Authors Posts by Jack Prescott

Jack Prescott


Oxford University Amateur Boxing Club in brief

Jack Prescott looks at the history of boxing at Oxford and at some famous alumni

English Faculty amends course after student pressure

New Special Topic paper to be balloted amidst student concerns over new finals course

Exeter college receive donation from Goldman Sachs

Investment Bank donate £1.1m for hardship bursaries

Oxford students have no time for employment

A survey has shown student employment lower than national average during term time

Exeter students launch hall boycott

JCR votes to stop attending hall in protest against high living costs

NUS accused of left wing bias

OUCA President criticizes 'insular' and 'vitriolic' atmosphere at NUS conference

Student banned from college after flamethrower incident

Student receives one year ban from college for using a flamethrower in Arcade Fire costume

Animal Testing Campaigns Launched

The Anti-Vivisection Coalition calls for public funding to be stopped to some Oxford labs while the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics proposes an international strategy to deal with animal cruelty.

£15m art collection bequeathed to Oxford University

Michael Sullivan has left his collection of modern Chinese art estimated to be worth at least £15m to the university.

JCR VP apologises for "inappropriate" link in email

The outgoing Magdalen JCR VP sent out an email which contained a hyperlink to an image of self-harm in an attempt to highlight bullying in college


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!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...