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Oxford Dictionaries announce Word of the Year 2018

Runners-up included 'big dick energy', 'incel', and 'gammon'

Stormy Daniels to visit Oxford Union

Daniels talk entitled “Sex, Guns & Other Fluff:  How Porn Can Set You Free” will focus on how “stigmatizing the adult industry and people who work in it is bad for society”

Oxford UCU fails to reach voter turnout threshold to call for...

Trade union laws mandating 50% voter turnout have frustrated the UCU's move to strike action, despite a majority of balloted members voting to strike

Lidl to set up Oxford German graduate scholarship

The company will also sponsor a new competition, the Lidl Undergraduate Prize in German Studies and a fund to support students on their year abroad

Oxford launches new social enterprise support scheme

Oxford University has launched a new social enterprise support scheme in order to enable academics the opportunity to create new “spinout companies” based on...

App launched to help new students navigate Oxford

The app features the presidents of Oxford SU, the African and Caribbean Society (ACS) and the Dramatic Society, as well as the Bodleian librarian

New rape case opened against Oxford professor

Geneva’s Special Prosecutor has confirmed the decision to open a formal criminal inquiry into an alleged sexual assault in Geneva in October 2008

UK universities issue new suicide prevention guidance

One focus of the new guidelines is to increase information sharing between universities and families

Top Australian universities beat the Russell Group for economic influence

The Group of Eight in Australia wield as much as 30% more economic influence than the UK’s leading grouping of research universities

Oxford City Council calls on government to adopt new air pollution...

Oxford City Council has issued a statement to the Environment Secretary Michael Gove calling for a 10-point contract between the government and local authorities...

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Talaash preview – a fusion of dance, poetry, and identity

A discussion of the cultural significance and community spirit of Talaash

Union seeks legal advice over financial transparency rules

Requests for a detailed breakdown of the Society’s audited accounts for the 2016-17 financial year have been unsuccessful

St Anne’s JCR backs ethical investment

The motion stated that divestment is “an effective means of stigmatizing the weapons and fossil fuel industries and encouraging more restrictive legislation in these sectors"

Union prepares for Bannon protests

Hundreds are expected to protest at the Union, after yesterday's tense vote sees the Bannon event go ahead

Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group