Cooking doesn’t get toffer than this

New College appeared on primetime television last week as it hosted BBC One’s MasterChef programme. The culinary show, filmed in October, aired on Wednesday 30th March at 9pm and featured six contestants attempting to cook a three-course formal dinner for 150 students and 15 senior fellows of the college. Judges John Torode and Greg Wallace […]

Continue Reading

Bodleian purchases Kafka correspondence

The Bodleian Library and the Deutsches Literaturarchiv in Marbach have joined together to purchase a collection of correspondence by celebrated author Franz Kafka to prevent them being auctioned to private collectors. It is believed to be the first time that two such institutions in different countries have cooperated to acquire a literary archive. Richard Ovenden, […]

Continue Reading

University announces tuition fees

University officials have announced tuition fees will be charged on an income-dependent scale from £3500 to £9000 per year for students starting undergraduate courses from 2012 onwards. The University Council last week approved proposals under which most Oxford students will pay the maximum possible fee of £9000, with waivers to reduce the cost for those […]

Continue Reading