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Rescuers Searching For Residents After Huge Explosion At Oxford Block Of Flats

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK

Rescuers are still trying to find several people who remain unaccounted for following an explosion at a block of flats in Oxford. At least two people ...

A Staggering Number Of UK Universities Are Censoring The Free Speech Of Students

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A staggering 94% of UK universities censor their students, a study into free speech on campus has claimed. In its third annual report, online magazin...

Tommy Robinson Talk On Free Speech Cancelled As Hundreds Of Students Plan Protest

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A talk by controversial English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson about free speech at UK universities has been cancelled after hundreds of studen...

Oxford Uni In Race Row After Students Sent Security Alert About Black Grad On Campus

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

An Oxford University college has been accused of racism after it sent an email warning students to be “vigilant” after an unknown black man was se...

Stop Defending God's Gender - They Don't Need One

Ellie Backhouse | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK
Ellie Backhouse

The latest efforts of some sections of the media to brand Oxford University a haven of over-zealous liberalism has forced Wycliffe Hall - a theologica...

'Hypocrite' Rhodes Must Fall Campaigner Accepts £40,000 Rhodes Scholarship At Oxford

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

An activist involved in the Rhodes Must Fall campaign has been slammed as a hypocrite after accepting a £40,000 Rhodes scholarship at Oxford Universi...

Giggly University Challenge Team Were Ultimate Squad Goals

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Despite the old wisdom that there is no “I” in team, it’s often individual contestants that cement themselves as fan favourites on University Ch...

Oxford University College Denies Claims It Told Students To Stop Referring To God As 'He'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

An Oxford University theological college has denied claims it asks students to refer to God using gender neutral pronouns in an attempt to tackle gend...

Eric Monkman Takes On Joey Goldman In Ultimate University Challenge Showdown

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

It was a battle of the super brains on University Challenge last night when everyone’s favourite Roy Cropper lookalike Eric Monkman took on the quiz...

A Girl Turned Her Oxford Uni Rejection Letter Into An Incredible Viral Artwork

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Anyone who has applied to the UK’s top universities knows how gruelling the process can be - and how crushing it is if you are turned down. But whe...

Major Incident Declared After Coach Overturns On M40

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK

Seventeen people have been injured after a coach overturned in heavy fog on the M40 slip road near Thame. The Oxford Bus Company vehicle came off the ...

Missing Student Posts Message To Facebook Account, But Investigation Continues

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 27.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A missing student who failed to turn up to her family’s home on Christmas Eve appears to have posted messages on Facebook, police have said. Isabel ...

Countdown The 8 Most Memorable University Challenge Contestants Of 2016

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Although 2016 has been a bit of a shocker, it has also provided us with some University Challenge gold. From bonkers team captains to those prepared t...

All Female University Challenge Team Were Ultimate Squad Goals On Christmas Special

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education

University Challenge is not known for being at all representative when it comes to the gender of its contestants. But last night, during a festive ed...

Annual Xmas Single By Oxford’s All-Male A Cappella Group Is Definitely Worth Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Stop everything - Christmas is officially here. Out of the Blue, Oxford’s all-male a cappella group, has released its annual charity Christmas sing...

How Prepared Can You Be For An Oxbridge Interview?

Alex Dyer | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Dyer

In the upcoming weeks, the ancient, picture postcard cities of Oxford and Cambridge will become filled with the next generation of Oxbridge applicants...

Nobody Can Get Over How Ridiculous Last Night's University Challenge Was

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Monday’s edition of University Challenge had viewers glued to their screens with a particularly interesting set of contestants and a few major gaffe...

How to Get Into Oxford as an International Student

Marcus Ereira | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Marcus Ereira

Coming down from your country to the UK you are not going to settle for anything les than Oxbridge. However, the Oxbridge application process is sligh...

Students Are Sharing The Most Outrageous Library Book Graffiti

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Oxford University students have documented funny, bizarre and outrageous graffiti scrawled on their priceless library books. Pictures posted to Facebo...

Oxford Historian Stabbed To Death 'Vicious' Attack In His Own Home

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 09.04.2016 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after historian Adrian Greenwood was found stabbed to death following a "vicious and sustained attack". Polic...

Why David Cameron and Boris Are Probably Secret Taylor Swift Fans

Lydia Suffield | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Lydia Suffield

The fracturing of a clique. Any teenager knows what that means. Sitting alone at the lunch table. A few exclamation-marks littered tweets. Taylor Swift writes about it beautifully in Bad Blood, which should practically be mandatory listening for any teenager dealing with a broken friendship group.

Embarrassment For Cameron As Aunt Poised To March Against Tory Cuts

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK

David Cameron is facing scorn from yet another of his close family members, as it was revealed the Prime Minister's aunt will today be joining hundred...

This Homeless Woman And Her Dog Saved Store Thousands By Bravely Tackling A Burglar

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 13.02.2016 | UK

A homeless woman and her dog who bravely tackled a shop burglar have been hailed as "amazing" for securing the return of thousands of pounds worth of ...

Men's Day in Romania: Something to Celebrate?

Jo Simmons | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Politics
Jo Simmons

via Flickr It is a truth universally acknowledged that in any online discussion of women's rights, someone will indignantly argue that there's too m...

Cameron In Second Awkward Bust-Up With His Own Council Over Cuts

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK

David Cameron has urged the Tory county council in his own constituency to re-think its plan to cut services, seemingly undeterred by the stinging rip...