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"I truly, truly failed at the age of 29. I was an out-of-work single mum, with nowhere to live, no family in the UK – about as poor as you can be in modern Britain. I ended up there after a series of poor decisions"
@oxfordalumni Irra Ariella Khi is now a highly successful cyber tech entrepreneur and the mastermind of VChain Technology - "the most successful company you’ve never heard of" who secured International Airlines Group as a first client.
Read more about Irra's journey on www.alumni.ox.ac.uk/quad/article/alumni-stories

Beyond the Binary 🏳️‍🌈 The Beyond the Binary @pittriversmuseum project has a range of new events and exhibitions and has built inclusive practice into the museum. Working with researchers, visitors and activists, the project builds on existing engagement with the LGBTQ+ community.
Dodge a drab weekend and check out the collections and displays! 📸 John Cairns

Get to know what @oxforduniq can offer you by giving their page a visit ➡️ #Repost @oxforduniq ・・・
We understand that aiming high and applying to top universities like Oxford can seem a little daunting. Throughout your time with us you will meet undergraduate student ambassadors, and university staff members who can offer guidance and answer any questions you might have. There will also be a range of dedicated sessions throughout the week providing information on every aspect of the application process. #uniq2019

‘Celebrating the Muslims of @oxford_uni, one story at a time.’ Read more about the Muslim community at Oxford on the new @muslimsofoxford page - set up by students to showcase the different Muslim students studying here! #Repost @muslimsofoxford ・・・
'I lived most of my life being a pretty average Muslim, just following things my parents would teach me and having a general belief in the religion. But it never manifested into anything greater than that, until I came to Oxford, and joining the Islamic Society here genuinely transformed my life.' - Haseem

Head to the @oxfordacs feed to hear more about their Build-A-Business series at @oxfordfoundry! 🖥 #Repost @oxfordacs #oxfogrants
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Thanks to the @oxfordfoundry Booster Grant we were able to have our 3 part Build-A-Business series.
Thank you so much to all the speakers who took time out fo their day to speak to current students and incase you missed it, we’ll let Shanet fill you in! (Swipe for images from our second workshop ‘The Brand’) #oxfogrants #MoreThanASociety

'I took up running when I was suffering with depression' 👟
Katie Myint, who studied Medicine at Oxford, talks to @oxfordalumni about mental health, studying at Oxford and the joy of a Sunday fry-up.
Head to www.alumni.ox.ac.uk/quad to read more.

On March 27 the The Iris Project Festival of Natural History will be kicking off at the Rumble Museum at Cheney School! Go along to the free event and celebrate the Rumble’s process of becoming the first Arts Council Accredited museum in a state school 🎨 Visit www.rumblemuseum.org for more information!

What do these shiny gombocs have to do with tortoise equilibrium? 🐢 We weren't sure either, until we spoke to @oxford.mathematics - you should too! Follow the home of the Mathematical Institute on Instagram to keep to date with the latest from some of the greatest mathematical minds in the UK.

#DeepOceanLive: Indian Ocean 🌊 @skynews will be hosting the first ever live news broadcast from underwater aboard the @nektonmission submarine. We’ll share the @SkyOceanRescue live broadcast at 8am, Monday 18 March, on our Facebook channel. Don’t miss it! 📸 sky.com/story/deep-ocean-live

“My interest in the neurosciences I suspect dates back to my school years when I would spend time on my father’s inpatient psychiatric ward while waiting for him to finish work - creative solutions to childcare in 1990s post-communist Bulgaria were very much the norm.” #Dementia, now more than ever, is in the spotlight. This #BrainAwarenessWeek we speak to Vanessa, Ruby, Ivan, Laura and Sarah of the Department of Psychiatry and Dementias Platform UK about their backgrounds, work, motivations and hopes for the future of dementia research 🧠 Head to www. medium.com/@Oxford_University to read more #BAW2019

The women making a positive difference to Oxford and the world 🌎 This #InternationalWomensDay we celebrate some of the exceptional women featured as part of our Diversifying Portraiture project. Search ‘Diversifying Portraiture at Oxford‘ to read more about the project and the remarkable people involved 📸 All portraits by @franmonks (www.franmonks.com) #IWD #BalanceforBetter
📸Professor Jo Chikwe: Cardiothoracic surgeon
📸@drjaninaramirez: Writer, academic and documentary maker
📸Reeta Chakrabarti: @bbcnews presenter
📸Elspeth Garman: Nuclear physicist and Professor of Molecular Biophysics
📸Karen Mae Hill: High Comissioner for Antigua and Barbuda @abhcuk
📸@bettany_hughes: Award-winning historian, author and broadcaster @sthilasoxfordjcr
📸 Kate Summerscale: Award-winning author

60 seconds with Jasmine Richards 📖 For #WorldBookDay @oxfordalumni speak to Jasmine Richards, Founder of StoryMix, about how she starts her day, desert island books, the best advice she's ever received and more!
Watch the full video at www.twitter.com/oxfordalumni

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