Laura McBride explains how disparities between the popularity of the Pret-A-Manger coffee chain in the North vs South speak to larger issues of class inequality.
The University of Oxford will launch a scholarship scheme for Black graduate students in 2021. The Black Academic Futures programme will fund 10 UK postgraduates, covering tuition fees and living costs up to £15,000 per year.
Tom Martland on the many perks of audiobooks, access to complicated literature being the most central one.
Christopher O’Neil breaks down the problems in Scottish access and advocates for revolution in outreach programmes and strategy, something he belives the Clydeside Project is leading.
A letter written and signed by hundreds of international students from across Oxford’s colleges has urged the University to take immediate action to ensure that overseas students can live and study safely and affordably in Michaelmas term. Addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, the letter warns; “International students are currently exposed to the inflation Read More…
Carlotta Hartmann explains why the changes to EU fees skew the student community towards privilege.
On Wednesday evening, St John’s JCR and Oxford First-Gen played host to five speakers in a discussion entitled Working Together in Changing the Face of Oxford. The panel brought together speakers from a diverse range of organisations working to increase diversity in Oxford. Dr Peter Claus kicked off by explaining how his access programme uses Read More…
From October 2020, Somerville will offer a fully funded place to a refugee student on a postgraduate programme. The scholarship is intended to provide support to scholars who have been forced to migrate from their home.