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Maxim Parr-Reid

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Reflections of a soon-to-be finalist

Going into your final year at university can feel like a big change, but being a finalist doesn't mean you can't have any fun

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"

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OUCA Bullingdon ban reversed after motion branded ‘unconstitutional’

It comes less than a week after OUCA passed a motion claiming to move it "towards a more open, welcoming, and tolerant environment for all"

Entry requirements are an arbitrary measure

Oxford needs to look at more than just grades

Keble Warden ‘mightily sorry’ for undergrad accommodation cock-up

Failure to complete fire safety tests forced second and third year undergraduates to delay their arrival in Oxford

Gin and tonic’s history might leave you with a bitter taste

Colonialism, empire and disease: this tasty tipple has an interesting story

The Threepenny Opera Preview – ‘promises to be exhilarating’

This term's Playhouse show paints a heightened portrait of the inner-city's criminal underworld.