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Another surgeon uses bogus Oxford degree

A Ugandan doctor was arrested last weekend after claiming to have earned a degree in Medicine from Oxford University.

MCR poach JCR housing

Students at New College have expressed anger following an MCR decision to swap popular undergraduate housing with their own.

5 Minute Tute – The EU Crunch

America's not alone: we look at the bailouts across the Continent

Interview: Joseph Nye

The West's future is brighter than pundits think

Interview: Robert Fisk

Emily Packer asks The Independent's foreign correspondent if there is any way out for the Middle East.

The Dark Side

by Emily PackerEver since William Blake declared Milton to be of the Devil’s party without knowing it, artists in all media have relied on...

Death of the Reader

 Emily Packer peruses the problems of reading for pleasure as an Oxford studentI have been at Oxford only seven weeks, but as a fresher...

Exclusive Interview: Albanian Author Fatos Kongoli at the Maison Francaise 31/10/07

by Emily Packer With thanks to Miranda Dawkins for interpreting the interview. Though his name may not yet be familiar to...


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

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups