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

Be Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford Student for Trinity 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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The Nosebag

No, your grandma hasn’t moved in across the street from the Oxford Union – that little terraced house is in face the Nosebag restaurant, home to affordable, good quality food with a student discount of up to 20% off. Despite the weird name, the Nosebag is one of my favourite places to eat in central […]

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Treat all sex like kinky sex

I’m increasingly of the opinion that all sexually active people could stand to learn a lesson or two from the shady world of kink. You don’t have to have the slightest interest in ball gags and riding crops to benefit from some of the founding principles that govern kinky activity. The danger of ‘normal’ heterosexual […]

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Climate change is getting worse – and China is to blame

Policy-makers pushed for solutions at the United Nations climate talks when presented with new figures from scientists The study of anthropogenic climate change has come a long way since the idea was first proposed in the ninteenth century, but unfortunately the environmental implications are spiraling downwards, and many despair that improvements are impossible to achieve: […]

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The Cherwell Boathouse: riverside dining

On the banks of the river Cherwell – before it reaches the Isis – sits the Cherwell Boathouse. The restaurant began in a real Victorian working boathouse next to the punt station. It still remains, amazingly, a family-run business that is open all year round with special menus for each season. Reasonably priced considering the […]

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Perspectives: Isabella

The Oxstu investigates the lives of LGBT people in Oxford, one story at a time.   Isabella is a second year at St Peter’s College. She first realised she was bisexual when she was young, and started coming out around two years ago. Being at Catholic school was probably one of the reasons I didn’t […]

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Biotechnology: bridging the gap between science and entrepreneurship

Biotechnology is at the forefront of the twenty-first century’s biological revolution, developing novel therapies grounded in the mechanisms already exploited by biology. Biotech companies themselves are the minnows  of the pharmaceutical world, streamlined for the sole purpose of developing these treatments—no marketing costs, just pure research and development —and aiming for the ultimate prize of […]

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Biotechnology: bridging the gap between science and entrepreneurship

Biotechnology is at the forefront of the twenty-first century’s biological revolution, developing novel therapies grounded in the mechanisms already exploited by biology. Biotech companies themselves are the minnows  of the pharmaceutical world, streamlined for the sole purpose of developing these treatments—no marketing costs, just pure research and development —and aiming for the ultimate prize of […]

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