Student Spotlight: Oxford University Conservative Association

Image description: the text Oxford University Conservative Association against a dark blue background and the Student Spotlight logo As a mini series within the ongoing Student Spotlight series, we will be interviewing three student political societies: Oxford University Conservative Association, Oxford University Labour Club and Oxford University Liberal Democrats. To start off with, we spoke […]

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Student Spotlight: People for Womxn* in Philosophy & Oxford Public Philosophy

We spoke to Susmita Dave of People for Womxn* in Philosophy (pwip) and Alicehank Winham of Oxford Public Philosophy (opp) about how their organisations are challenging and changing ideas of how philosophy should be studied at Oxford. Note regarding capitalisation: we use capital letters strategically (who controls and monitors the form of YOUR language?) What […]

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Artists and Activists: In conversation with Peace Silly on fighting period poverty

Image Description: Graphic of students protesting with Peace Silly pictured. Reads ‘Artists and Activists featuring Peace Silly’  As part of our Artists and Activists series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Peace Silly, one of the founders of the youth-led non-profit organisation, PeriodLink. Since 2019, PeriodLink has worked to keep young people in the Volta […]

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Student Spotlight: Jacari

Image description: A blue background with a yellow logo: Jacari. Time to teach The Oxford Student spoke to both Freya Turner, Lead Coordinator for Jacari in Oxford, and Nailah Ranjan, student co-President, about the charity, and their upcoming 65th Anniversary. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects of educational inequality had already been strongly felt […]

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Artists and Activists: In Conversation with Danni Watts on Disability Activism

Image Description: Graphic of students protesting with Danni Watts pictured. Reads ‘In conversation with Danni Watts’ I first knew Danni through her work with Tabou Disability Magazine, which she founded in 2020 to highlight the experiences of disabled individuals, especially those at university.  Danni is currently a third year Law student at St Hugh’s college, […]

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