‘Budgie smugglers’ added to the Oxford English Dictionary

...along with a host of other slang terms that have already fallen out of common parlance.

"Whoever wins, you’re the ultimate losers!"

Brasenose College holds mock Leaders Debate

Posh names dominate Oxbridge

Oxbridge students disproportionately have Norman conquest surnames

Twitter mentions predict Obama win

Oxford University researchers calculate twitter mentions of Obama and Romney in the US, finding 22,000 more for Obama.

Lax girls smash Cardiff

The second quarter, however, saw the Blues settling down in attack and creating some good scoring opportunities, and at half-time they led 6-1. With...

So what are the rules then?

In light of the C+ investigation into fines around Oxford, we had a close look at some of the rules which govern the daily lives of students

Oxford tuition fees set to soar above £7000

The price of an Oxford education could double with fees predicted to rise above £7000 by 2013.

Worcester rain on Lincoln’s parade

  After a day of torrential downpours it was, somewhat miraculously, glorious sunshine that greeted Lincoln and Worcester for this opening premier clash. Unfortunately...

Public donate to Ashmolean purchase

The Ashmolean Museum this week confirmed they have completed the purchase of a painting by renowned Romantic artist Samuel Palmer for close to a...

Live Music Review: Seth Lakeman

by James Stafford Any mention of ‘folk and traditional music’ that’s casually tossed out in conversation invariably results in a few raised eyebrows. The...


Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds

Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

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...