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Walking the Old Ways with Robert MacFarlane

Max Long discusses landscape, people and place with Robert MacFarlane, author of The Old Ways

NUS Referendum declared void

A Junior tribunal has declared the referendum invalid after evidence of foul play was revealed over the weekend

Country Diary: Shotover

'Places are not the same by night. They are transformed. Shapes and forms take on different sizes, colours and shades. Perspective becomes blurred, sounds sharper'

Country Diary: The Water Meadow

“Under no circumstances should any students enter the Deer park. We will treat this extremely seriously”

Country Diary: Wytham Woods

'In such a forest there is of course much more than visual pleasure; there’s the sound of wind bending and creaking age-old timber, or the whiff of damp leaves, the smell of air, damp, imbued with life.'

Country Diary: Port Meadow

'Port Meadow is steeped in myth; it’s the unploughed landscape, the land earned from resisting the Danes, a sacred spot where the Freemen graze their cattle'

Yes please

Max Long argues in favour of staying affiliated with the National Union of Students in the upcoming referendum

Union Librarian Resigns

Kostas Chryssanthopoulos offered his resignation this evening after storming out of Thursday's debate in protest against the Union President Ben Sullivan

Union Librarian walks out of debate

Turmoil engulfs the Oxford Union Society as the Librarian Kostas Chryssanthopoulos speaks out against the President

Queen of Spain visits Oxford

Queen Sofia attends a Colloquium and a formal meal at Exeter College


Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday

Mojo Preview – ‘gloriously worded script but male dominated’

Cesca Echlin finds this rendition of Jez Butterworth's play hits comic targets, but also reflects on its male-dominated narrative.

Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women