Select an article to read.

07 April 2016, 11:37am

The Oddities, Eccentricities and Strange Habits of British Prime Ministers

Whichever way you look at it, Britain is a successful country. You might also enjoy…...Read more

04 April 2016, 10:47am

How to Study if You Only Have an Hour, a Day, a Week or a Month

To state the obvious: not all study tips are relevant in all situations. You might also en...
31 March 2016, 12:00pm

10 Quintessentially English Books Everyone Should Read

Different people have very different ideas of Englishness. You might also enjoy… 12 ...
28 March 2016, 10:30am

Black and White and Read All Over: A Guide to British Newspapers

It’s all change in the world of British newspapers. You might also enjoy… The Ulti...
24 March 2016, 1:52pm

Fascinating Interdisciplinary Degrees and Why You Should Choose One

The idea of dividing education into different subjects is a surprisingly recent one. You m...
21 March 2016, 12:23pm

9 Plants and Animals to Look Out For in Oxfordshire

Britain isn’t known for exciting plant and animal life. You might also enjoy… 7 A ...
17 March 2016, 9:50am

A Guide to the EU Referendum for International Students

 On June 23rd, the UK will be voting – for the first time since 1975 – on whe...
14 March 2016, 10:50am

6 Good English-Language Habits to Pick Up Early

Learning English can be tricky, and it doesn’t help that a lot of the advice you’re gi...
10 March 2016, 12:00pm

4 Different Ways of Studying Languages (And How to Work Out What Suits You)

We all approach learning languages in different ways. You might also enjoy… 19 Basic...
07 March 2016, 9:28am

How to Write Clear English: Jargon, Short Sentences and More

Most guides to writing well will give you the advice to write clearly and avoid jargon. Yo...
03 March 2016, 9:02am

50 Ways to Know You’ve Fallen in Love with Oxford

Oxford captures the minds and hearts of so many people, whether they are born there, study...
29 February 2016, 11:29am

The Oxford Comma: Essential or Inconsequential?

“There are people who embrace the Oxford comma, and people who don’t, and I’...