A crash course in Chinese etiquette

The Miss Manners of modern China predicts a clash of cultures in her new memoir

Frosh should get mandatory etiquette training

How to cut down on bad behaviour like at Saint Mary’s


Looking to host a dinner party?

Corey Mintz wrote the book on that. No, really.

The new reason to be wary of Facebook

Hint: it’s not just those annoying “friends”

Pyjamas banned at Oxford

“A slovenly practice,” says Brasenose College

The etiquette expert’s tips on turning heads

The etiquette expert’s tips on turning heads

Whenever you walk in a room, self-confidence will ensure a ‘ta-dum’ effect

Professors get some bizarre gifts

Pettrigrew’s guide to thanking professors appropriately


Public display of disaffection

As ‘cell-fishness’ hits an all-time high, a backlash against mobile devices includes outright bans

Know your place

Know your place

For the 300 guests invited to Charles’s wedding dinner, picking up the right fork is just the beginning