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‘Free Palestine’ protest held in Oxford

Around 200 protestors marched through Oxford on Monday in 'Free Palestine' protest

National demonstration for free education planned

A coalition of student groups have called a protest in London in support of free education

Proctors’ Office requires registered clubs to change rules

Clubs registered with the University now required to meet regulations that came into effect in October 2013

University committee backs Living Wage for staff

The University’s Planning, Resources and Allocation Committee has recommended that the University Council adopt a paper that would pay the Living Wage to central staff

OUSU Council approves budget

OUSU Council vote to approve student union’s budget for academic year 2014/15

Shadow minister to discuss HE funding with University

The Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills Liam Byrne is set to discuss the possibility of variable fees with University officials

Cherwell live tweet the #UnionNoCon debate

The Oxford Union is debating a No Confidence motion against President Ben Sullivan tonight

Support grows for fossil fuels divestment campaign

More JCRs voice support for 'Fossil Free' ahead of a divestment rally this weekend

Mental illnesses lower life expectancy more than smoking

Oxford researchers have discovered that mental illnesses can reduce life expectancy more than heavy smoking

"Serious irregularities" in NUS referendum

Junior Tribunal to look into result of NUS referendum after 'serious irregularities' found in vote

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‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.

Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities