME Officer is Gilbert Omware, assisted by David Fonseca and Trimaan Lamba. the LGBTQA+ Officers are Jen Hall and Persia Hayley.

    The 2016-2017 Junior Deans are Robert Hortle and Vanessa Meier. They can listen, provide you with advice and guidance, and relay your concerns or issues to the administration if you wish. Contact them at junior.deans@sant.ox.ac.uk or pop in during their office hours, on Fridays (advertised on the GCR Facebook Group).

    ...you're ill

    College Nurse & Doctor, Summertown Health Centre

    The College Nurse is available on a drop-in basis in the basement of the Hilda Besse, on:

    • Wednesday 3.45pm - 5.00pm
    • Thursday 2.00pm - 3.00pm
    • Fridays 2.15pm - 3.45pm

    The College Doctors are available by appointment (call or drop in the lodge to arrange one), also in the basement of the Hilda Besse, on:

    • Mondays 2.15pm - 3.15 pm
    • Fridays 2.15pm - 3.15 pm

    Outside term time or in case you need an emergency appointment, you can contact Summertown Health Centre, with which you registered at the beginning of the year. It is a short walk from the college, 10min North of Banbury Rd. To set up an appointment, call them at 01865515552 or contact them via their website.

    In case of emergency, call 111 (non-life threatening) or 999 (life-threatening).

    ...you're feeling stressed, anxious, or depressed

    Peer Supporters, GCR Welfare, Junior Deans, Counselling Services, College Doctor, the Nightline

    You're not alone!
    The Peer Supporters, VPs for Welfare, Liberation Officers and Junior Deans can all provide a listening ear and will be able to advise you on any issues you may have (see above).

    The University Counselling Service provides confidential, professional services for assistance with personal, emotional, social and academic problems. They are available by appointment; you can call them at 01865 270300.

    Oxford Student Mental Health Network provides training and workshops to support students and those who work with students. You can contact them at osmhn@brookes.ac.uk.

    The College Doctor (see above) will be able to provide you with medical advice, if needed.

    During the night (8pm-8am), the Oxford Nightline is there to listen - give them a call at 01865 270270.

    ...you need support for your disabilities, an extension, or special arrangements for your assignments

    The College Registrar, the Disability Advisory Services

    The College Registrar, Helen Etty is the first point of contact if you have queries about disabilities, exam arrangements and hardship funding.

    The Disability Advisory Services provide support to all students who register with them. They can be contacted via email at disability@admin.ox.ac.uk or you can call them at 01865 280459.

    ...you're encountering issues with your course, department, or supervisor

    Your College Advisor, the College's Senior Tutor

    Your College Advisor (whom you will have met at the beginning of the year) can provide you with advice regarding your work, course, or any issues you may encounter with your department.

    The Senior Tutor, Professor Doug Gollin, is available on Monday afternoons, 4-5.30pm, and can provide advice on any issues affecting academic work. Email him at senior.tutor@sant.ox.ac.uk to arrange an appointment.

  • PEER SUPPORTERS

    Peer Supporters are members of the student community that provide informal counselling and support to fellow students in the college. Whether it is issues with family, friends or partners, academic stress, or just personal dilemmas, however big or small, the Peer Supporters are there to hear you out and help you reflect back on your own thoughts and feelings, and guide you to additional support as the case may be.

     

    There are currently nine trained Peer Supporters at St Antony’s. All Peer Supporters have been trained to listen effectively, communicate sensitively, respect boundaries and above all, maintain confidentiality. During this training we practice our listening and communication skills, how to act in a crisis situation, and learn about the support networks around the university. In addition, every other week trained Peer Supporters attend an hour-long supervision meeting with a counsellor.

    To contact us, drop us a line at peer.supporters@sant.ox.ac.uk

     

    Within college, besides supporting individuals, the Peer Supporters run the very popular Cookie Fairy scheme and other termly events. We also have a partnership with the Green Templeton College Peer Supporters, you are very welcome to approach them and attend their weekly Welfare Tea & Cake!
    Contact person at GTC: madeline.nightingale@gtc.ox.ac.uk

     

    Peer Supporters from around the university also have come together to form:

     

    - Peers of Colour
    • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/oxunipoc
    • Email: peersofcolour@admin.ox.ac.uk
     

    - Rainbow Peers
    • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rainbowpeers
    • Email: rainbowpeers@admin.ox.ac.uk

    Liliane Stadler

    Liliane is a DPhil student in History, researching the role of neutral states in international crisis management, following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. She has moved to St. Antony's from Lady Margaret Hall in 2016, where she previously read for the MPhil in International Relations.

    Cookie Fairy

    The cookie fairy is a seasonal mythical figure of the college. If one of your friends is feeling low or stressed you can always email the fairy to make sure they get a cookie to make things better! xoxo

  • BEING AN ANTONIAN

    Tips and recommendations about Oxford student life and information about wellbeing, health and fun.

