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Over a third of UK Government COP26 advisors associated with Oxbridge

"The UK Government was advised by the 'Friends of COP' during the last global climate summit. Over a third of the ‘friends of COP' were associated with either Oxford or Cambridge, and over a quarter four attended Russell Group Universities for their studies."

Oxford’s JCRs and MCRs to be exempt from higher education freedom of speech bill

"The bill states that higher education providers and their student unions must 'secure freedom of speech'".

EXCLUSIVE: Oxbridge societies launch joint fundraiser for COVID-19 relief in India after raising initial £10,000 in under 72 hours

The Oxford India Society, Oxford Hindu Society, and Oxford South Asian Society’s fundraiser has reached its target of £10,000 less than 72 hours after...

Meet one of the students speaking out against sexual violence in private schools

CW: Sexual violence and harassment  I’m supposed to be talking to Ava Vakil at 3pm. It’s currently 2:58 and I’m in my pyjamas. I drop...

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 apply to...

“Better for Oxbridge students”: Oxbridge only grad employment scheme launches

A start-up careers service claims to fast-track applications from Oxbridge students to internships in FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies. Dreaming Spires, founded by a...

Oxford ranked third after St Andrews, in Guardian league table

Oxford's lower ranking is a result of its poor performance in affordability and graduate outcomes, where it ranked 24th nationwide.

Cambridge appoints first black leader of an Oxbridge college

Sonita Alleyne will take over as master of Jesus College Cambridge in October.

“Black students don’t apply to Oxbridge because of a deficit of hairdressers”

It's time to debunk popular myths about race and Oxbridge.

Improving access is not enough

Our higher education system needs to be radically overhauled to create a fairer, more equal society.

Who can afford such an indulgence: Cheap shots at expensive degrees

Last week, The Economist took it upon itself to settle once and for all the debate around which of your mates ‘does a real degree’, which...

Banishing elitist traditions, de-mystifying applications, and peer support

Three students weigh in on how to tackle Oxbridge's access problem

Oxbridge degrees less advantageous for women than men, study finds

The study suggests women are more likely to be judged based on their personality than men

Oxford grad launches new access initiative

The new organisation aims to connect disadvantaged students with Oxbridge mentors

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