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Robert Walmsley


‘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


Union prepares for Bannon protests

Hundreds are expected to protest at the Union, after yesterday's tense vote sees the Bannon event go ahead

Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups