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The Principal of Jesus College Oxford, Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt FRS, is to host  a special event in Abergavenny, Wales, on 1 May 2020 to celebrate the College’s 450th Anniversary and  long and distinguished educational and cultural links with Wales.


Guests will be invited to hear about and discuss:

  • the new Jesus Chair of Celtic post at Oxford
  • the College’s leading role in the Seren project (which encourages able Welsh state school students to apply to leading universities)
  • the Darogan initiative, launched by Welsh postgraduates at Oxford to encourage fellow Welsh alumni to return home and develop careers in Wales after graduation
  • Welsh poetry and literature with guest speaker Owen Sheers


The event will include lunch at the Angel Hotel (optional), for which payment will be expected, followed by an afternoon of presentations, discussions and tea at the Priory Centre − for which there will be no charge.

To book your place at this event and to see full programme details please click here

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