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


Former ACS president wins social mobility award

The current Havard student was a former ACS president

Rhodes Trust announces largest and most diverse cohort

The 2019 class includes two Global Scholars
a sign saying 'no surrender' hung over rubble on Shankill Road

Milkman by Anna Burns: a pertinent portrait of life during the Troubles

An exploration of Anna Burns' The Milkman and its chilling relationship to the violence of the Troubles.

Research by Oxford University reveals scale of Russian intervention in US election

Research by Oxford University’s Computational Propaganda Project and network analysis firm Graphika provides an in-depth analysis into Russia’s disinformation campaign around the 2016 US election.

Students face “hit” following ONS student loan reclassification

The reclassification will see £12bn added to the UK annual deficit