The University of Oxford is one of the world’s most prestigious institutions – attracting some of the most exceptional candidates to apply. For many, attending Oxford is something to strive for. However, not everyone who receives an offer from Oxford chooses to accept their place. The UCAS system works in a way that means students set a ‘firm’ and ‘insurance’ choice after receiving offers. In … Continue reading Students Who Rejected the University of Oxford: Where Did They End Up?
The University of Oxford have released information based around cyber-attacks, as part of a Freedom of Information request. The information released was interesting, including the revelation that during a fifteen month period, over 200 cyber-attacks were attempted on the University. This figure is relatively high, though given the technology-oriented world we live in, is of little surprise. It is important to note that all attacks … Continue reading Cyber-Attack Statistics Revealed for Oxford University
Have you ever wondered about how many students are caught cheating at Oxford University? Well, statistics revealed today shows that 53 incidents were logged last year where students were caught plagiarising. This number marks a huge rise, and gives prominence to the idea that cheating is becoming a considerable problem at institutions in the United Kingdom. The statistics revealed that there were 57 cases in … Continue reading Cheating and Plagiarism Statistics Revealed for Oxford University
The University of Oxford is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the notion that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. Some, they suggest, … Continue reading Oxford University is ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech, Study Says
A student at the University of Oxford has been disciplined following his controversial decision to attend a ‘dress as your degree’ party as Professor Stephen Hawking. The student dressed up for an event this past Saturday, which led to a furious reaction from other students at the college. The College Dean was notified of the incident, with this unfortunate case culminating in the student being … Continue reading Oxford Uni Student Disciplined over Controversial ‘Dress as your Degree’ Party Appearance
A review has revealed that the University of Oxford has placed in the top ten in Universities in the United Kingdom for the number of graduates being targeted by ‘top employers’. This comes as good news for students at Oxford, with the only disappointment being that we didn’t finish higher! Yet it is clear that top companies are clearly interested in the output of this … Continue reading Oxford Places 9th for Most Sought-After Graduates for Employers
Things were going so well for the University of Reading as they battled to the Final of the Festive Edition of University Challenge, performing well above expectation. Yet all hell appeared to break loose in the final, as our brave warriors went into meltdown mode, being destroyed by Keble College, University of Oxford. Reading lost 240-0. Even those who aren’t a fan of University Challenge … Continue reading The Best Twitter Reactions to Reading’s University Challenge Meltdown
Students at Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, have voted to rename an ‘offensive’ room name, following allegations of sexual misconduct against the professor the room was named after. This decision follows several high-profile cases, where questions have been raised regarding buildings being named after divisive figures. This case shows that student’s continue to have a voice in the running of University’s. Read on for … Continue reading Oxford Students Vote To Change ‘Offensive’ Room Name
While a 2:1 from the University of Oxford may appeal to many, for one man it simply won’t do, to the extent that he is set to sue the University for £1M in damages. Faiz Siddiqui graduated from the University in 2000, but blames a combination of reasons for the fact he ‘only’ achieved a 2:1, which subsequently cost him a lucrative legal career following … Continue reading Oxford Graduate Set To Sue University For £1M
Figures obtained by UniEel have shown that University of Oxford students spent hugely on library fines in the 2016-17 academic year. Students spent a colossal £167,689.78! This figure is the highest value witnessed in the United Kingdom for library fines. To put this figure into perspective, this equates to a spend of approximately £7.29 per student! Unsurprisingly, this also results in the highest spend per … Continue reading Oxford Uni Students Spent Over £150k On Library Fines Last Year!