Elly Nowell

Why Oxbridge Really Is for Everyone

Tom Beardsworth | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Beardsworth

The collegiate system makes Oxford and Cambridge two of the warmest and most supportive student environments anywhere. It's difficult to eke out a reclusive existence - even if you want one - with social, academic, catering and living spaces all integrated into the same place.

Elly Nowell's Oxford Rejection Letter and Dissed Dons

Andy Hayes | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Andy Hayes

Is it chutzpah - simple youthful exuberance, or misguided arrogance? It's certainly entertaining. A 19 year-old girl, predicted to get an A* in each of her three A Levels, has written to Magdalen College, Oxford, to tell them that, after attending an interview, she would rather study law somewhere else.

Joking About Oxbridge May Give Short Relief, But Idea Needs Stamping Out - Not Applauding

Simon Bajkowski | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Simon Bajkowski

Yesterday, a presumably slow day at the BBC saw an article published on their website about somebody rejected from Oxford 'getting back' at the university.

Student Sends Rejection Letter To Oxford

Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A student has sent her own "rejection letter" to Oxford University stating it did "not quite meet the standards" of other institutions she was conside...