On Saturday I matriculated (became a student) at Oxford University. Matriculation is the ceremony at which new students are entered into the register (matricula) of the university, at which point they become members of the university. Oxford requires matriculants to wear academic dress (subfusc) during the ceremony hence the long gown, dark suit and white bow tie.
Why, you may ask am I becoming a student again at 50? The answer is quite simple, after 28 years of full time clinical dentistry I would like to pass a little of my experience on. Basically continuing the quest for the defining the difference between ‘bad luck and bad practice’.