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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


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

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