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Oxford strike dates cancelled as crucial ballot draws to a close

Union members are currently voting on whether to accept the proposed deal, which if accepted could lead to an end to longstanding industrial action

St Hugh’s launch inquiry into sexual harassment claims

The investigation follows claims about the behaviour of a now-deceased fellow

Brexit is causing fondue resurgence, claims Oxford professor

Professor Charles Spence stresses the importance of "gastropolitics" in the revival of the Swiss delicacy

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

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Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.