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Life at Oxford

Life as a Rhodes Scholar in Oxford is a busy, enriching, and often transformative, experience. Here is a flavour of what the current Scholars get involved in during their time.

Character, Service and Leadership Programme

The Rhodes Service and Leadership programme is for Rhodes Scholars at Oxford. It has as its objectives to encourage Scholars to develop a lifelong commitment to lead and serve others, whatever their chosen field. In addition, it seeks to equip Scholars with the practical skills and tools to craft a life of risk-taking, impact and passion. The programme includes:

  • Welcome Week
  • First Year Retreat: Service & Leadership
  • Second Year Retreat: Building the Good Life: Purpose, Meaning and Balance
  • Skills workshop sessions
  • Speaker series
  • Weekly discussions on global challenges
  • Internships