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Katherine Pye


THE: Oxford best in UK for medicine, humanities, and social sciences

The Times Higher Education World University rankings have released rankings by subject group, with Oxford’s medical sciences department winning first place globally

Thatcher scholarships established in Somerville

Somerville’s Margaret Thatcher Scholarship Trust will provide scholarships for undergraduates this year

The Trouble with Trinidad

For Katherine Pye, the colour and energy of Trinidad, Cuba cannot erase its dark past. Part of the Cherwell Travel Supplement.

Oxford fellow wins prize for living as an animal

Dr Charles Foster, a fellow at Green Templeton College, medical law lecturer and practicing barrister, has won a parody biology award in America, a...

Endeavour cast spotted in Oxford

The new series of Endeavour is currently being filmed in the historic centre of Oxford

May opposes ‘safe space’ policies in universities

The Prime Minister announced in Commons that it was "quite extraordinary" for universities to ban discussing topics which could offend certain groups of students

Strong criticism from OUSU after University confirms fee rise

Beginning in October 2017, tuition fees at Oxford University will be £9,250 per year, increasing with inflation

Oxford University rejects May’s grammar school policy

Along with Teach First, King’s College London and others, Oxford University has warned that the government’s grammar school plans would abandon many secondary school students...

Oxford sixth in QS World Rankings

British universities fall in overall rankings with Cambridge dropping out of the top three for first time since 2004

Cambridge plans to reduce access targets rejected by Office for Fair...

Cambridge University’s proposed reduction in access targets has been rejected by the Office for Fair Access


Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

Oxford historian discovers new letter sent by suffragette

The letter was written in 1905 by Annie Kenney, the first suffragette to be imprisoned in the campaign for the vote