Oxford and Cambridge Society of New England
Welcome to the website of the Oxford and Cambridge Society of New England. We are a member of both University’s alumni networks and are the local leg of the stool of your connections to Oxford and Cambridge. We are an independent, volunteer-run, non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote and support the interests, welfare and influence of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, U.K., in the New England region. Each year the Society holds a variety of educational events with an Oxbridge connection for members and their guests. All OxCam alums are invited to join the Society, or you can just join the email list or follow us on Instagram or Facebook to stay informed.
The May 21st webinar featuring Oxford’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson and the Head of the Nuffield Department of Medicine, Professor Richard Cornall talking about the University's research into the COVID-19 virus can be seen on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMvQ-EiO5us&feature=youtu.be
Both Universities have intensive Covid-19 related research efforts in progress and are mounting series of public webinars on related topics. For information and to view past events or register for future events click Oxford Covid-19 Conversations or Cambridge Conversations.
For something lighter, we note that the 2020 Oxford & Cambridge Lightweight Boat Races did take place just before the lockdown. The women's race was the first to take place on the tideway, the men's race only the second. They can be viewed on YouTube here.
If you are a New England based student thinking of applying to Oxford or Cambridge, we can help. We are also a resource for New England high school college counsellors interested in advising their students on the possibilities of attending Oxford or Cambridge.
If you are within ten years of your graduation, you may be interested in connecting with OxCam10, our affiliated young alumni group.
If you are an Oxonian who is part of the New England innovation ecosystem in some way, you may wish to join the newest member of the University’s alumni network, Oxford Entrepreneurs of New England. You can join their mailing list here.
Membership is open to current and prospective students, alumni, staff, fellows, officers and friends of the Universities. Membership costs $30 per annum, but this is reduced to $10 for full-time students and recent graduates (within the past year). For most of us, just the opportunity to meet our fellow members is in itself a sufficient reason to join the Society, but equally the opportunities for education, networking, and socializing are part of what makes the society vibrant. Our formal dinners also provide a little nostalgia for those years in college. Members are welcome to bring spouses and guests to the events.
All of the Society's events are run totally by volunteers. This dedicated and diligent group plans, coordinates and organizes each function. If you would like to help out and get involved please let us know.
If you know of any Oxonians or Cantabrigians in New England please do let them know about this website, the Society and its events.
Head of the Charles Regatta, 2018