I want to post about last weekend’s adventures, even though the next weekend is round the corner. I have been meaning to write a post for a while. 610 more words
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In 1960 Oxford abolished its Latin entrance exam. In its place it introduced matriculation.
Black ribbons and white bow ties, the below-knee postgraduate gown over starched white cotton; the streets of central Oxford now monochrome with its newest class. 86 more words
The college organises a new comer’s dinner for all new students. This is where we meet our college advisor, wear our gowns for the first time and have a fancy meal (which is free). 325 more words
Let me be the first to say that I’m no classics scholar. So I may have looked more than a little bemused when Sarah mentioned adding the “Sub Fusc” to our online shop – the proper name, it transpires, for the… 98 more words
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