Seven tips to beat exam stress

Exams are approaching, and many students will now be in the deepest depths of a library trying to absorb information via osmosis.  However, many students end up generating more heat than light. Here are some tips to help you stay happy and productive during this revision season. 1) Get some sleep If you go to […]

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20 Books to Read Before You Turn 20

There is a song, written by Baz Luhrmann, which has become a kind of gospel for millennials (and which you definitely need to listen to before you turn 20). “Everybody’s Free to Wear Sunscreen” is a song from their generation to yours, a song that dispenses timeless wisdom from the lofty heights of those who […]

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Prelims’ pressures and pains

Exam season is well and truly coming. The sun has begun occasionally appearing over Port Meadow, finalists have disappeared into the bowels of their rooms, and the first pictures of ecstatically trashed students have begun to appear on our Facebook feeds. Following on the tail of these picture-postcards of the Oxford summer comes a highly […]

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How not to look like a Twit

Paris Brown, 17 year old ex-youth and crime police commissioner, summarises a generation’s response to tweeting-before-thinking: “They just make me cringe, not because they’re offensive but because they’re stupid.” Thus, But her actions had more consequences than drunken selfies. Brown, forced to resign/fired from her role for Kent Police after her boss discovered racist, homophobic […]

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