Escaping Oxford: A daytrip up to Liverpool

All images by Alex Homer. Description: a view of the Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool. Date of trip: Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th August 2018 Journey time: approx. 3h40–4h (usually two trains, with the interchange station depending on the time and day of travel) Fare: £49 (Off-Peak, with 16–25 Railcard) The distance is probably the main […]

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2 Edgy 4 Glasto: The OxStu Guide to This Summer’s Best Music Festivals

Glastonbury, Reading, Roskilde, Primavera Sound. Names that roll off the tongue and get those same tongues wagging about lineup releases, set time clashes and the inevitable festival camping travails in the equally inevitable torrential downpour. If you’re reading this, however, chances are that you’re already familiar with the aforementioned heavyweights and are looking for an […]

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A break in Brussels

I don’t want you to think of me as some cosmopolitan, Starbucks-chugging, Eurostar-hopping, pan-European socialite. It would be true, but equally the label isn’t flattering. However, the basis of such a label in factual reality stems from mine and my friend from home, Harriet’s, weekend city break in the capital of Europe – Brussels. I […]

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Vacation, Vacation, Vacation

The long vacation can seem like a distant dream when you are struggling through your first fifth week blues or experiencing the vicious chill of your first February in Oxford, but once you’ve dropped your books back home it seems to whizz past like a freight train. As we approach the half-way point, OxStu provides a […]

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