AfOx and Afrisoc Sign MOUThe Oxford University Africa Society (Afrisoc) and The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) towards promoting relationships between The University of Oxford and African academics, as well as supporting African scholars in Oxford. The MOU was signed on behalf of Afrisoc by the president Ndjodi Ndeunyema and AfOx Director Prof Kevin Marsh, on behalf of AfOx on the 29th of June, 2018.
AfOx and AfriSoc have enjoyed a close working relationship, and the organisations have collaborated on several programs and events. AfOx is a proud sponsor of the Oxford Africa Conference – the foremost student-led interdisciplinary conference on Africa.
AfriSoc was founded in 1958 on principles of Pan-Africanism, community and solidarity by and for African students in The University of Oxford. The society focuses on African affairs at the University of Oxford and seeks to set the agenda for the future of the African Continent by providing a platform for students hailing from or interested in Africa to critically engage with the continent’s past, present and future.
AfOx fosters equitable and sustainable collaborations between African Academics and the University of Oxford, and ensures that Africa remains a strategic priority for the University. It is a vibrant cross-university platform made up of over 400 researchers and academics, both in Oxford and in partner African institutions, working on or interested in advancing research and teaching excellence in the Africa.