Authors Posts by Elizabeth English

Elizabeth English


The Oxford Commute

The Dos and Don'ts of commuting into Oxford

"Au coin": The French Naughty Step

Elizabeth English recalls the naughty-step, food at the zoo and the three children that defined her time as an au-pair in France

“Summer’s lease hath all too short a date…”

Elizabeth English looks at what Oxonians have been getting up to in the first month of the Summer Vac


Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.

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.