Wednesday, January 19, 2022
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Oxford University and the alienation of working students

"Working a job during university, it’s easy to become dissociated from both: always slightly excluded from the freedoms of non-working students, but never able to fully relate to the lives of coworkers."

Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative finds gender disparities in access...

Completed by the United Nations Development Program and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), the study found that one in six of the world’s poor live in households where no woman or girl has completed six years of education but at least one man or boy has.

Hanging in the (im)balance: the state-private school disparity in Oxford

"It is now time for private school students, committed to building a better future for all young people, to use their privilege and voice to pressure these institutions." Fionn McFadden investigates potential solutions to Oxford's state-private school disparity.

Student art: only for the privileged few?

Whether you love it, hate it, or love to hate it, it is undeniable that the student art scene remains a fundamental space for...

Scottish access initiative launched by Brasenose student

In 2018, there were 13 English private schools that each sent more children to Oxford than the entire Scottish state school system.

Breakdown: Oxford’s 2019 access report in full

White applicants over 40% more likely to received an offer than BME applicants

Unbelieva-ball

"Oxford may be one of the best universities around the world, but if we pay the same as everyone else for tuition, why can’t we pay the same for entertainment?"

Kicking out racism in football

Greg Pankhurst examines what needs to be done to eliminate racism from the game

Wealthy students escape the turmoil of spiralling student debt

A report by UK think-tank The Intergenerational Foundation has found that the current student loans system in England disproportionately impacts students from low-income backgrounds. The...

Oxford student loses bid to appeal boyfriend stabbing conviction

Lavinia Woodward stabbed her then boyfriend with a breadknife in the December 2016 attack