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Students sue Oxford for ‘mishandling’ mental health needs

Two recent graduates are filing lawsuits against the University for alleged mental health discrimination and loss of earnings

OUSU calls on city council to “stop targeting Oxford’s rough sleepers”

On Your Doorstep campaign launches petition over the use of anti-social behaviour legislation

President Duterte calls Oxford “school for stupid people”

Controversial Filipino president hits back at claims he spent 10 million pesos on a “troll army”

Homeless threatened with £2.5k fines by council

Labour-run council claims bags in doorways "may constitute a hazard"

Oxford academics involved in Google’s push to influence public policy

Millions spent by tech giant on policy papers aimed at improving the regulatory climate

Students reject move to end the wearing of scholars’ gowns

Students vote heavily against the proposed ban in OUSU poll

Oxford makes non-European history paper compulsory

Despite changes to the history syllabus, Rhodes Must Fall campaigners say it doesn’t go far enough

Universities crucial in almost half of new inventions—and Oxford is the...

The study also revealed that universities contributed to around 75 per cent of the world’s important inventions

JCRs vote for compulsory £1 donations to homeless charities

It follows a motion by St Anne’s JCR to add a compulsory £1 donation to battels each term for Oxford homelessness charities

Universities warned over Brexit brain drain

Research suggests three in four EU academics would consider leaving the UK post-Brexit

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Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...