In this breathtakingly honest account, Meg Hopkins shares her experiences of sexual assault at university, and how the perpetrators took advantage of her autistic traits.
Welcome to The Oxford Blue’s Freshers’ Guide for Michaelmas Term 2021! This is the first time in a while that Oxford has been back to “normal”, so we hope you’ll find something to enjoy in here, whether you’re a returning student seeking to re-familiarize yourself with the place, or a fresher seeking to learn a Read More…
Illustration by Mia Clement COP26 is now less than three months away. Scores of world leaders will fly in for the start, and officials from 196 countries will spend two weeks in high-pressure negotiations aimed at setting a new path to a safer climate. COVID-19 has refocused priorities and caused individuals and governments alike to Read More…
Exam expert Professor Alan Smithers sits down with Ben Blackburn to discuss the perils of grade inflation and how to combat it going forwards.
Our first September Review comes from the Theatre section with Bethan Draycott reviewing the most recent run of the Oxford student play V-Card on at the Bread and Roses theatre Clapham.
Are exams really a fair and accurate measure of ability?
Eliza Niblett explains why concerns about grade inflation miss the real problems highlighted by exam disruption.
In an interview with Meg Hopkins, Cracking the Cryptic discuss their channel’s unexpected popularity and the appeal of sudoku.
Remembering the Olympics a few weeks on, Jess Steadman reflects on the cost of being an Olympic athelete.
“February 2020 – Blissfully unaware of the global chaos that was about to ensue, I had a naïve confidence in my plans for the following two years.
However, by results day my bubble of optimism had popped.”
In this week’s instalment of Must Read Voraciously to Improve Style, Sophie Benbelaid draws on her own experience of travelling to Moscow to asses the travel murder trope in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile.