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    Cher-ity Corner: Target Schools Oxford

    “Target Schools is Oxford SU's home of student-led access work, with the overall aim of widening participation and improving access to higher education (specifically to Oxford) for students from under-represented backgrounds.”

    Universities cut History courses generating concern over elitism in the field

    Aston University in Birmingham and London South Bank University have announced plans to cut History courses. Aston University plans to close its entire History,...

    Hanging in the (im)balance: the state-private school disparity in Oxford

    "It is now time for private school students, committed to building a better future for all young people, to use their privilege and voice to pressure these institutions." Fionn McFadden investigates potential solutions to Oxford's state-private school disparity.

    New University access scheme to increase number of British Pakistani and...

    Dr Williams says, “We had planned for about 100 participants in the first instance but we have received 471 applications, 450 of which are from prospective undergraduate students."

    Students frustrated by Bodleian Libraries system

    Students returning to Oxford for Michaelmas have found the system put in place over the summer by the Bodleian Libraries increasingly impractical. With library...

    Video project highlights ethnic minority students’ Oxford experiences

    An Oxford undergraduate has launched a video project to raise awareness of the experiences of ethnic minority students at the University. Walk in my Shoes,...

    Oxford to use socioeconomic data for DPhil applicants in graduate access...

    Oxford will consider socioeconomic data in PhD applicants, as the University looks to improve access to postgraduate courses. Tutors across departments use contextual data...

    Investigation: Scottish Under-representation at Oxford

    In May 2020, Oxford celebrated as the proportion of state-educated students at the university hit 62.3%. In a triumphant foreword to the Annual Admissions...

    Oxford removes Graduate Application Fee

    The University of Oxford has voted to abolish its Graduate Application Fee. Graduate applicants were previously charged £75 to apply to Oxford, however the University’s...

    Opinion: Why I won’t volunteer for access events

    "When it comes time for college to recruit volunteers for open days, I find myself asking why, as a gay working-class man, would I recommend someone to study in a place which has made me feel so unwelcome."