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First-generation, black student launches crowdfund to take up Oxford place

Roy Celaire aims to become an academic anthropologist to "work on the issues confronting members of the black community in Britain."

Oxford student successful in campaign for mother’s right to cross Mexico-US...

Bill De La Rosa launched a campaign after U.S. authorities denied his mother's plea to visit his dying father one last time

Prime Minister’s former chief of staff becomes Wadham fellow

Nick Timothy resigned from Downing Street in the aftermath of the 2017 General Election

St. John’s tops 2018 Norrington Table

60 of 109 Finalists at the College are awarded Firsts, with 94% of Finalists across the University achieving at least a 2.1

Exclusive: Oxford employed monk convicted of child sex abuse despite ban

Father Bernard Green taught at a total of seven Oxford colleges between 2000 and 2012, but St. Benet's bosses were aware of the nature of his ban as early as 2006

Oxford student loses bid to appeal boyfriend stabbing conviction

Lavinia Woodward stabbed her then boyfriend with a breadknife in the December 2016 attack

Union denies censoring whistleblowing panel video

Heather Marsh, who spoke on the panel, claimed that the society’s staff had been “comically obfuscating” since the event

St. Hugh’s u-turns on prelims accommodation blunder

First year undergraduates were informed earlier today by the College's Accommodation Manager that they would be have to move out of their Kenyon Building rooms during the prelims exam period

Oxford has “world-beating student experience” but unoriginal teaching, says survey

A new survey shows that Oxbridge students rate their university experience significantly higher than undergraduates at other Russell Group institutions

The simplification of our politics is a modern scourge

Simplistic, outraged rhetoric and a failure to focus on nuance prevents proper debate at a time when it is more important than ever

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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