Oxford Calling

A blog about working full time and studying part time

Happy Christmas! My family got into Oxford spirit by buying me a few essentials for my studies. First up was a robe and ribbon that’ll form part of my sub fusc – the academic robes which i’ll be wearing to each of my term exams, formal dinners, and graduation. This batlike garment consists of a …

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Black Friday has been and gone, and while I usually regard it as a nauseating marketing ploy, this year it’s allowed me to grab a much needed new laptop in preparation for my studies. I did initially consider using my current office laptop for my coursework, as it would cut out the need to carry …

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The application for my university student ID card arrived today, taking me a step closer to full student status! The main benefit of this is that I’ll soon be eligible for student discounts (which is just as well since studying is so EXPENSIVE!).   A quick scan through some current discounts reveal that sadly there are …

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