Authors Posts by Anthony Collins

Anthony Collins


Cherworld – An Unhappy Union?

Anthony and Anna round off Hilary term by taking a look at Oxford's most infamous political society: what can be done to make Union elections cleaner?

Cherworld – Trenton resurfaces

As the boat race disrupter is invited to Oxford to speak about the right to protest, Anthony and Anna look back at his treatment by the universities and the media since he shot to fame in 2012

Cherworld – Exe-terrible

As Exeter students go on hall strike to protest crippling catering charges, Anthony and Anna wonder whether something should be done to close the gap between rich and poor colleges

Cherworld — Here Comes The Sun

As Merton College unsubscribe from the Sun newspaper in protest at Page 3, Anthony and Anna discuss whether colleges gain or lose out by depriving themselves of Britain's best loved red-top.

Cherworld – A Tory Bonfire

The NUS has come under fire after one member reportedly suggested building a bonfire and putting the Tories on top. Anthony is joined by guest presenter Rowan Borchers to discuss the 'vitriolic' atmosphere of the NUS, and whether conservatives are victimised by other students

Cherworld – A* is born

As Cambridge ups their standard science offer to A*A*A, Anthony and Anna consider whether Oxford should follow suit

Cherworld – Oxford fuels discontent

As OUSU condemns the university's fossil fuel investments, Anthony and Anna ask whether Oxford can be expected to stick to purely 'ethical' investments

Cherworld – A Chance in a lifetime

As law firm Clifford Chance introduce a 'CV blind' recruitment process, Anthony and Anna ask whether it is fair for firms to ignore what university you went for when deciding whether to offer you a job

Cherworld – Willett do any good?

University minister David Willetts is the target of abuse from protesters whenever he returns to Oxford. Anna and Anthony discuss the merits of this extreme treatment

Cherworld – £1000 for a first?

As one Exeter alumnus pledges to donate in proportion to the number of students who get firsts, Anthony and Anna are joined by Exeter finalist Ella Kirsh to discuss the rights and wrongs of academic incentives


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off