18 January 2022
‘Anxiety’ is Oxford Children’s Word of the Year 2021 after surveying over 8,000 children from across 85 schools in the UK with a research focus on wellbeing
11 January 2022
To mark International Men’s Day 2021, we invited a panel of colleagues from across OUP to come together and speak about their wellbeing
20 December 2021
In his latest update, OUP's CEO discusses our latest research into reading at home, and how there's a place for all genres of literature
14 December 2021
New OUP research draws on insights from parents and carers across the world to reveal the power of reading
01 December 2021
In his latest update, OUP's CEO discusses the importance of addressing the digital divide following our latest report and Forum for Educators event
08 November 2021
OUP is proud to work with Computer Aid to help provide access to technology for those who need it most, while reducing its own impact on the environment
27 October 2021
OUP to run a new, annual event to connect educators worldwide
25 October 2021
New report from OUP explores the digital divide in education, and how it has deepened during the Covid-19 pandemic
21 October 2021
Fathima Dada, MD of OUP's Education division, explores the shift towards digital learning and concerns around the growing digital divide
18 October 2021
In his latest update, OUP's CEO discusses the importance of having sustainability front of mind and embedded into business operations
05 October 2021
As part of its commitment to D&I and vision to create a community where everyone can belong and thrive, OUP marked Inclusion Week 2021 with a series of events
28 September 2021
Peter Marshall, MD ELT, explains what OUP's new branding means for our English language teaching division
14 September 2021
In his latest update, OUP's CEO discusses the importance of curriculum in preparing the next generation of learners for the future
10 September 2021
David Clark, MD Academic, explains what OUP's new branding means for our academic and research sectors
06 September 2021
OUP launches new branding to enhance our aim to make knowledge and learning more accessible through the power of technology
03 August 2021
With the help of our resources, we supported nuns from the Dolma Ling Nunnery develop their English language proficiency
27 July 2021
Federico, intern in the US, tells us what he enjoys about his internship at OUP, and the skills it is providing for the future
08 July 2021
This year, OUP had a schedule of inspiring events and insightful activities to celebrate Pride Month and educate those outside of the LGBTQ+ community
06 July 2021
In his latest update, OUP's CEO discusses how focusing on how students learn and facilitating autonomous learning is more crucial than ever
03 June 2021
In this series, colleagues from across OUP worldwide share their views and insights into how their markets are navigating the changes facing our industry, and what the future has in store
13 May 2021
Martin, Archivist in our Oxford office, tells us what he enjoys most about his role and the highlights of his career
28 April 2021
In this series, colleagues from across OUP worldwide share their views and insights into how their markets are navigating the changes facing our industry, and what the future has in store
23 April 2021
To celebrate English Language Day, our employees nominate their favourite English words and the meanings behind their choices
20 April 2021
A recent agreement with Health Education England will help OUP provide national, online access for all NHS staff and learners in England
16 April 2021
In his latest update, OUP's CEO offers his own insights into our recently published digital learning report
08 April 2021
The latest report from OUP explores the impact of shifting to digital learning, reflecting on what we have learned and what the future could hold for education
01 April 2021
As part of our series looking at how we are navigating an uncertain world, Bruce Neale, MD of International Education, discusses how we are all responsible for supporting young people's wellbeing
30 March 2021
A white paper released today from the English Language Teaching (ELT) division highlights the importance of giving learners the freedom to create their own ‘agency’
24 March 2021
In his latest update, OUP's CEO discusses how we celebrated International Women's Day 2021 and the part we all have to play in tackling inequality
19 March 2021
This year, OUP celebrated International Women’s Day over the course of a whole week, with a full agenda of digital events, blog posts, and virtual gatherings amongst colleagues.
12 March 2021
The centre will upskill and provide education to more than 300 women and girls
10 March 2021
In line with International Women's Day 2021, Oxford Languages ran a panel discussion exploring sexist terms used in dictionary content
08 March 2021
For International Women’s Day, we asked some of our senior leaders how they celebrate women's achievements and contributions, to create an inclusive world
01 March 2021
OUP's Group Communications team recently spent half a day volunteering with the charity, SolarAid
24 February 2021
In his latest update, OUP's CEO calls for arts and humanities to be valued as much as science - especially as we look to the future
22 February 2021
The world’s largest online professional development conference for English language educators returns for a third year
19 February 2021
We recently launched an initiative - Pass the Praise - to recognize our people and thank them for their support and commitment. Read more about some of the wonderful feedback our people have shared.
