Authors Posts by Julia Alsop

Julia Alsop


Are Waitrose taking the piss(ata)?

What are you stocking up on for your kitchen essentials at university? There are some classics staples in every student kitchen – pesto and...

Oxbridge going private would say goodbye to diversity

Copying the American university structure will take improving access off the agenda and polarise students

Pink food: style over substance?

Not all food trends can be looked at through rose-tinted glasses

The Taste of Success

Julia Alsop speaks to MasterChef finalist and Oxford PhD student, Nawamin Pinpathomrat

Staff-student relationships are a question of consent

It is naïve to accept inappropriate relationships

How to: Get a date

Danger! These golden rules will make any person fall for you instantly!

All the class without the cash

You can still have dinner parties on a student budget

Letter to: my neighbour

Julia Alsop airs her domestic grievances

Let’s Talk About: Casual sex

Ditch the stigma and do what you want,

Restaurant Review: Shoryu

Shoryu offers the authenticity that most Japanese chains lack


It’s one small step for Damien Chazelle: ‘First Man’ review

The director of 'Whiplash' and 'La La Land' bring his best to this much-anticipated Neil Armstrong biopic

Oxford grad sets up eating disorder peer support group

The initiative, Supporting Male Athletes with Eating Disorders (SMAED), aims to break down the barriers of `toxic masculinity` by providing a network of support for athletes with eating disorders.

The infamous melodramatics of Kanye West: Ye or nay?

Kanye has had a career riddled with dramatic events – what has this done to his legacy?

22 July: Netflix dramatises Norway’s darkest day

With 22 July, Paul Greengrass has answered the question of how to convert tragedy into film. In handling the harrowing 2011 Norway attacks that...

Uni bids to trademark ‘Oxford’ on 126 products

If successful, the University have the sole right to use the city's name on any product