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Why an Oxbridge cabinet needn't be 'elitist'

I feel a kind of duty as an undergraduate at Oxford University to defend the Oxbridge institution as a whole. Today, there have been lots of articles after the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission found that the UK is deeply elitist and that top jobs are more often that not held by Oxbridge graduates and those that attended private schools. 654 more words

Issue

When Will Labour Be Honest About Private Schools?

Another day, another “revelation” that Britain is a deeply elitist, socially segregated country thanks to the harmful influence of private schools and their irritating habit of setting their students up to succeed with a good education and useful network of influential contacts. 1,526 more words

Politics

IMF Lists 25 Brightest Young Economists

This article is a recommended read. Check it out!

via IMF Lists 25 Brightest Young Economists.

What immediately caught my attention was that there was only one person from Britain, and he lives in the US and is based at Stanford, California’s, IVY league university. 124 more words

Politics

Back to school

28th August 2014 – 4 days until school starts!

My first post on my dedicated school blog. Not much to write as of yet as I’m just busy finalising my plans and making sure I can get hold of all of the resources I might need for the next term. 145 more words

Infant

An Early Taste of College

Most students entering college have an idea of what their interests are while hoping they’ll actually enjoy their chosen course of study.  The Guided Research Apprenticeship Program at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy is enabling their science students to actually experience what most college students don’t get to do until their junior or senior year-get actual real-world experience. 249 more words

Education

On Becoming a Seahorse

We start the new school year with about eighty new students and five new members of the faculty and staff. Welcome to one and all! 627 more words