Articles and Blog Posts

The Oxford Student

2019

Raise Your Social Status And Boost Your Ego With These Eco Habits

If you’ve got the pounds to spare, invest in an eco alternative for one of your daily rituals. Not only will you have an air of moral superiority, zero waste products look chic and save you money.”

The Oxford Student

2019

Social Media, The Attention Economy, And You

On social media every mundane thing we do is breaking news and can be published at a moments notice. We are the journalists, biographers, paparazzi, and historians of our own lives. 

open cosmos

2019

Sub-systems for small satellites: so simple a teen can build them

We like to say that our goal is simplifying satellite technology and making it accessible, but is it so easy that even a teenager could build one? Thanks to a bold seventeen-year-old, we know that the answer is yes (mostly).

The Oxford Student

2019

All You Need Is Love (And A Blue, And A First)

As a university town, the population of eligible singles is transient. After graduation, students of all degree levels and nationalities tend to move on to bigger cities to get started on career minded pursuits. It’s like trying to speed date in a revolving door.”

The Oxford Student

2019

Review: An Evening At The Ivy Oxford Brasserie

My favourite twist of the night was the baked sweet potato with harissa coconut “yoghurt”, mint and coriander dressing I had as a side. I’m not a big fan of mint unless it’s in chocolate chip ice cream, but I will be trying to replicate this incredible dressing as a staple in my kitchen repertoire.

The Oxford Student

2019

Triple Threat Coconut Flour Pancakes

You may have noticed that coconut flour looks a bit like sawdust. This is great for your guts (hello fibre!) but not for baking. Let the batter sit for 5 minutes to soak up the liquid.

The Oxford Student

2019

My Quest For Effortless, Automated Nutrition: A Veg Box Delivery Review

I washed the farm-fresh dirt off my bundle of carrots, laying them out to dry where my housemates could admire my efforts to eat healthy. I felt rustic and down to Earth like a woman straight out of a Pinterest board. 

The Oxford Student

2019

A Gluten-Free Guide To Oxford

You’re looking for an atmospheric place to study or arranging an afternoon Tinder date, but you’re not sure if you’ll find something sweet to pair with your coffee. Here’s the inside scoop on where to go. 

The Oxford Student

2018

Shakespeare In Love And Skinny Jeans

“From my seat a few rows back from the stage I could see that juxtaposed with the 16th century clothing were pieces you’d see from H&M. Will climbed the balcony to whisper sweet nothings to Viola De Lesseps in the comfort of skinny jeggings.”

The Oxford Student

2018

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before: Netflix’s Latest Rom-Com Success

For viewers who can’t buy into unrealistic plot points and meaningless conflicts of many teen rom-coms, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is refreshing in its age-appropriate portrayal of high school crushes.

The Oxford Student

2018

Feeling Like A Star On The First Ever Direct London To Amsterdam Train Journey

Within the first few steps onto the platform we had cameras on us at all angles, photographers and videographers catching a glimpse of my 7am makeup-free face—and for what?

The Oxford Student

2018

A Night Of Shakespeare At The Bodleian

“Our unusually dry British summer came to an end during the first act, but the actors carried on without flinching, adapting their lines to make light of the pouring rain—a testament to the quality of performers you’ll find with Shakespeare’s Globe.”

The Oxford Student

2018

Headington Is The Hot New Travel Destination You’ve Never Heard Of

Upon a recent survey of undergraduates, I asked if anyone has considered a visit to Headington for a fun day out. “Where is that?” said one.