Fostering academic and cultural links between Mexico and Oxford.

About us

At the Oxford Mexican Society, we want to bring together all those students, academcs and professionals in Oxford who have an interest in Mexico. We are building a network that goes beyond Oxford and includes people at other universities and companies in the UK, Mexico, and the rest of the world.
Building stronger ties between Oxford and Mexico.

Our main goals:
• To promote Mexican culture and heritage among the Oxford community.
• To foster collaboration between our members and alumni and to help build connections with other academic and professional organisations.
• To highlight our members' work and research, and to support academic excellence and the open exchange of ideas.
• To provide support for all Mexicans living around the Oxford area, an to hold regular social gatherings and academic events.
• To support, mentor and advise other Mexicans considering coming to Oxford.

  • Oxford is ranked #1 in the world

    (Times Higher Education World Univeristy Rankings 2018)

  • 44 Different Halls and Colleges

    Constitute the University of Oxford

  • 26 Nobel Prize Winners

    Have graduated from Oxford.

  • 66 Mexicans affiliated to the University

    3 undergraduates, 61 graduates and 2 faculty members as of December 2016

Our Team

Committee 2017-2018
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César Espinoza Campuzano

Cesar is as a fourth-year DPhil candidate in Earth Sciences and member of St Hugh’s College. He is a BSc in Biology by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, and an MSc in Palaeobiology from the University of Bristol. His research deals with the morphological basis of domestication and flight.
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Diana Jiménez Thomas

Diana is originally from Mexico City, but read for a degree in International Relations at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey. At present, she is enrolled in the MPhil in Development Studies. She is a passionate of ecofeminism, dancing and desserts.
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Javier Pérez Sandoval

Javier is a first year DPhil in Politics student based at Wolfson. He mostly deals with the society’s money-issues and enjoys swimming, TV series and movies.
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José María Valenzuela

Public Relations Officer
Chema is currently reading for a DPhil at Blavatnik School of Government.
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Elena Pierard

Academic Officer
Elena holds an MSc. in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance from Oxford and as a member of Keble College. She is currently a Researcher at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment.
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Viridiana Lizardo

Catering Officer
Viridiana is a Mexican scarab ecologist, she did her Biology BSc and Biological sciences MSC in the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Her research deals with the ecological factors that shape the distribution of dung beetles. Seen by César Augusto Espinoza Campuzano at 23:47 Bernardo
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Chris Carmona

Social Secretary
Chris is reading for a DPhil in Statistics.

We are the official Mexican Society at the University of Oxford

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