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    Oxford researchers to lead 4-day work week trials

    After a year that has seen skyrocketing numbers of resignations, the surging popularity of working from home, and corporate rethinks during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are scrambling to hold onto talent and avert the worst of the so-called Great Resignation. 

    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."

    The four-day working week: A new way forward?

    Imagine working reduced hours over a four-day week and having a three day weekend, every week.   It seems like a radical idea, one that is...

    Beyond the 9-to-5: In Conversation with Chelsea Fagan

    Chelsea Fagan’s videos are credited for making me finally understand stocks — no small feat, since both economics teachers and my dear parents had...

    Doom and zoom: student work life in 2020

    Like so many other current second year students, my Trinity term in 2020 was characterised by long, repetitive hours spent at a desk I...

    The Evolution of Work

    With people forced to work from home, layoffs happening in every industry, and a power balance shifted by the increasing necessity of essential workers, the...

    Making Your Home Space Your Own

    The world around us is changing at an alarming rate, forcing many of us to rethink our plans for the next few months. With these changes...

    Hi, I’m an Oxford student and I have chronic indecision

    Everyone in Oxford seems to be an overachiever, skipping from committee to niche sports team with apparent ease. How can we deal with the...

    Student Jobs: Are they worth it, and how to manage when you don’t have a choice

    Oxford University’s official guidelines states "term-time employment is not permitted except under exceptional circumstances," and even in the holidays, students are told to prioritise their studies. Questions...

    The Unscheduled Life of a History Student

    I round the corner. The door is in sight. I make awkward eye contact with the person coming the other way down the path...

    How to manage your work

    Whether it's problem sheets or essays, here are some top tips to remember when it starts to pile on

    How Instagram ruined your summer

    Can no one's summer be unproductive?

    Is it time to think about those 0th week exams?

    The vac is there to be enjoyed, but maybe the time's come to help your future self out

    Shaking up an “Office”

    A workspace and a fun-space

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