Navigating our changing world: as education re-emerges, we must equip this generation for the future
17 February 2021
As part of our series looking at how we are navigating an uncertain world, Fathima Dada, MD of OUP's Education division, explores the long-term impact of the pandemic and why education has to evolve
04 February 2021
In this series, colleagues from across OUP worldwide share their views and insights into how their markets are navigating the changes facing our industry, and what the future has in store.
02 February 2021
The word has been chosen because it 'found resonance with a wide cross-section of people' during the pandemic
01 February 2021
We are proud to have reached a new milestone in our digital publishing with over 25,000 academic research books now available online.
27 January 2021
OUP employees recently volunteered with one of our charity partners, SolarAid, to develop a website for its team in Uganda
25 January 2021
OUP's CEO discusses the value of supporting teachers through professional development
13 January 2021
OUP has partnered with the Camelthorn Foundation to support learning in Zimbabwe
15 December 2020
OUP's CEO Nigel Portwood discusses the accelerating transition to digial, in his latest update.
11 December 2020
In this series, colleagues from across OUP worldwide will be sharing their views and insights into how their markets are navigating the changes facing our industry, and what the future has in store.
10 December 2020
We are celebrating a record as three OUP authors have won the trifecta of awards - the Pulitzer, Wolfson, and Cundill prizes for history.
08 December 2020
Give the Gift of Words this season
03 December 2020
Rhoda shares a little about her role, her love of volunteering, and how OUP supports her in this important work.
26 November 2020
In his latest updatest update, OUP's CEO explores what an important role language has played in the unfolding events of 2020.
23 November 2020
In such an unusual year, instead of choosing a single word of the year, Oxford Languages have published a comprehensive new language report: Words of an Unprecedented Year.
11 November 2020
Gloria is a Systems Analyst at our New York office and has been redeployed to our Insight Team during the pandemic.
04 November 2020
OUP titles have been recognized at the Delhi Book Fair's Awards for Excellence in Book Production, organized by the Federation of Indian Publishers.
29 October 2020
In his latest update, OUP's CEO discusses the recent Oxford Language Report and the importance of helping young people make important transitions in their education.
23 October 2020
The latest Oxford Language Report: Bridging the Word Gap at Transition has been released today in collaboration with the CfEY.
19 October 2020
For Open Access Week, we celebrate a busy year from launching a flagship OA series to extending our Read & Publish deals.
15 October 2020
We asked some employees who work in the central service functions of OUP, what might surprise people about their roles.
08 October 2020
We have launched a new Virtual Inclusion Programme for all our employees, to help them recognize and tackle unconscious bias.
05 October 2020
To mark World Teachers' Day 2020, OUP leaders share stories of the positive impact teachers have had on their lives.
28 September 2020
In his latest update, OUP's CEO discusses the future of research.
25 September 2020
Tasneem shares a bit about her role as a D&I executive and how it supports OUP’s D&I goals.
21 September 2020
We have launched ELT Together—a month-long programme of digital events for English language teachers.
18 September 2020
Our employees share their experiences of remote volunteering through lockdown.
16 September 2020
We have supported SolarAid to distribute more than 2,230 solar lights, which has enabled around 12,500 young people to study after dark.
13 September 2020
Tamira is OUP’s Group Senior Brand Manager, and is based at our headquarters in Oxford.
10 September 2020
We have partnered with leading online language platform Mondly, on a new suite of custom English grammar and vocabulary tests for its language app.
07 September 2020
During August, employees at the OUP New York office have been raising funds for Operation Backpack.
01 September 2020
We are pleased to have appointed Lisa Attenborough as our new Group Communications Director. Lisa will report directly to OUP’s CEO, Nigel Portwood.
27 August 2020
OUP's CEO shares his thoughts on the back to school season amid social distancing measures.
26 August 2020
How OUP supports Picker Pals—a song and story-led environmental action initiative for schools, children, and their families.
21 August 2020
How we have made the most of our talented employees during the pandemic
17 August 2020
We recently translated our free children’s book Everybody Worries into three African languages, IsiXhosa, IsiZulu, and Sesotho.
11 August 2020
A group of OUP staff recently gave time to support the Orwell Youth Prize (OYP) by analysing entries for its 2020 competition.
30 July 2020
In his July update, our CEO looks at what OUP has achieved despite the challenges of the pandemic.
22 July 2020
We have released our 2019/20 Annual Report, highlighting a solid financial performance thanks to some significant achievements throughout the year.
