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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Brasenose JCR declares war on Wadham

Image Credit: Godot13 (CC BY-SA 4.0) Members of Brasenose JCR moved to officially declare war against Wadham College this week, following building animosity over the college’s shock Veggie Pledge win. The JCR noted that “the real treasure was not the victory, but the enemies we made along the way”, and “we haven’t had a good […]

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Labour holds Iffley Fields & St Mary’s in tight County Council by-election

Image Credit: Flikr (CC-BY-SA-2.0) Just before midnight on 18th October, Labour’s Damian Haywood was duly elected Oxfordshire County Councillor for Iffley Fields & St Mary’s after a tight contest with the Green candidate David Williams. The by-election was triggered by the resignation of Labour Councillor Helen Evans, who gained the district from the Greens in […]

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Oxford Story Museum launches fund appeal

Image Credit: Steve Daniels (CC BY-SA 2.0) Friday 19th October will see the launch the 1001 Stories Quest, a project aimed at collecting 1001 of the world’s greatest stories. The project costs £6 million and aims at creating 10 new spaces, including the Enchanted Library, Whispering Wood and Treasure Chamber, which will be open for […]

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Elderly man violently mugged in gardens

Image Credit: Pixabay This week a violent attack in Christ Church’s war memorial gardens resulted in one man been taken to hospital.  The man of approximately 50 years old, was reportedly attacked and robbed of his money and some various jewellery items on Wednesday evening last week at approximately 6pm.  The attackers inflicted cut wounds […]

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