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Oxford’s community: life beyond the spires

Students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds are twice as likely to be low performers. Think about that for a moment. Sometimes at Oxford...

Access scheme launched to pair prospective applicants with Oxford students

Last week two Oxford students announced the launch of Oxbuddy, a new platform that aims to encourage sixth-formers from disadvantaged backgrounds to...

Working-class, Oxford educated

Getting used to uni is hard enough. But things get complicated when you feel like you don’t fit in Oxford may be...

Calls for Oxford University to scrap £75 postgraduate application fee

There have been calls for Oxford University to scrap the £75 application fee currently charged to students applying for postgraduate courses.

Mansfield principal calls for 90% state-educated intake

The principal of Mansfield College, Helen Mountfield QC, called for Oxford University to take up to 90% of its students from state...

Postgraduate access schemes to reach under-represented backgrounds

Oxford University has expanded its postgraduate access scheme to reach students from underrepresented backgrounds. This summer, more than...

Somerville College announces new postgraduate scholarship for refugees

Somerville College has announced that it is launching a new refugee scholarship. The scholarship will offer a fully...

The Place of Regional Theatre

The power of identity is arguably greater today than ever before. The stale, collective “British” identity is slowly being pervaded by the...

Universities need to close the access gap

The Office for Students have released a report on university admissions and access. The report, titled ‘Transforming opportunity in higher education’ comes...

St Anne’s and Christ Church launch Aim for Oxford scheme in...

St Anne’s launched its “new sustained outreach program” Aim for Oxford alongside Christ Church on Saturday. The scheme...