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“I sconce anyone who only got into Oxford because they are black”, an Interview with Barrister Alexandra Wilson.

My interview style seems, in hindsight, to be somewhere between babbling and obsequious. I was anxious to meet Alexandra, she is a celebrity on legal Twitter alongside the likes of the Secret Barrister and Joanna Hardy. I flicked through my notebook which had long winding questions about her time at Oxford, her journey to the Read More…

Current Affairs

University must act, or risks failing its international students, letter warns

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…

Current Affairs

Amidst the pandemic, 71% of Europeans support universal basic income

With the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a substantial increase in support for radical solutions amongst Europeans. Professor Timothy Garton, a renowned Oxford academic, led a team of researchers who published this groundbreaking survey on 7th May 2020. The survey’s findings indicated that over half (53%) of young Europeans believe that authoritarian states are better Read More…