Writing on the Filing Cabinets: A State School Student’s Response to Emma Duncan
"The implication that our [state school students'] presence is a threat to upholding the average IQ here is unbelievably condescending."
What’s in a name? The social inequality attached to where we go to school
"If you go to a school with a widely known ‘name’ then, whether you want it or not, people perceive it to be one of your characteristics."
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.
Investigation: Prelims Favour Private School Students
An investigation into the attainment of ex-state school students, which includes both state comprehensive and state grammar, and ex-independent school students at Oxford has...
DEBATE: Should private schools be taxed?
Jeremy Corbyn recently called for private schools to lose their charitable status, and therefore become taxed. Is this the right thing to do?
Over two thirds of Classics students privately educated for last five years
Fewer than 25% of Oxford classicists attended UK state schools.
‘What it means to be a cornerstone’: life at an all girls’ school
What does it mean to be a polished cornerstone, and can we make sure it's not something sexist?
Time to emulate Eton?
Abolish: Education secretary Damien Hinds has said he wishes to call time on the phrase ‘public school confidence’, mainly by introducing a programme of ‘five...
First contested Union election in 5 terms
But 70% of candidates are men and 60% are privately educated
How Oxford culture is dominated by the most privileged
The issue is not a simple matter of discrimination but long term deficiencies in cultural upbringing in less privileged students
Public schoolboys dominate Union election
21 of the 30 officers running in Friday’s elections attended fee-paying schools, Cherwell analysis has found.
Revealed: how a private school elite still dominates Oxford’s student life
Most JCR presidents and Oxford Union officials attended fee paying schools, Cherwell investigation finds
Oxford’s ethnic minority graduates have higher starting salaries, new study finds
Research finds that ethnic-minority Oxford graduates earn more than their white classmates and that social background doesn't impact Oxford graduate career prospects
Does Oxford create a class of its own?
Eimer McAuley discusses class at Oxford and debunks the myth that we are all the same when we graduate