As the old saying goes – If it walks like a duck and sounds like a duck, it’s probably institutional race bias. How Oxbridge aren’t helping themselves.

The last few weeks has seen the by now annual upswell in righteous frustration at the seemingly ingrained racial prejudice that haunts the dreaming spires of our elite universities. Oxford and Cambridge are under the cosh again for having a somewhat less favourable racial profile than other universities, indeed some colleges at Cambridge admitted either … Continue reading As the old saying goes – If it walks like a duck and sounds like a duck, it’s probably institutional race bias. How Oxbridge aren’t helping themselves.

The Oxbridge interviews loom, how can you best prepare? 8 Top tips.

It is fast approaching 'that time of year' - not Christmas although yes, Christmas of course - gone is the humdrum spookiness of Halloween only to be replaced instantaneously by a cornucopia of tinsel festooned supermarkets, each gaudier than the last and insisting on a live countdown until the damp squib of the day itself. … Continue reading The Oxbridge interviews loom, how can you best prepare? 8 Top tips.

‘First among equals’ is just a nice idea and a lousy Jeffrey Archer novel as elitism accusations claim more scalps.

As Oxbridge backs into a corner, flitting between meek surrender and cowering under the weight of its own impossibly storied edifice, feebly swatting away the claims of parochial southern elitism another report comes out today about the Clarendon Schools and their propulsion of their pupils to the power elite. Whilst it may well be common … Continue reading ‘First among equals’ is just a nice idea and a lousy Jeffrey Archer novel as elitism accusations claim more scalps.