Authors Posts by Anthony Collins

Anthony Collins


Cherworld – Sharks and balls

Anthony and Anna plunge into the murky, shark-infested depths of animal rights protests

Cherworld – Margaret Thatcher and Oxford

Anthony is joined by new presenter Anna Leszkiewicz to discuss Oxford's famous snub to the Iron Lady

Cherworld: the gender gap

Recently released figures reveal that men still outperform women in finals. Sophie and Anthony ask why this discrepancy exists.

Cherworld – Examining the evidence

Sophie and Anthony discuss the dilution of Classics Mods, formerly known as the hardest exams in the world, and debate whether the exam is still the best means of testing intelligence

Cherworld: accommodating our needs

Sophie and Anthony are joined by guest presenter Anna Leszkiewicz to examine the spate of housing controversies which have sprung up at Oxford colleges

Cherworld: doing your research

Anthony and Sophie discuss the thorny issue of academic research: should it be accessible to all?

Cherworld: Observing the Formalities

Sophie and Anthony examine the curious Oxford tradition of Formal Hall

Cherworld: Oxford’s first world problem

This week, Sophie and Anthony are joined by guest presenter Tom Beardsworth. Does the increase in first class degrees dilute Oxford's prestige?

Cherworld: suing St Hugh’s

Sophie and Anthony discuss the case of Damien Shannon, the postgraduate applicant suing St Hugh's College

Cherworld: the admissions question

In the first episode of Hilary 2013, Sophie and Anthony put the Oxford interview under the microscope


Mojo Preview – ‘gloriously worded script but male dominated’

Cesca Echlin finds this rendition of Jez Butterworth's play hits comic targets, but also reflects on its male-dominated narrative.

Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women

The Band Review – ‘heartwarming and nostalgic fun’

The new Take That inspired musical a great testament to the great British boyband.