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Maxim Parr-Reid

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Oxford should not bear all the blame for its access problem

It was recently revealed that only 2.8% of Oxford’s intake for 2018 will come from areas defined as the most difficult to engage in higher education

How to: ace the vac

It's less about revision and more about cultivating a refined online presence

The college system defines the Oxford experience – it must remain...

Maxim Parr-Reid argues that a college was his first and only way to make sense of Oxford

University Challenge – the insider’s story

Maxim Parr-Reid shines light on his experiences on this year's University Challenge

We can scrutinise without abusing

It’s important to reject personal attacks on politicians, but holding these same politicians to account is important for our democracy

Misleading media coverage of Oxford must stop

Maxim Parr-Reid considers the impact sensationalist articles have on access at the University

Labour is dominating social media ahead of election, Oxford researchers find

39.7 per cent of party-specific tweets have been directed at Labour

St Hugh’s JCR votes for “the alpacas this college deserves”

The motion stated that “alpacas are fluffy and cute and adorable and basically represent everything good in this world”

C+: Who has been protested at the Oxford Union, and why?

C+ looks back at recent speakers who have been met by student demonstrations and demands to "no-platform"

In conversation with Jacob Williams, of ‘Open Oxford’ and ‘No Offence’

Maxim Parr-Reid interviews the founder of one of Oxford's most notorious student publications

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Oxford’s controversial donors revealed

Oxford's donors include a firm accused of climate change denial, and a bank fined £235million by a US regulator

The hidden costs of trashing revealed

Trashing is officially banned in the University's regulations, but that doesn't stop them from paying out £25,000 in security and cleaning costs

There is still power in a union – but it erodes with our apathy

In a society increasingly driven towards division, the UCU pensions dispute highlights the challenges facing worker solidarity

Exclusive: Oxford Union release Trinity term card

Speakers include Lindsay Lohan, Jordan Peterson, and Peyton Manning

Government announces student loan interest rate rises

Students in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland will face interest rates on their loans of up to 6.3%