Authors Posts by Luke Alexander

Luke Alexander


Richest Student

Gunn-Britt Marklund was checking her bank balance over the internet to see whether her loan had come through, when she discovered a clerical error...

Pub: The Grapes, George Street

Most of the really great pubs in Oxford are something of a hike from the centre of town, but The Grapes is a gem...

Food Ma Belle

Entertaining one’s grandparents is always tricky. So much must be borne in mind: will the place serve sherry at Granny’s preferred lukewarm temperature? Can...


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...