16 July 2020
We have analysed the 5,983 story submissions to 500 Words: Black Lives Matter 2020, and released our findings in a new report
08 July 2020
We collaborated with the Educational Research Forum to poll teachers and find out what impact they think remote learning will have on children’s vocabulary development.
25 June 2020
OUP's CEO updates on how we are continuing to support education and research, and the role of publishers in tackling global issues.
24 June 2020
OUP is delighted to support the new 500 Words competition which builds on the international conversation around Black Lives Matter.
23 June 2020
For the second year in a row, an OUP title has been awarded the Wolfson Prize for History, with Professor David Abulafia receiving the £40,000 grand prize for The Boundless Sea.
19 June 2020
We are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Stonewall—Europe’s largest LGBTQ+ rights charity.
12 June 2020
Our new online toolkit aims to support university students in positively managing their mental, physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.
10 June 2020
We have announced ‘Coronavirus’ as Children’s Word of the Year 2020, following its prevalence in story submissions to the BBC Radio 2 500 Words writing competition.
03 June 2020
We are pleased to announce a new Read & Publish agreement with the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
01 June 2020
We have worked with CUP to publish new report Researcher’s perspectives on the purpose and value of the monograph: Using and engaging with monographs in a digital environment.
28 May 2020
How our global Customer Services team adapted to new ways of working, so that they could continue to provide support to our customers during lockdown.
22 May 2020
We are pleased to have launched two new employee learning modules, designed to support our managers during the coronavirus pandemic—Online Management Essentials and Leading through Crisis.
15 May 2020
OUP's Chief Executive Nigel Portwood gives a further update on our response to the coronavirus outbreak.
13 May 2020
We have released a free e-picture book to support children who are finding the lockdown difficult.
10 May 2020
Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America by W. Caleb McDaniel is the winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in History.
07 May 2020
We have released free e-picture book Everybody Worries for children who are feeling anxious about coronavirus.
04 May 2020
Natalie speaks to us about how she is staying connected to her colleagues and spreading positivity through mindfulness and creativity.
08 April 2020
Weizhen shares her experience of our China office closure, the challenges of working from home, and what it feels like to begin the journey back towards normality.
27 March 2020
Nicola speaks to us about how she manages as a remote worker.
25 March 2020
OUP's Chief Executive on how we are addressing the coronavirus crisis.
17 March 2020
We are committed to supporting our customers and communities through the COVID-19 crisis, and ensuring education and research can continue on.
06 March 2020
For International Women’s Day, we asked some of our wonderful people how they support or empower other women through their work.
04 March 2020
Raheela, Marketing Director for OUP Pakistan, shares her experieneces of career progression, female empowerment, and organizing one of Pakistan's biggest literature festivals.
03 March 2020
Cécile, Head of Internal Group Communications at OUP, shares her career story and the importance of female empowerment.
21 February 2020
We are delighted to have received feedback from Book Aid on the impact of our support for a project to ship brand new books to refugee camps across Polykastro, Athens, Thessaloniki and Lesvos.
13 February 2020
We have released our UK gender pay gap report for the financial year ending March 2019, which shows a decrease since last year.
03 February 2020
We are delighted to have won a competitive tender by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to develop the Science Framework for PISA 2024.
28 January 2020
We have announced 'Samvidhaan' (which translates to 'Constituion') as our Hindi Word of the Year 2019.
09 December 2019
On Thursday 5 December for International Volunteer Day, we celebrated our first employee volunteering fair.
21 November 2019
We have announced Word of the Year as climate emergency—a situation needing urgent action to reduce or halt climate change and avoid potentially irreversible environmental damage resulting from it.
20 November 2019
We recently hosted a half-day conference in our Oxford office, to celebrate 60 years of the OUP title first published in November 1959.
18 November 2019
18 -24 November is Work in Publishing Week—a UK campaign from The Publishers Association designed to ‘inspire young people aged 14-24 to pursue a career in publishing’.
05 November 2019
A team of around 40 OUP employees spent the morning building bikes to help children whose parents are in prison.
20 October 2019
We are delighted that OUP has appeared in Actualidad Económica’s 100 best companies to work for in Spain for the second year running.
14 October 2019
The Oxford English Dictionary has announced its latest update which includes ‘fake news’, ‘omnishambles’, and a collection of Star Wars terms.
11 October 2019
We are delighted that our bestselling reading scheme Oxford Reading Tree (ORT) is to become a CBeebies series next year.
10 October 2019
OUP colleagues around the world have been carrying out activities to support wellbeing and mental health throughout September and October.
