The MP’s View

Andrew Smith, MP for Oxford East, discusses why student voices can make a difference

5 Minute Tute: Darfur

Richad Cockett sheds some light on the complex issue of Darfur

In defence of OUCA chauvinism

Why OUCA's controversial poster isn't that bad - from a non-Tory

Scholars’ gowns should inspire, not intimidate

We shouldn't feel snubbed, nor that we don't deserve our places at Oxford

5 Minute Tute: Sub-Saharan Africa

Professor Paul Collier analyses the challenges facing the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa

We must follow California’s lead on sexual violence

An anonymous contributor and survivor of sexual violence urges the UK to follow California in introducing a new 'Yes is Yes' law with regard to consent

Cutting time at university won’t cut inequality

Proposed plans to shrink university courses to two years ignores the true value of higher education, writes Lydia Higman

We desperately need an open dialogue on acne

Evie Ioannidi discusses the need for us to take acne more seriously

The OUSU View: Tom Rutland, OUSU President

'Whether colleges are affiliated or not, OUSU is all of us'

Stormclouds on the horizon? South Sudan at six months

Luke Samuel discusses the vicissitudes of South Sudan's first six months of existence, and what the future holds for the fledgling nation


Hard to Be-Leave – Brexit: The Uncivil War

If you're looking for a grown up perspective on Brexit, Channel 4's political docudrama leaves much to be desired
two hands holding a load of shopping bags

Binge shopping – a no brainer?

Exploring the science behind the 'treat yourself' mentality

The psychology of an evil stepmother

Is this classic archetype a thing of the past?
A drawing which shows envy as a naked hag angrily soaring through the sky, by William Hamilton

The anxiety of envy

"Big names dominate the industry, and yet their fiction feels incredibly same-y."

Word on the Street

Student style in its laidback, everyday glory