Can Some People See Colours You Can’t?

Can Some People See Colours You Can’t?

Have you ever wondered if everyone else sees colour the same way as you do? Can some people see colours you can’t? We are able to experience colour because we have three different types of cone photoreceptors in the eyes, which are all sensitive to different...
Classic Books Everyone Should Read

Classic Books Everyone Should Read

There’s a lot of debate as to what makes certain books ‘classics’ – is it longevity, popularity, literary merit or all of the above? Are all the books we view as ‘classic’ deserving of that title? Should some lesser-known books be considered ‘classics’ instead? There...
Creative Writing Tips

Creative Writing Tips

Some people will tell you that creative writing can’t be taught and that there are no hard and fast rules for success, and to an extent this is true: you need a little bit of natural talent and a lot of luck to make it as a writer. However, that certainly doesn’t mean...
Archaeoptryx – The Bridge Between Dinosaurs and Birds

Archaeoptryx – The Bridge Between Dinosaurs and Birds

What happens when you go to the National History Museum as a Creative Writing student? You take the surrounding fossils and make them come alive on the page. Sometimes through poetry, sometimes through journalistic prose. This is a short piece by a talented alumnus,...
The Future of Technology – A Student Perspective

The Future of Technology – A Student Perspective

  Kiara Boboff attended the Oxford Scholastica Computer Science Academy in 2016. She is currently in her final year of High School in San Francisco, and aims to study Computer Science at university next year, before going on to revolutionise the tech world! A...
How do we prepare for jobs that don’t exist yet?

How do we prepare for jobs that don’t exist yet?

Look at a recruitment firm’s website today, in 2018, and you’ll see jobs advertised for a Social Media Manager, an App Developer, even Uber drivers: jobs which just ten years ago didn’t exist. The world of work is constantly changing, and in the last few decades this...