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    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."
    Obama greets the cast of Hamilton

    When Will We Be “Satisfied”? – Hamilton And Its Discontents

    Four years after the now familiar opening thumps of Hamilton were first heard, the White House has met the Mouse-House; Disney+ allows subscribers to...

    Oxford may accept students from disadvantaged backgrounds who miss A-level grades

    “If the results show young people experiencing disadvantage were unfairly affected by the mechanism used to issue A Level grades, Oxford will do everything possible to help these students"
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    Inaccessible: Why Oxford’s latest state-school statistics shouldn’t be celebrated

    "These improvements are more about chipping away at a weight on an imbalanced scale rather than levelling it."

    Belonging and Burdens at Oxford: Confessions of a BAME Oxonian

    ‘I’m never going to feel like I belong here!’ It was almost a year ago when those words flew out of my mouth. I...