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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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Union prepares for Bannon protests

Hundreds are expected to protest at the Union, after yesterday's tense vote sees the Bannon event go ahead

Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups