Student Magazines

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The Isis

The Isis Magazine is the oldest student magazine in the country, first published in 1892. Traditionally a rival to the student newspaper Cherwell, it now operates as a termly magazine and website, providing an outlet for features journalism, although for most of its life it appeared weekly. Some of Isis alumni include Hilaire Belloc, Evelyn Waugh, Harold Acton, Graham Greene, John Betjeman. 


Oxford Review of Books 

Oxford Review of Books, also known as ORB, was founded in Trinity 2017 by an enterprising group of young Oxford students. It accepts long-form book reviews and essays, as well as diary pieces, interviews and poetry, on a variety of humanities-based subjects. The most recent issue was published on 7 March, 2018, and can be purchased here.

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Oxford Climate Society

The Oxford Climate Society produces a number of publications, including RISE, a bi-annual zine in collaboration with Tandem Collective, a local non-profit. The first zine will be released in May 2018 and was created to provide an outlet for creative responses to climate change, bringing together voices from the student body and the wider Oxford community. The society also produces Anthroposphere: The Oxford Climate Review, covering climate change and the environment through the lenses of natural science, economics, policy, literature and pop culture. Their blog provides regular articles and infographics on the most relevant issues in the context of climate change.

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The Oxford Scientist

The Oxford Scientist is Oxford University‚Äôs foremost science magazine. They are entirely student run and publish one issue per term. Founded in 2007, before Hilary Term 2018 they published under the title Bang! Science Magazine.