    March 5, 2015
    When in Oxford... Sometimes people think that Oxford and Cambridge are very similar, however there is a big difference between these two university towns: PUBS. Oxford is famous for its pubs and some of the academic culture can revolve around visiting the range of quaint and historical buildings...
    February 17, 2015
    What is North Parade?! “North Parade has been described as one of the most interesting little streets in Oxford.” In actual fact this street just behind St Antony’s is so much better than this tepid little line on Wikipedia gives credit. North Parade is the reason that six days out of every...
    February 4, 2015
    Sometimes it can get a difficult to study in the same place day after day. Here is a list of some libraries to help you broaden your study space horizons and explore one of the best bits of Oxford! Happy studying! Some ideas for new places to study: Codrington Library – All Souls’ library...
    January 28, 2015
    What is it? OUSU stands for Oxford University Students' Union and it exists thanks to the 1994 Education Act which guaranteed that students' rights and interests could be represented to their Universities and the national government. In their own words:  We are represented in the OUSU council...
    Summertown Surgery Ideally all St Antony's students living on site will be registered with Summertown Surgery. Students normally do this during the first weeks of Michelmas Term, but if you missed it you can always walk to the surgery and register. You always need both proof of address and...
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  • RESOURCES

  • Find some handy documents that can help you keep updated and informed about your GCR

    Financial Reports

    Reports are submitted every term

     

    As a GCR we believe that it is very important to work transparently in order to be accountable to the student body. Keep up to date with how much we spend and make. If you click here you can also see an infographic of our latest published finances.

     

    Our Constitution

     

    Our constitution regulates how we operate as a student organisation and outlines how we keep each other accountable and work transparently. The constitution also stipulates all the rules and regulations concerning GCR Meetings and the elections.

     

    How to File a Motion

    Deadlines for motions are 72h before a meeting

     

    Motions are the formal way in which we introduce new ideas or requests to the GCR. It is always good practice to talk to somebody in the Committee (preferably the secretary or chair) before the meeting. Please send any motions to the Secretary 72 hours before the meeting to gcr-secretary@sant.ox.ac.uk

     

    Room Reservations

    Forms must be submitted at least one week in advance

     

    Members of the GCR and student groups at St Antony's may reserve rooms in the college for events. Events require approval from the Domestic Bursar and other members of the college administration, as well as a member of the GCR executive. Please contact the Domestic Bursar or Accommodations Officer with further questions about the reservation process.

     

  • CLUBS AND SOCIETIES

    Find out a bit more about the different clubs and societies you can join as a St Antony's Student

    Managing Editor Marco Moraes

    Contact: marco.moraes@sant.ox.ac.uk 

    Website: www.stairjournal.com

     

    The St Antony's International Review (STAIR) is the only peer-reviewed journal of international affairs at the University of Oxford.

     

    Set up by graduate students of St Antony's College in 2005, the Review has carved out a distinctive niche as a cross-disciplinary outlet for research on the most pressing contemporary global issues, providing a forum in which emerging scholars can publish their work alongside established academics and policymakers. Past contributors include Robert O. Keohane, James N. Rosenau, and Alfred Stepan.

     

    For information on how to get involved, email Marco Moraes at marco.moraes@sant.ox.ac.uk or visit www.stairjournal.com.

    St Antony's Rowing Club

    Contact: boatclub@sant.ox.ac.uk

     

    St Antony's Boat Club is the rowing club of St Antony's College, Oxford. For over 50 years, it has offered any member of the College the opportunity to learn how to row and compete at various University and external competitions. Beginners are just as welcome to the Club as experienced oarsmen, and the Boat Club has a proud record of success in different regattas throughout the year.

    Please visit the St Antony's Boat Club website or Facebook page for further information.

     

    Foxes Women's Football Team

    Co-Captains Hannah Leftheris and Alexandra Zeitz

     

    The Foxes are a football team composed of graduate women from St Cross, St Antony's, Wolfson, and Nuffield. We have an even mix of both new and experienced players - there are no try-outs or cuts! Our games are Saturday afternoons in Michaelmas and Hilary term, and we practice Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Kyle or Lyndsey (our co-captains) via the email addresses listed above to get involved. 

     

    Men's Football

    Ivaylo Iaydjiev, Captain

    Contact: ivaylo.iaydjiev@sant.ox.ac.uk

     

    Join the St Antony's men for practice, kickabouts, and football matches against other Oxford colleges!

     

     

     

     

    Antonian Brewing Society

    Evan Matsuyama, President

    Contact: evan.matsuyama@sant.ox.ac.uk

     

    St Antony's Brewing Society has officially reclaimed its former glory amongst Oxford University's premier student-run, beer brewing societies. The mission of the society is simple: brew beer and drink it. No elaboration is necessary.

     

    All St Antony’s beer lovers are welcome to join the society as members.

     

    The Global South Film Society

    Contact: maziyar.ghiabi@sant.ox.ac.uk

     

    The Global South Film Society is how St Antony’s would be in cinema: cosmopolitan, politically engaged, independent and collective. The only place in town and beyond where you can watch and discuss films from around the globe – from the Philippines to Iran, from Bogotà to Ramallah – with active participation, good company and freedom in its more unconventional guise. Established in Michaelmas term 2011, the GSFS is more and more involved in inter-disciplinary events, such as organising lectures and discussion roundtables.

     

    Everyone is welcome to join. To find out more, please visit our Facebook page.

    The Art Club at St Antony's College

    Founders: Christopher Sisca, Onaiza Drabu, and Emily Gong

    Contact: The Art Club Facebook page

     

    The Art Club is an open and inclusive space for creative and multi-disciplinary expression and exploration within the fine arts.

    Open to all students regardless of artistic ability and experience. The purpose is not only skill building in the visual arts but also an opportunity for student therapy and well-being during the stress of the academic terms.

     

    St Antony's Squash Squad (SASS)

    Founders: Joe Cash & Adam Pourahmadi

    Contact:

     

    Description coming soon!

    St Antony's Gardening Society

    Founders: Aries Poon

    Contact:

     

    Description coming soon!

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