Authors Posts by Joe Iles

Joe Iles


Boycott Israeli Macbooks?

A picture of a note put on top of a Macbook at Wadham has gone viral, receiving over 3000 likes and appearing on several Israeli website

Rutland and JCRs pass defiant motion

OUSU council and college JCRs pass motion condemning further fee rises.

Oxford academics deliberate strike action

Possibility of industrial action as UCU calls on Oxford academics to strike.

Bodleian gets a new chair

A competition to design a new chair for the Bodleian has ended, producing just the third new chair in the library's history.

"Boys better at exams" claims Oxford Admissions boss

Mark Nicholson, head of Oxford Admissions, has said that male students outperform their female counterparts in exams because they take more risks.

Eric Pickles’ American Adventure

Oxford student takes cardboard cut-out of Conservative politician with him on his trip through the US

New takes Norrington top spot

New College is revealed to have achieved the best results at finals last year as the preliminary Norrington Table is published.

Private school pupils edge state school counterparts

Private school pupils are revealed to be 9% more likely to get a place at Oxford than state school pupils with the same results.

Student anger unabated

Two years after fees protest in 2010, Oxford students travel to London to protest once more

Exeter hosts ‘Don’t Worry Be Happy Day’

Exeter starts morale-boosting event to banish Fifth Week Blues.


Oxford bans donations from Chinese tech giant

Oxford suspended Huawei donations shortly after China was criticised as 'autocratic' by Chancellor Patten

Hard to Be-Leave – Brexit: The Uncivil War

If you're looking for a grown up perspective on Brexit, Channel 4's political docudrama leaves much to be desired
two hands holding a load of shopping bags

Binge shopping – a no brainer?

Exploring the science behind the 'treat yourself' mentality

The psychology of an evil stepmother

Is this classic archetype a thing of the past?
A drawing which shows envy as a naked hag angrily soaring through the sky, by William Hamilton

The anxiety of envy

"Big names dominate the industry, and yet their fiction feels incredibly same-y."