Oxford University

Friday, January 18, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

Brampton Manor: State school where 41 pupils offered Oxbridge places

Brampton Manor: State school where 41 pupils offered Oxbridge places

Brampton Manor: State school where 41 pupils offered Oxbridge places

A state school in east London has had 41 students offered places at Oxford or Cambridge University.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Oxford University ends women-only fellowship after ruling it breaches equality law

Oxford University ends women-only fellowship after ruling it breaches equality law

Oxford Uni ends women-only fellowship after ruling it breaches equality law

Oxford University has ended its women-only fellowship after administrators ruled it as breaching equality law.  

Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

‘Depressing but no surprise’ that Oxbridge ‘over recruits’ from eight schools, says Director at education thinktank

‘Depressing but no surprise’ that Oxbridge ‘over recruits’ from eight schools, says director at education thinktank

'No surprise' Oxbridge ‘over recruits’ from eight schools, says education expert

An education expert has said reports that Oxford and Cambridge "over recruited" from eight top schools are “depressing but no surprise”.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">If state school teachers want to maximise the chances of their students getting into Oxford (BME or white), they should encourage them to apply for the subjects with the highest acceptance rates: MFL and Classics. More data here <a href="https://t.co/SadUtsajkL">https://t.co/SadUtsajkL</a></p>&mdash; Toby Young (@toadmeister) <a href="https://twitter.com/toadmeister/status/999256541156044800?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 23, 2018</a></blockq

I'm a mixed-race British Cambridge grad, and I think Toby Young has a point

I'm a mixed-race British Cambridge grad, and I think Toby Young has a point

Toby Young claimed the lack of black students at Oxford University was down to a lack of support from schools. Bilal Harry Khan, a black Cambridge graduate, argues that he isn't completely wrong

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Oxford: 'Black students apply for subjects with lower acceptance rates,' says Toby Young

Oxford: 'Black students apply for subjects with lower acceptance rates,' says Toby Young

Oxford: 'Black students apply for subjects with lower acceptance rates'

The latest annual admissions statistics report by the university showed just 11% of UK undergraduates came from disadvantaged areas.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Some EU nationals could inadvertently become illegal UK residents following Brexit

Thousands of EU citizens 'at risk of losing legal status after Brexit'

Thousands of EU citizens 'at risk of losing legal status after Brexit'

People often don't apply for things in their interests, says Oxford University’s Migration Observatory

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

High Court rules against graduate suing Oxford University over 2:1 degree result

Faiz Siddiqui: Man who sued Oxford University after 'only' getting 2:1 loses High Court battle

Man who sued Oxford University after 'only' getting 2:1 loses High Court battle

Faiz Siddiqui suggested the reason he was awarded a 2:1 was because of 'inadequate teaching'

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Elitism: 'MP David Lammy is part of the problem as he perpetuates the Oxbridge stereotype'

'David Lammy is perpetuating Oxbridge elitism - he discourages minority people from applying'

'MP David Lammy perpetuates the Oxbridge stereotype'

The Spectator's Toby Young has criticised MP David Lammy for 'implying' that Oxford and Cambridge are guilty of racial bias

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

All outcomes of Brexit are 'potentially catastrophic' for NHS, says researchers' report

All outcomes of Brexit 'potentially catastrophic' for NHS, says new report

All outcomes of Brexit 'potentially catastrophic' for NHS, says new report

A group of researchers from a variety of instructions like Oxford University have analysed the impacts on the NHS of all possible outcomes of the negotiations

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

'Lavinia Woodward case sets precedent, it says you'll be treated differently if you're of the elite', says Professor Green

'Lavinia Woodward case sets precedent, it says you'll be treated differently if you're in the elite', says Professor Green

'Lavinia Woodward case sets precedent for the elite', says Professor Green

The rapper spoke to James Whale and Ash about the case of the young Oxford student spared jail after attacking her boyfriend in a drug-induced rage

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

British man reportedly killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

British man reportedly killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

British man reportedly killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

The Foreign Office has said they are assisting the family of Paul McClean

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech in order to gain support', says professor

'We must find out whether politicians are using hate speech to gain support for Brexit', says professor

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech'

West Midlands Police have said they are treating a speech made by Amber Rudd last year at the Conservative Party conference as a “hate incident,” after a complaint was made by Professor Joshua Silver