Aiden Tsen (any pronouns) is an Oxford undergrad dropout turned postgraduate social enterprise student. They freelance as a public speaker and writer, keeping their own website (

If I’d known about part-time study, would I be leaving Oxford?

“Although I’m very excited about my future, there’s still a part of me that wishes I could be one of them.”

Aiden Tsen wonders how life could have been different had they heard about part-time study before dropping out of Oxford to pursue a public-facing career; not having encountered the possibility before reading The Blue’s article on the topic.