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Oxford votes to strike

Staff threaten two weeks of walk-outs following pension dispute

SU boycotts National Student Survey

The motion passed with a 75% majority, meeting the two thirds majority required to succeed.

Oxford SU slammed for ‘incoherent’ free speech report

Oxford Students for Life criticised the student union for failing to mention allegations that the SU suppressed free speech

Research team uncover the mystery of sleep

The group of Oxford scientists used fruit flies to examine how our minds pass a "tipping point" into sleep

Oxford hosts leadership programme to tackle Brexit effects

Thirty postgraduates from European universities have gathered at Balliol to address Europe's social issues.

Balliol accused of bowing to “anti-colonial” pressure by moving Viceroy’s portrait

After taking it down for repairs, the college have not replaced the portrait of George Curzon to its hall.

Oxford academics condemn “polemical and simplistic” research

The professor described their actions as "collective online bullying"

Oxford defends don accused of “whitewashing” the British empire

Nigel Biggar had argued we should “moderate our post-imperial guilt”

Empty Lush shop to become homeless shelter

The retailer was previously criticised for boarding up the entrance

Oxford Council orders emergency shelter for the homeless

The temporary move was triggered by sub-zero weather forecasts

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University to overhaul online systems

The technology behind OxCORT is a decade old, and is “no longer being actively developed and requires replacement”,  according to a University statement.

Pay ‘Oxford living wage’, campaign tells Uni

The petition reflects Oxford City Council’s recent commitment to pay its employees an ‘Oxford Living Wage’, which stands at 95% of the London living wage.

Magdalen LGBTQ+ and Entz reps sorry for ‘insensitive’ bop theme

The theme was subsequently changed to “80s Icons” after members of the JCR expressed concerns that the theme could have encouraged appropriation of the LGBTQ community.

Students launch magazine ‘for Afro-Caribbean voices’

The magazine provides a creative platform for students of Afro-Caribbean descent