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.


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.