Be Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford Student for Michaelmas 2018

Be Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford Student for Michaelmas 2018 We’re looking for our next Editors-in-Chief of The Oxford Student. Working for The OxStu is a fantastic way to gain experience in journalism, and even work with national newspapers. Positions are held for one term, at the end of which candidates must re-apply either for their role or another. If a candidate is […]

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Review: Isle of Dogs

I’m a big fan of Wes Anderson’s work, I won’t lie. Bearing that in mind, I approached the cinema for his latest, Isle of Dogs, with a lot of hope and yet some trepidation. Would he have lost his touch with his 9th film? Flashbacks to watching The Darjeeling Limited, a film that was undeniably […]

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Philosophy at Oxford: too many men

The Faculty of Philosophy’s recently announced measures to ‘feminise the curriculum’ have angered some quarters. Critics appear particularly taken aback by the call for a 40% target for female representation on our reading lists. The move has been dismissed as ‘virtue signalling’ (see the initial OxStu article here), a claim which suggests the department’s support […]

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Oxford colleges not unanimously against pension reform

Six colleges, of which only Hertford and Pembroke are currently named, justified pension reform on the basis of wanting ‘less risk’, seen through their responses to a Universities UK (UUK) survey. This follows considerable student protest in Oxford to counter the government’s proposed changes to pensions, which contributed the the University’s eventual u-turn on the […]

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