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Cherworld - Be my guest

Cherworld - Be my guest

4th Jun 2013 by Anthony Collins, Anna Leszkiewicz, Sophie Jamieson
As Trinity College apologises for hosting controversial group Christian Concern, Anthony, Sophie and Anna discuss...
Cherworld - The Finals Frontier

Cherworld - The Finals Frontier

1st Jun 2013 by Anthony Collins, Anna Leszkiewicz, Sophie Jamieson
Anthony and Anna are joined by long-time Cherworld star Sophie Jamieson, to discuss a disastrous blunder made by...
Cherworld: the gender gap

Cherworld: the gender gap

7th Mar 2013 by Anthony Collins, Sophie Jamieson
Recently released figures reveal that men still outperform women in finals. Sophie and Anthony ask why this...
Cherworld - Examining the evidence

Cherworld - Examining the evidence

3rd Mar 2013 by Anthony Collins, Sophie Jamieson
Sophie and Anthony discuss the dilution of Classics Mods, formerly known as the hardest exams in the world, and...
Cherworld: accommodating our needs

Cherworld: accommodating our needs

23rd Feb 2013 by Anthony Collins, Sophie Jamieson, Anna Leszkiewicz
Sophie and Anthony are joined by guest presenter Anna Leszkiewicz to examine the spate of housing controversies...
Hilary Mantel's got a point

Hilary Mantel's got a point

20th Feb 2013 by Sophie Jamieson
Sophie Jamieson argues that the media’s overreaction about Hilary Mantel just proves her point
Cherworld: doing your research

Cherworld: doing your research

18th Feb 2013 by Anthony Collins, Sophie Jamieson
Anthony and Sophie discuss the thorny issue of academic research: should it be accessible to all?
Cherworld: Observing the Formalities

Cherworld: Observing the Formalities

6th Feb 2013 by Anthony Collins, Sophie Jamieson
Sophie and Anthony examine the curious Oxford tradition of Formal Hall
Cherworld: Oxford's first world problem

Cherworld: Oxford's first world problem

30th Jan 2013 by Anthony Collins, Sophie Jamieson, Tom Beardsworth
This week, Sophie and Anthony are joined by guest presenter Tom Beardsworth. Does the increase in first class...
Cherworld: suing St Hugh's

Cherworld: suing St Hugh's

25th Jan 2013 by Anthony Collins, Sophie Jamieson
Sophie and Anthony discuss the case of Damien Shannon, the postgraduate applicant suing St Hugh's College
Cherworld: the admissions question

Cherworld: the admissions question

19th Jan 2013 by Anthony Collins, Sophie Jamieson
In the first episode of Hilary 2013, Sophie and Anthony put the Oxford interview under the microscope
St Hugh’s to move location to Christ Church Meadow

St Hugh’s to move location to Christ Church Meadow

25th Nov 2012 by Sophie Jamieson
JCR votes to move college to Christ Church Meadow to avoid derisive jokes about distance from city centre
Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 7

Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 7

22nd Nov 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Sophie and Anthony clash over a motion at Corpus Christi to create a 'conservative rep' - do students with right of...
Cherworld: Week 6 Michaelmas

Cherworld: Week 6 Michaelmas

13th Nov 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Sophie and Anthony bring you an election special. Should we use our RON? Does anyone know who's running for police...
Cherworld: Michaelmas - Week 5

Cherworld: Michaelmas - Week 5

9th Nov 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Following the news that Merton are to adopt an unusual college animal, Sophie and Anthony turn their attention to a...
Cherworld; Michaelmas - Week 4

Cherworld; Michaelmas - Week 4

1st Nov 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Following the news that Hugh Grant is one of New College's latest batch of honorary fellows, Sophie and Anthony ask...
Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 3

Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 3

24th Oct 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Sophie and Anthony discuss the Union's decision to invite George Galloway to talk: should they be more careful when...
Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 2

Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 2

18th Oct 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Sophie and Anthony discuss government plans for more extensive reports for University students - important...
Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 1

Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 1

7th Oct 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Sophie Jamieson and Anthony Collins are back for a new year of Cherworld. This week, the news that OUSU is the least...
Internship blog: news agencies

Internship blog: news agencies

10th Sep 2012 by Sophie Jamieson
Sophie Jamieson goes on the beat in search of bums, Bond, Bob Diamond, and the nitty-gritty of news reporting
Cherworld: Trinity Week 8

