Country Diary: Shotover

'Places are not the same by night. They are transformed. Shapes and forms take on different sizes, colours and shades. Perspective becomes blurred, sounds sharper'

Cocktail of the week: red snapper

Julia Alsop shares a refreshing vegan cocktail

Lifestyle Interview: the Hairy Bikers

The celebrity chef duo talk to Claire Castles about friendship, fresh food and feeding the elderly

Teetotalism on a Thursday night

Markus Beeken muses on Bridge and Mr Brightside, without the repercussive hangover

The Closest Thing to Magic

Grace Goddard chats pop and politics with radio DJ and TV presenter Lauren Laverne

Interview: tasting heaven with chocolatier Brandt Maybury

Phoebe Hunt talks to Brandt Maybury, Taste Specialist at Green & Blacks about fair-trade, decadence, and what exactly goes into making the perfect bar of chocolate. PLUS: Exclusive easy recipe for Green & Blacks Organic Sea Water Truffles

Love Oxland: “I’d say her spirit animal is a lemon beer.”

Becky Todd and James Coates hit it off on a quiet Monday night despite James' poor time management

Freddy the Fresher: Part Four

Freddy finally plucks up the courage to ask out Bernadette: but will it all go to plan?

The Bridget Jones of Oxford: The Elusive Zen

Oxford's own Bridget Jones reflects on the sweat, blood and tears that is Bikram Yoga

Life Divided: Carnations

Jamie Onslow and Nicola Dwornik discuss the finer points of an exam tradition


Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.