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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

Oxford students to sue University over strikes

SU condemns “consumer-rights approach” to compensation case

Hyeonseo Lee interview: “Until I don’t have to, I will continue...

Once loyal to the regime, now determined to share the truth: North Korean defector Hyeonseo Lee speaks to Oscar Baker about her mission.

Tariq Ramadan paid woman for silence over relationship

The Oxford professor of contemporary Islamic studies is detained facing charges of rape, following allegations from three other women

Oxford ACS wins ‘BAME Society of the Year’

The group topped the ballot of 12 nationwide societies, winning recognition for "doing the most to support BAME communities at uni"

Oxford colleges release gender pay gap data

Female staff at New College earn just 76p for every £1 that its male staff earn

Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend has appeal refused

Lavinia Woodward was spared jail at Oxford Crown Court last year, after she received a suspended sentence

Government blocks Oxford MP’s bill for rough sleepers

Layla Moran’s bill was motivated in part by student campaigning efforts to repeal the Vagrancy Act

Homeless emergency protocol activated

The Severe Weather Emergency Protocol will now have been in operation for 31 nights this winter

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

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The Band Review – ‘heartwarming and nostalgic fun’

The new Take That inspired musical a great testament to the great British boyband.