The Øxymorøn

What is The Oxymoron?

The Oxymoron is a satirical student magazine, described by its founder as "better than all publications and most charities".

Founded in 2007, it is printed once termly, with a print run of about 1000. In both 2008 and 2009 it was nominated for "Best Magazine" at the Guardian Student Media Awards.

It's a collaborative writing effort, and the names of the writers are not printed.


How do I write for it?

Send an email to, saying that you'd like to write for it.
We'll let you know how to put together an application.
We're also looking for graphic designers, Photoshop experts, and keen financial minds.


How do I get it?

The Oxymoron is delivered to subscribed JCR and MCRs across the land (mostly Oxford). Subscription, which funds the production of the magazine, costs £30 per college per term, for which you get 50 high-quality copies. Other rates available on request; for more details, prices and sample GM motions get in touch at


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