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.


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.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off