Character is not cut in marble – it is not something solid and unalterable. It is something living and changing.'
Education has for its object the formation of character.'
True humility...is the low but deep and firm foundation of all virtues.'
Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education'
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Virtue is about the difficult and the good'
Each year, Oxford and other world-class universities produce leaders and thinkers who go on to have significant influence and impact around the world. The Oxford Character Project seeks to help talented students develop key virtues of character which will prepare them to be the wise thinkers and good leaders the world so desperately needs.Learn more about usLearn more about us
How Might Universities Cultivate Leaders of Character?
The Oxford Character Project, 8th November 2017
Leading academics discuss the question: 'How might universities cultivate leaders of character?'
What is trust and how can leaders build it? with Associate Professor Tom Simpson
6:00pm-7:30pm, Monday 29th January 2018
Free but please register. Registration link to follow
The third lecture in our ‘Arts of Leading’ series is given by Tom Simpson, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government