Opinion

The NHS: Origins and impact of the world’s first free health service

The 5thJuly 1948 is perhaps one of the most important dates in British history for modern society, yet few can pinpoint why. This is the date that the bold and forward-thinking plan was formed to provide the British public with a strong and reliable healthcare service, the birthday of the National Heath Service. Perhaps the Read More…

Opinion

So.. Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Reader, I married him. I looked at him across the dancefloor and stared deep into his eyes.  ‘Will you?’, I said, heart-racing, vision blurring.  ‘I don’t know you very well, but…okay,’ he replied. Success! 3 days into freshers and I have scored a guaranteed friend! They have to stick around if you marry them, right? Read More…

Opinion

Degree Reviews: The reality of DPhil History

This post is part of a series of articles that The Oxford Blue will be publishing about Oxford degrees. First person, in depth, and critical accounts of an Oxford education are hard to find online and open discussions about what our University doesn’t get right are needed outside the confines of salty Oxfesses. We hope Read More…

Opinion

Degree Reviews: Undergraduate History

This post is the first in a series of articles that The Oxford Blue will be publishing about Oxford degrees. First person, in depth, and critical accounts of an Oxford education are hard to find online and open discussions about what our University doesn’t get right are needed outside the confines of salty Oxfesses. We Read More…