Fog on the Essex marshes, fog on the Kentish heights. Fog creeping into the cabooses of collier-brigs; fog lying out on the yards, and hovering in the rigging of great ships; fog drooping on ..
Kit Villiers, one of OISE Oxford's most experienced teachers and a specialist in legal English tuition, offers his opinion on the question: What is the biggest Oxford College?
As they po ..
It’s the favourite haunt of any Président de la République wanting to make a stand of solidarity with the farmers and capitalise on photo opportunities, the ideal family half-term activity for l ..
Looking for a career that combines language skills and politics? We interviewed British graduate Jack Keevill about his experience of working in EU affairs. Jack read Medieval and Modern Languag ..
The panel of experts included representatives of the National Union of Students and key figures in international university departments, and was joined by international students already in t ..
Each week, OISE Paris organises an afternoon excursion to a quarter of Paris with which the students are not familiar. This not only adds a cultural element to the course but also allows the ..
La Ronde is Canada’s second largest theme park and is only a short metro journey from OISE Montreal. We began confidently and all jumped straight onto “The Goliath”, which, ..
This year OISE Badminton operated a ‘house points’ system to encourage speaking English outside the classroom. At the beginning of the course, we were all allocated to one of eigh ..
I had a Swedish neighbour once, and the first time I met her I had no idea she was not English. There was not a trace of an accent, not a word misplaced or unidiomatic. I spoke to her for abo ..
Many writers, from Mark Twain to Joan Didion, have argued that writing by hand gets the creative juices flowing, arguing that we use our hands and wrists to organize our thoughts. A famous es ..
A new book has been released, titled Daily Rituals: How Artists Work (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Daily-Rituals-How-Artists-Work/dp/0307273601/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1366920729&sr=8-1& ..
Rhetoric, as discussed in the previous post, is a fascinating and complex art form that can help improve public speaking. The ‘Five Canons of Rhetoric’ provide a useful and practical ..