Authors Posts by Tom Carter

Tom Carter


Oxford don: settlements not key issue in Israel’s West Bank

Dr Hirschhorn cites 'underlying ideological tensions' as most important factor in the Arab-Israeli conflict

Oxford team reaches final of WUDC

Oxford debaters enjoy success at the World University Debating Championships in Malaysia

Stand for your JCR committee: a call to arms

Tom Carter responds to the growing apathy for JCR politics

A golden opportunity for the Church of England

Tom Carter argues that by appointing a female Bishop of Oxford, the Church of England can send a strong message to those that see it as irrelevant in the modern world

Review: Welcome To The Parish Of Cummerbund-upon-Tweed

Tom Carter enjoys this immersive satire on the small-minded glory of parochial England

Interview: Peter Kellner

Tom Carter talks polling, ethics, Europe and elections with Peter Kellner, the President of YouGov

What it’s like being a JCR Treasurer

Tom Carter, Treasurer of Trinity JCR, talks about managing a JCR’s finances

Should the rest of the UK care about Scottish independence?

With polling stations open, Tom Carter argues that the rest of the UK should treat a possible Yes vote with great alarm, not casual indifference

The NUS and Alcohol: A Toxic Mix

Tom Carter argues that, with their new anti-binge drinking campaign, the NUS are as out of touch as ever

Academics should speak plain English

Tom Carter argues that if the humanities wish to stay relevant they need to get rid of complex jargon and concentrate on being accessible


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...

The ‘Brideshead Revisited’ reputation haunting Oxford

Is there any truth in the fictional portrayals of the University?

Oxford grad launches new access initiative

The new organisation aims to connect disadvantaged students with Oxbridge mentors

Which TV show has the best intro music?

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but what about a show by its intro?

Life After A-Levels: Keeping up Languages

Keeping up languages requires effort, but is very fulfilling