Essential Apps for Freshers

Deliveroo (free – iOS, Android, Windows) Stress-filled essay crises are easily remedied by good food. With an average delivery time of 32 minutes, Deliveroo brings your favourite local restaurants home to your doorstep. Browse restaurants and takeaways in Oxford from the comfort of your bed – burritos, burgers pizza and noodles are naturally in mouth-watering […]

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Oxford receives more applications than Cambridge again

Oxford has continued to receive more undergraduate applicants than Cambridge this year, 15% more than its long time rival. Although some have attributed this to Oxford’s attempts to improve student access from less privileged backgrounds others have also cited Cambridge’s tougher A-level grade requirements. Record numbers of teenagers have applied to both institutions this year, […]

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Parent advice group suggests highly-selective schools hinder Oxbridge application success for some

A parent advice group has suggested that highly-selective schools can hinder some students’ chances of getting into Oxbridge. According to its Twitter page, The Parent Brief “offers advice and information on all the aspects of your child’s education and wellbeing”. Its latest book, Independent School Entrance, was published this month containing “expert advice”, league tables […]

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