With a week until Freshers’, here’s our guide to the Oxford club scene

Ah, the Oxford clubbing scene. A veritable assortment of packed floors, questionable music transitions, and suspiciously cheap drinks. Despite what you may have heard about clubbing here, there really is something for everyone. Trial and error, as with so many things, is probably your best bet. So, with Freshers’ Week looming, allow me to run you through the selection on offer. […]

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The university packing list

After all of the stress, you’ve made it. The exams are done, the results good; your parents have gushingly informed every relative, neighbour and passing cat that you’ve got into Oxford; the dreaded bureaucracy of Student Finance has been appeased, and you’ve (mostly) overcome the post-results-night hangover. Plain sailing from here right? Wrong. And no, […]

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FRESHERS’ WEEK: How to decorate your new student room

It’s the first day of Freshers’ Week. Among the many things you’re presented with, baffled and bewildered, is your home for the next academic year.  As you stand alone, surrounded by your luggage, your otherwise empty room is a blank canvas awaiting your inspiration.  Whether your room will act as a safe haven from the hectic […]

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FRESHERS’ WEEK: The ultimate university shopping list part 2!

Earlier this month, the fashion editors at The Oxford Student presented you with their Ultimate University Shopping List. It was a bold and brilliant selection preparing you (the best and brightest!) for the start of term. However, we noticed a one-sidedness to the items put forward. While their tips will be great for guys come […]

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The Five People You Meet in Freshers’ Week

 The Evangelical Christian  Offering toasties, pancakes and even an eternal afterlife, the evangelical Christian won’t hesitate to share the Good News with incoming freshers. Although there have been no reports of Saul-like conversions on finding a flyer in a pigeon hole, this won’t stop the Christian from fighting the good fight to reclaim your soul […]

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