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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

Academics slam VC over strike intervention

Her lack of support had prompted the creation of the #JeezLouise hashtag

Oxford helped ‘drive through’ controversial pension reforms

Colleges were counted as individual institutions in the pension policy survey, allegedly giving them disproportionate influence

Students march in support of academic staff

Oxford SU encouraged students not to use departmental facilities, though college teaching will not be affected

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Oxford’s pledge to support estranged students receives mixed response

Only students registered as estranged are eligible for the full bursary

From Deontay to Divock: a ‘Super Sunday’ done right

'Why can't all 'Super Sundays' start on a Saturday night?'