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Belonging and Burdens at Oxford: Confessions of a BAME Oxonian

‘I’m never going to feel like I belong here!’ It was almost a year ago when those words flew out of my mouth. I...

Oxford’s community: life beyond the spires

Students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds are twice as likely to be low performers. Think about that for a moment. Sometimes at Oxford it’s easy...

Access scheme launched to pair prospective applicants with Oxford students

Last week two Oxford students announced the launch of Oxbuddy, a new platform that aims to encourage sixth-formers from disadvantaged backgrounds to apply to...

Working-class, Oxford educated

Getting used to uni is hard enough. But things get complicated when you feel like you don’t fit in Oxford may be celebrating a...

Calls for Oxford University to scrap £75 postgraduate application fee

There have been calls for Oxford University to scrap the £75 application fee currently charged to students applying for postgraduate courses. In a resolution...

Mansfield principal calls for 90% state-educated intake

The principal of Mansfield College, Helen Mountfield QC, called for Oxford University to take up to 90% of its students from state schools, in...

Postgraduate access schemes to reach under-represented backgrounds

Oxford University has expanded its postgraduate access scheme to reach students from underrepresented backgrounds. This summer, more than 60 paid research internships will be...

Somerville College announces new postgraduate scholarship for refugees

Somerville College has announced that it is launching a new refugee scholarship. The scholarship will offer a fully funded place to study at Somerville...

The Place of Regional Theatre

The power of identity is arguably greater today than ever before. The stale, collective “British” identity is slowly being pervaded by the vibrant diversity...

Universities need to close the access gap

The Office for Students have released a report on university admissions and access. The report, titled ‘Transforming opportunity in higher education’ comes following research...