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Graduate rent to increase by almost six per cent

The University’s Property Management Sub-Committee voted to raise rents for all graduate accommodation

New strike dates announced as UCU members consider deal

Union members will vote next week on whether to accept the proposal from Universities UK

Vice chancellor calls for calm as new pensions deal proposed

Under the proposed agreement, the current defined benefit pension scheme will remain until at least April 2019

Six colleges pushed for controversial pension reform

Leaked documents suggest that several colleges shared the University’s position on risk in the scheme

Martin Scorsese and Mary Beard to receive honorary degrees

Seven individuals will be awarded at an annual ceremony in June

Finalist degrees jeopardised by external examiner resignations

Examiners have been called to resign in solidarity with the UCU strike, potentially disrupting the setting and marking of papers

Strikes to continue after academics reject new pension deal

A provisional agreement was made yesterday between the head negotiators of either side, but has now been rejected after pressure from UCU members

Pension dispute resolution in sight

An agreement has now been provisionally made, with strike action expected to end on Wednesday

Union reverses ruling after election error

A counting error had denied Rai Saad Khan a spot on the Secretary’s Committee

Union elections marred by voting blunder

Rai Saad Khan was not elected to the Secretary's Committee, despite winning more votes than his closest rival

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Pablo Neruda’s subtle patterns show us how to feel

The brilliant simplicity of the Chilean poet is his greatest strength

The debate to ban slates shouldn’t be overlooked

Union internal politics may seem irrelevant, but this cronyism has repercussions for our future society

JCR presidents ‘disappointed’ by access report

The letter calls on the University and Colleges "to take every possible step to ensure that this situation improves in the short and long-term"

Access denied: Oxford admits more Westminster pupils than black students

First-ever undergraduate admissions report reveals stark realities of Oxford's access problem

University under fire for ‘pathetic’ retweet

Journalism Sathnam Sanghera told Cherwell: "I think the RT...demonstrates a real entrenched resistance to change"