04 October 2019
We have collaborated with Cambridge University Press on research that asks how our authors, readers, and researchers see the monograph.
01 October 2019
On 30 September we held the first internal careers fair for employees at our Oxford office.
29 September 2019
We are delighted to have received an award for Outstanding Collaboration from China’s largest foreign-language publisher, Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press (FLTRP).
20 September 2019
We are pleased to announce we are bringing Oxford Education and Asia Education into one new business operating across the world.
17 September 2019
We havecollaborated with the Corporate Social Responsibility team at AI company Liulishuo, on their Rural Teachers Support Plan.
11 September 2019
We are proud to have retained our place as Secondary Publisher of the Year at the Educational Publishing Awards Australia 2019
02 September 2019
Arthur, Managing Director of OUP Australia and New Zealand, talks about his typical day at OUP
26 August 2019
This summer, we were delighted to host an interactive ‘Art of Bookmaking’ session at Karachi’s Deaf Reach school.
20 August 2019
Amanda Wood is Director of Business Integration in OUP’s Academic Division and founded our Befriender Network in the UK.
15 August 2019
Calliste is Head of Platforms and Content Operations for our Oxford Education division.
15 August 2019
We are pleased to have donated more than 60 graded readers to the University of Leicester to support the education of refugees and asylum seekers within its community.
06 August 2019
We are collaborating with the Australian National Dictionary Centre to update the Australian Government’s Style Manual and make it more relevant for the digital age.
01 August 2019
Oxford Dictionary Week aimed to promote the importance and usage of dictionaries among young people and improve their vocabulary-building skills.
25 July 2019
James is a Business Unit IT Manager at our Kenya office.
18 July 2019
Carmen is the Marketing and Customer Experience Director at OUP Australia and New Zealand (OUP ANZ).
15 July 2019
OUP recently welcomed writer, broadcaster, and award-winning social advocate, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, to hold a talk on unconscious bias for employees.
12 July 2019
Michael is an Ethics and Compliance Advisor based in our New York office.
08 July 2019
This year, we launched a range of initiatives designed to foster a diverse and inclusive culture at OUP.
05 July 2019
Sabrina Germain of City from University of London has been named Law Teacher of the Year.
04 July 2019
We are pleased to have released our 2018/19 Annual Report.
03 July 2019
We are pleased to have appointed key new members to our Group HR team.
21 June 2019
Members of OUP’s Group Communications team based in Oxford recently spent an afternoon volunteering for local charity African Hospital Libraries.
19 June 2019
Chantal is our Senior Ethics and Compliance Manager.
11 June 2019
Following analysis of short story entries in this year’s BBC Radio 2 500 Words competition, we have announced ‘Brexit’ as Children’s Word of the Year.
16 May 2019
On 15 May we championed the National Numeracy Challenge in support of National Numeracy Day and our commitment to dispelling negative associations with maths.
10 May 2019
Hannah is a Senior Marketing Manager for Oxford Dictionaries, and is based at our Oxford office.
17 April 2019
We are delighted that the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Biography has been awarded to OUP author Jeffrey C. Stewart, for his Oxford title The New Negro.
21 March 2019
We have released our UK Gender Pay Gap Report for the financial year ending March 2018, in line with UK government regulations.
07 March 2019
We have collated the cheekiest words used by the world’s number one storyteller and published them in Roald Dahl’s Rotsome & Repulsant Words.
01 February 2019
We recently published The role of the first language in English Medium Instruction, which highlights future directions for teaching English in countries where it is not the first language.
29 January 2019
We have joined forces with BBC Radio 2, to launch the 500 Words children’s short-story writing competition for 2019.
27 January 2019
Oxford Dictionaries has announced Hindi Word of the Year 2019 as ‘Nari Shakti’, a term used to symbolize women taking charge of their own lives.
24 January 2019
We are delighted to announce that we have entered into an agreement with MXR International, who specialize in augmented reality solutions for education.
18 December 2018
Daisy is our Marketing & Communications Manager at OUP East Africa (OUPEA), and represented Kenya in the Global Youth Leaders (GYL) program in Canada.
10 December 2018
A translation deal of one of our titles will facilitate the training of healthcare specialists in Puerto Rico, to tackle the emotional effects of Hurricane María in 2017.
30 November 2018
Fabiana, a Sales Support & Control Analyst for our English Language Teaching division in Brazil, shares what it’s like to work in her role.
22 November 2018
We have announced ‘Creativity’ as Australian Children’s Word of the Year 2018, following a national writing competition.
15 November 2018
We have announced ‘toxic’ as our Word of the Year 2018—a word or expression chosen to reflect the passing year in language.
11 November 2018
Our teams in Africa have collaborated to donate a hand-painted sea container filled with more than 700 donated books, to a primary school in Cape Town.
05 November 2018
We have collaborated with education expert Susan Taylor on new white paper Reading for Meaning: A guide to the research on best-practice teaching of comprehension in today’s world.
30 October 2018
We collaborated with UK TV show Blue Peter and the National Literacy Trust to explore why children still love to write letters despite so many digital alternatives.
19 October 2018
We are sad to announce that Lieze Kotze, Regional Director of OUP in Africa, passed away peacefully last night, following a diagnosis of cancer earlier this year.
18 October 2018
We have collaborated with VictoryVR on a new virtual reality product for Mandarin speakers looking to learn English in a real-world setting.
15 October 2018
On World Mental Health Day employees at our Melbourne office in Australia held events to raise funds for ReachOut Australia.
12 October 2018
Martin, Reprints Team Leader in our English Language Teaching (ELT) division, just celebrated a milestone at OUP.
09 October 2018
We are delighted that OUP China-Hong Kong has been recognized for fostering a good employer-employee relationship and culture.
02 October 2018
We are pleased to announce that we have entered into a global agreement with Viacom/Nickelodeon Consumer Products.
27 September 2018
We are delighted to have retained our title of Secondary Publisher of the Year at this year’s Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAAs).
18 September 2018
We are pleased to announce that Sadie Visick has been appointed as Managing Director of Oxford International AQA Examinations (OxfordAQA).
14 September 2018
Last month, our Cary team in North Carolina spent a day volunteering for local literacy charity Read and Feed.
11 September 2018
On 5 September, teachers and students from around Karachi came together to attend a joint awards ceremony at our office there, as part of Oxford Teachers’ Academy (OTA) and Oxford Big Read (OBR).
20 August 2018
We are happy to announce that we have entered into an agreement with Auckland based Educational Publishing and Distribution Company Edify.
20 July 2018
Last month saw the final of the OUP and ICCA National Mooting Competition 2017-18.
05 July 2018
We have released our 2017/18 Annual Report, showing that we came close to equalling the strong trading performance of last year.
04 July 2018
We are pleased to announce we have appointed Fathima Dada as the new Managing Director of Oxford Education.
27 June 2018
Lydia Bleasdale of the University of Leeds has been named Law Teacher of the Year at our Celebrating Excellence in Law Teaching conference.
20 June 2018
We are pleased to have established a new partnership with Soutien Belge Overseas (SBO).
06 June 2018
After analysing 134,790 short stories submitted since January, we have announced ‘plastic’ as Children’s Word of the year 2018.
03 June 2018
We are pleased to have collaborated with Google Expeditions to provide content for their new augmented reality app that launched this month.
07 May 2018
We are happy to announce that OUP India launched a new assessment solution, Oxford STAR, at an event in Chennai.
30 April 2018
We are delighted to announce we have appointed Lesley Sommerville, Global HR Director at Informa Plc, as our new Group HR Director.
26 April 2018
BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans Show has launched the Oxford English Dictionary’s (OED) 90th birthday celebrations.
19 April 2018
Ameena Saiyid OBE, Chair of OUP Pakistan, has been awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Distinction) .
18 April 2018
Today we announce the findings of our recent educational research into the vocabulary levels of primary and secondary school children around the UK.
29 March 2018
We have released our UK gender pay gap report, revealing a median pay gap of 12.6 per cent, and a mean pay gap of 24.1 per cent.
13 March 2018
Book Aid International has announced that more than 7,000 brand new books donated by UK publishers, including OUP, have arrived in Mosul, Iraq.
06 March 2018
Homelessness charity Crisis visited our Oxford office to talk to OUP employees about their work helping the homeless.
01 February 2018
We are delighted to have been able to support SEQIP—the Kenyan government’s plan to improve the country’s educational outcomes.
30 January 2018
In November 2017, we announced our search for a Hindi Word of The Year, calling on speakers of the language to help choose a word that captures the prevailing ideas, attitudes, and concerns of 2017.
23 January 2018
We are pleased to announce that we have joined the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC).
18 January 2018
We are happy to announce that we are the new publishing partner for the Nuffield Foundation’s Nuffield Early Language Intervention.
15 January 2018
We have teamed up with BBC Radio 2's 500 WORDS story competition for a seventh year.