Think Human

  • Think Human Festival events for schools

    10–14 February 2019

    Think Human Festival for schools is a free experience for select schools* that will expose your A level and college students to university-level learning and help them get a feel for university life. Hosted at the Oxford Brookes University Headington campus, students will participate in seminars that explore the key issues facing youth today. Transportation and meals are included. 

    *We encourage you to register interest for your school, if your students meet any one or more of the following criteria: students live in an area with low levels of progression to university, or live in an area of socioeconomic disadvantage, are care leavers, care givers, have refugee or asylum seeker status or are BAME.

    • 10Feb
      Selfie Reflection

      Selfie Reflection

      Get your students ready for the future! We’ll contemplate who we are in the world of social media, and imagine and shape our own futures through art.

    • 11Feb
      Monsters, real and imagined

      Monsters, real and imagined

      Immerse your students in bone-chilling fantasy, as we investigate accounts of vampires from the past, and think about the role of books and fiction in our lives.

    • 12Feb
      The Day After Tomorrow: artificial and natural futures

      The Day After Tomorrow: artificial and natural futures

      Get your students excited for study in this fun-filled, forward-thinking day. We’ll explore what it’s like to learn at university, examine cutting-edge technology and debate whether robots can have morals.

    • 13Feb
      You be the Judge

      You be the Judge

      It’s real life Law & Order for your students, as we take Donald Trump to court and spend the day investigating criminology, sex and consent.

    • 14Feb
      Beyond Desire: Gender and Power in Love

      Beyond Desire: Gender and Power in Love

      Let your students learn all about the history of love, as we uncover sinister Valentine cards, taste the foods associated with love and sex, and explore gender imbalances in relationships.