Cherworld: Trinity Week 8

14th Jun 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
In an end of year Cherworld special, former presenters Beth Mckernan and Robin McGhee join Sophie and Anthony to...
Cherworld: Trinity Week 7

Cherworld: Trinity Week 7

5th Jun 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Sophie and Anthony are joined by outgoing editors Rachel Savage and Vicky Lim for a very topical and divisive...
Cherworld: Trinity Week 6

Cherworld: Trinity Week 6

31st May 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Sophie and Anthony discuss Cherwell's recent investigation into college security, should colleges be doing more to...
Education for life

Education for life

28th May 2012 by Sophie Jamieson
Following news of an 82 year old woman gaining a diploma from Oxford, Sophie Jamieson talks to the department...
Cherworld: Trinity 2012 Week 5

Cherworld: Trinity 2012 Week 5

23rd May 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Sophie Jamieson and Anthony Collins discuss Mark Thompson's recent comment that there are too many Oxbridge...
Cherworld: Trinity Week 4

Cherworld: Trinity Week 4

15th May 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Sophie Jamieson and Anthony Collins discuss the results of Cherwell's survey into the use of academic drugs at...
Students survive on a pound a day

Students survive on a pound a day

10th May 2012 by Anna Leszkiewicz, Sophie Jamieson
Charity drive involves living below the international Extreme Poverty line as defined by the World Bank
Cherworld: Trinity Week 3

Cherworld: Trinity Week 3

10th May 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Anthony Collins
Sophie Jamieson is joined by guest presenter Anthony Collins to discuss the results of Oxford's council elections,...
Report: Oxford Council Elections

Report: Oxford Council Elections

3rd May 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Lizzie Greene
Cherwell reports direct from the council election count in Oxford Town Hall, bringing you coverage of the first...
Cherworld: Trinity Week 2

Cherworld: Trinity Week 2

2nd May 2012 by Robin McGhee, Sophie Jamieson
In Robin's last appearance before a brief finals interlude, he and Sophie tackle two important issues: the...
Cherworld: Trinity Week 1

Cherworld: Trinity Week 1

21st Apr 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee
Robin and Sophie are back for Trinity, discussing this week's investigation into the growing number of British...
Cherworld: Hilary Week 7

Cherworld: Hilary Week 7

26th Feb 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee, Bethan McKernan
In a Cherworld special, ex-presenter Beth McKernan returns to join Sophie and Robin as they discuss the latest...
Cherworld: Hilary Week 6

Cherworld: Hilary Week 6

18th Feb 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee
Robin and Sophie discuss Oxford's call for £90 million in funding for the humanities, is dependence on philanthropy...
Knockin' on Heaven's door

Knockin' on Heaven's door

13th Feb 2012 by Sophie Jamieson
Sophie Jamieson talks to the still nervous, but strikingly honest, Rebecca Ferguson
Cherworld: Hilary Week 5

Cherworld: Hilary Week 5

12th Feb 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee
Robin and Sophie discuss St Anne's recent refusal to fly the LGBT pride flag to mark LGBT history month: should they...
Cherworld: Hilary Week 4

Cherworld: Hilary Week 4

8th Feb 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee
Sophie and Robin discuss the latest blow to hit the beleagured Murdoch empire: Harris Manchester's ban on all...
Students pay for proof-readers online

Students pay for proof-readers online

2nd Feb 2012 by Sophie Jamieson
Companies charge up to £100 to proof-read coursework. University sees it as a grey area with regards to cheating.
James Landale's political close shave

James Landale's political close shave

30th Jan 2012 by Sophie Jamieson
Sophie Jamieson talks to the BBC's Deputy Political Editor about his Movember campaign, political poetry and the...
Cherworld: Hilary Week 3

Cherworld: Hilary Week 3

29th Jan 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee
Two library-related stories this week, eliciting some very passionate opinions from Sophie Jamieson and Robin McGhee.
Cherworld: Hilary Week Two

Cherworld: Hilary Week Two

20th Jan 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee
Having warmed up on Radio 5 Live Sophie Jamieson returns with Robin McGhee to discuss perceptions of Oxford in the...
Cherworld: Hilary Week 1

Cherworld: Hilary Week 1

15th Jan 2012 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee
Sophie Jamieson and Robin McGhee are back for Hilary, bringing you their views on the latest Oxford news. This week...
Review: Rebecca Ferguson - Heaven

