Virtue is about the difficult and the good'
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.
Character is not cut in marble – it is not something solid and unalterable. It is something living and changing.'
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
Curious about Leadership
Ed Brooks, 10th October 2017
The Oxford Character Project joined with researchers from across the University in Curiosity Carnival 2017, Oxford’s largest ever public engagement event.
Conference: Cultivating Virtue in the University
25th - 26th May 2017
Blue Boar Lecture Theatre, Christ Church, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DP
£80 (full price); £40 (students)
Conference session videos now available to view. Listen to prestigious speakers exploring the role of character development in higher education from the perspective of their academic discipline.