Oxford students win at Student Social Mobility Awards

Three Oxford students have been recognised at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards. The Awards, hosted by social mobility charity upReach at the House of Lords, showcased the outstanding achievements of students from less-advantaged backgrounds. 22 undergraduates were presented with awards, including Renée Kapuku (Keble College), former president of Oxford University African and Carribean Society, […]

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The Westminster School, London, averages 70-80 Oxbridge places for its students per year.

Eight top schools get as many Oxbridge places as the next 2894 UK state schools combined, according to Sutton Trust report

Image credit: Cmglee. Description: the Westminster School, London, the students of which get 70-80 Oxbridge places per year. Eight top schools have as many Oxbridge admissions as the next 2894 UK schools combined, according to a new report by the Sutton Trust. The Trust suggests that little has changed regarding access to opportunity at Oxbridge […]

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Pro-Vice Chancellor defends graduate rent increase

Dr David Prout, Oxford University Pro-Vice Chancellor for Planning and Resources, on Thursday defended the university’s decision to raise graduate rent by 5.8% at an open meeting at Oxford SU. He was joined by Sarah Davies, the university’s Head of Finance, and Katie Scheinkonig, Head of Residential Accommodation. Together the trio stressed the importance of […]

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Review: Annihilation

Annihilation, the second film by writer/director Alex Garland, is one of the boldest, most uncompromising science-fiction films of recent years. Based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer, the “King of Weird Fiction” according to The New Yorker, it was ultimately consigned to a Netflix-only release in the UK by Paramount due to concerns that it […]

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