• Oxford and the media

    The Name Game

    The Name Game

    Barring school friends, contacts from Oxford can be some of the oldest in one’s life. At the time, it sometimes seems that those students who are pursuing a career in politics are the most assiduous at building up what is now called a “network”.
  • Editor's blog

    Ubyk, I Byk, We All Byk

    Ubyk, I Byk, We All Byk

    Although there’s a lot of political noise around cycling at the moment, with an all-parliamentary cycling group report recently published called ‘Get Britain Cycling’, the fact is that Britain is not yet a cycling country.
  • Oxonian in Cambridge

    School’s Out

    School’s Out

    The best exams are the last exams. Obviously. That goes for invigilation, too. Hitherto, there's the loneliness of the long paper paper-provider and pariah-like exhortations to leave quietly so as not to disturb those still sweating.