Review: Rebecca Ferguson - Heaven

28th Dec 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
Sophie Jamieson is pleasantly surprised by a brilliant debut from X Factor runner-up Rebecca Ferguson
Cherworld: Week 8

Cherworld: Week 8

2nd Dec 2011 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee
Sophie Jamieson and Robin McGhee return for the final Cherworld of Michaelmas, discussing the latest faux pas from...
Prize discrepancies between colleges

Prize discrepancies between colleges

24th Nov 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
A Cherwell investigation finds there are large differences between the grants available to students at various...
Cherworld: Week 7

Cherworld: Week 7

24th Nov 2011 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee
Sophie Jamieson and Robin McGhee turn their attention to the other place, discussing two stories relating to the C...
Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 6

Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 6

13th Nov 2011 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee
Sophie Jamieson and Robin McGhee return for 6th week; this episode the dynamic duo discuss changes to the Regal club...
Education is still worth fighting for

Education is still worth fighting for

11th Nov 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
Sophie Jamieson argues that we should be supporting the latest London protests
Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 5

Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 5

8th Nov 2011 by Sophie Jamieson, Robin McGhee
Robin McGhee and Sophie Jamieson are back for fifth week, discussing the Oxford Students who have recently pledged...
Cherworld: Week 4

Cherworld: Week 4

2nd Nov 2011 by Robin McGhee, Sophie Jamieson
Cherworld is back! New host Sophie Jamieson joins the perennial Robin McGhee to discuss the latest results from our...
Poetry Professor calls for education policy re-verse

Poetry Professor calls for education policy re-verse

7th Jul 2011 by Rachel Savage and Sophie Jamieson
Geoffrey Hill criticises government higher education policy for making students 'consumers and punters' as Willetts'...
Somerville student killed in crash

Somerville student killed in crash

3rd Jul 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
Family and friends gathered today to pay tribute to student at his funeral, held just over a week after he died in a...
Intern anger

Intern anger

10th Jun 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
Hundreds protested outside Parliament this week over unpaid internships as Hazel Blears announces a new paid scheme...
Parky's still Perky

Parky's still Perky

4th Jun 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
Sophie Jamieson turns the tables on the interviewer extraordinaire after his speech at the Oxford Union
Tabs take on Willetts

Tabs take on Willetts

2nd Jun 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
Cambridge join Oxford in a vote of no confidence against the Minister for Universities
US First Lady to visit Oxford

US First Lady to visit Oxford

21st May 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
Michelle Obama is to talk to schoolgirls about the value of higher education at Christ Church College
Not fine by me

Not fine by me

19th May 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
A Cherwell investigation discovers very different college decanal systems and some unusual deanings
Dons unite to deride fees hike

Dons unite to deride fees hike

11th Feb 2011 by Sophie Jamieson and Brendan James
Congregation discusses imminent fee rises
Stash gets cleaner

Stash gets cleaner

4th Feb 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
OUSU sets up Buy Right campaign in favour of ethically produced stash
Cowley violence linked to drugs

Cowley violence linked to drugs

4th Feb 2011 by Chrissie Murray and Sophie Jamieson
Man left with severe head injuries after assault outside the Regal
St Peters divided over ball freak show plans

St Peters divided over ball freak show plans

28th Jan 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
Ball organisers consider hiring dwarf who staples playing cards to his face
Corpus gets a royal respite

Corpus gets a royal respite

21st Jan 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
Corpus Christi to get day off for royal wedding
If at Thirst you don't succeed, reapply

If at Thirst you don't succeed, reapply

14th Jan 2011 by Sophie Jamieson
The Lodge reapplies for Sexual Entertainment Licence whilst police seek to review The Bridge's Premises Licence
Students Bail-iol their college out

Students Bail-iol their college out

26th Nov 2010 by Sophie Jamieson
Balliol students are facing £500 charges in an annual levy set to be introduced next year
Yours isnt the only sweat in your stash

Yours isnt the only sweat in your stash

19th Nov 2010 by Sophie Jamieson
OUSU fight for transparency over origin of Oxford-branded clothing
Oxfords story of RAG and riches

Oxfords story of RAG and riches

13th Nov 2010 by Kirsty Flanagan and Sophie Jamieson. Additional reporting by Rebekah Diamond
Cherwell uncovers significant differences between colleges RAG fundraising
£10 million China Centre for St Hughs

£10 million China Centre for St Hughs

5th Nov 2010 by Sophie Jamieson
New building also to include accommodation and kitchens for students, but £7m still needed