Authors Posts by Anthony Collins

Anthony Collins


Cherworld – a pointless ASsessment?

As the government and Oxford University come to blows over the scrapping of AS Levels, Anthony and Anna debate the merits and drawbacks of sitting exams at 17

Cherworld – Mr President

Anthony and Anna discuss a Cherwell investigation which shows that men still constitute two-thirds of JCR Presidents in Oxford: is subconscious sexism to blame?

Cherworld – the Oxbridge dilemma

For the first episode of term, Anthony and Anna examine the age-old rule preventing applicants from applying to both Oxford and Cambridge — a rule which may apparently breach competition law

Cherworld – Intern of our discontent

Anthony and Anna meet specially over the vacation to bring you this one-off episode. As many Oxford students are finishing their internships, they discuss the rights and wrongs of unpaid internships, as well as the controversial 'internship auction' held at Abingdon School earlier in the summer

Cherworld – A Question of Faith

In the last edition of Cherworld for Trinity Term, Anthony and Anna examine the opposition to contraception expressed by certain members of St Anne's JCR. Should religious views allow people to opt out of paying? What place does religion hold in modern-day Oxford?

Cherworld – Be my guest

As Trinity College apologises for hosting controversial group Christian Concern, Anthony, Sophie and Anna discuss the perils and pitfalls of colleges hosting conferences

Cherworld – The Finals Frontier

Anthony and Anna are joined by long-time Cherworld star Sophie Jamieson, to discuss a disastrous blunder made by this year's PPE examiners

Cherworld – College Politics

Anthony and Anna are joined by guest presenter and proud Wadhamite William Pimlott, to discuss the role of politics in college life

Cherworld – the gender agenda

Last week, OUSU’s delegates to the NUS voted in favour of gender-balancing quotas, defying an earlier OUSU straw poll. Anthony and Anna are joined by guest presenter Tom Beardsworth to discuss this thorny issue

Cherworld: OUCA-holics anonymous

Anthony and Anna clash over the Oxford University Conservative Association's traditional weekly event, 'Port and Policy'


Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

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

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

App launched to help new students navigate Oxford

The app features the presidents of Oxford SU, the African and Caribbean Society (ACS) and the Dramatic Society, as well as the Bodleian librarian

Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds

Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!