Join the Mexican Society on an evening of technology and politics!
By Paola Schietekat If you ever lived in the US, and most recently, in a European country, you may have heard of 5 de Mayo: an excuse, poorly disguised by the remembrance of the Battle of Puebla in Mexico, to do tequila shots, often sporting a sombrero, a fake mustache, and often even a poncho. … Continue reading Happy 5 de Mayo?
You were probably beaming with pride after receiving the letter confirming that you made it to one of the most competitive universities in the world. It is normal to feel overwhelmed right after, especially if you are still working or finishing another degree. While exciting times are coming ahead, there are probably still a lot … Continue reading So, I got into Oxford… now what?
One might say it all began in 2000 with the unprecedented blasts of frenzy and sexiness that were Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Amores Perros and Alfonso Cuarón’s Y Tu Mamá También. When before had you felt so moved, aroused and shocked by Mexican candor, Oaxacan beaches, slow dancing to ranchera music and illegal dog fights?
You've made it! Finally crossed the pond and arrived in London. After a 10-hour flight, you must be feeling ready to lie down in bed and do your best to avoid the jet lag. However... you still need to figure out how to get to Oxford from the airport! And that's where we come in … Continue reading How do I get to Oxford from London Heathrow airport?
Continuing with our yearly tradition, the Oxford Mexican Society set up a Day of the Dead Altar, kindly hosted by the Ashmolean Museum this year. This year's altar is dedicated to some famous Mexicans who have become LGBT+ icons: Juan Gabriel, Chavela Vargas, Carlos Monsiváis and Frida Kahlo. Thanks to the Ashmolean Museum for hosting us in parallel … Continue reading Day of the dead altar
We would like to thank all the people who joined us at the Freshers' Day of the Dead welcome dinner.We enjoyed Mexican food, drink and culture, and we hope you had lots of fun and we hope to see you in our next events.Remember we will be showcasing a Day of the Dead altar at … Continue reading Welcome dinner
Thank you to all who came to the Fresher's Drinks this Wednesday! We are happy to see so many new Mexicans (by nationality or by heart) joining Oxford this year. Just a small reminder to all people interested in joining the new MexSoc committee. Please send your nomination to oxford[dot]mexsoc[at]gmail[dot]com before Saturday noon. Nominations should … Continue reading Fresher’s welcome drinks
And we won! Thanks everyone for joining us in our screening of the Mexico vs Germany world cup match!
With a new committee now elected, the leaving team just put together a report with a summary of all the events organised this year. Thanks to everyone that collaborated, and we hope to keep seeing you in our events! final_report_mexsoc_webDownload