What you might not know about Oxford’s interdisciplinary research activities in the humanities: TORCH

Image Credit: Hannaford The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) is an amazing intellectual hub of interdisciplinary research. Founded only 5 years ago in May 2013 with the mission to engage with a wider audience by transcending disciplinary and institutional boundaries, TORCH has hosted an impressive range of cross-disciplinary events and projects that bring […]

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Everything You Need to Know about Oxford’s Student Political Societies, Michaelmas 2018 Term

Image Credit: OUCA/OULC/OULD Facebook Wondering how to get involved with the political societies at uni? Look no further! Here is everything you need to know about the three major political societies at The University of Oxford and an overview of their upcoming meetings and events for the Michaelmas Term 2018. Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA), […]

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Challenging sexism in Love Island

Image Credit: Sevda (CC0) With Love Island upping its average viewership to 3.3 million this year, as opposed to last year’s 1.1 million, I know I am not alone in obsessing over this most dramatic of TV shows. My viewing ritual is simple but effective, watching the show live whenever possible and on demand otherwise, […]

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Preserving the planet this picnic season

With the blossom a-bloomin’ and the sun a-shinin’, is it any wonder that the parks of Oxford have bustled with ray worshipping youths convincing themselves that they can, of course, finish their essay outside and whack out a problem sheet whilst their toes languidly graze the Thames’ (semi-) inviting tipple? Slimy with sun cream and […]

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