Oxford Sports Federation Executive Committee (SFEC) have sent an open letter opposing the university’s proposed repurposing of the Iffley Road Sports Centre as a teaching space for Michaelmas term. An email was distributed to committee members on 19 August detailing Oxford University’s ongoing considerations to use the two indoor sports halls at Iffley Road Sports Read More…
Anonymous writes about suspension and living with mental illness at Oxford.
No man is an island, but within a panic attack, it certainly feels like you are one.
The University of Oxford today published an annual review of its Student Welfare and Support Services.
“It’s not just what nature can add to an evening walk though, it’s what nature can give: calm, solitude, space, and clarity.”
To put it simply, what is to most other people just “being in a social environment,” in my eyes is a question of “parading my defective self in public.”
Self-harm is not a problem in a vacuum; it’s a distressing symptom of mental health issues that are being ignored. We cannot address it without dealing with the underlying cause.
Without the crux of routine, dependable distractions, or casual socialising, it is too easy for us to sink back into the grasp of harmful thinking and behaviour – like the sensual embrace of an old, but bitterly destructive, friend.
In my humble opinion, the phrase “essay crisis” is damagingly overused. In fact, it’s become worryingly normalised, giving liminal a run for its money. Going into university, I imagined that an essay crisis happened maybe about once a month due to unfortunate circumstances (oversleeping, an accumulation of work mixed with a generous dose of procrastination, Read More…
Alice Garnett discusses how establishing a personal narrative of sex positivity is necessary, complex and deeply individual .