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Refugees – welcome here?

Seeking asylum in the UK comes with systemic barriers. Selma Stearns explores Oxford’s efforts to support new refugees.

Oxford bucks national trend, increases number of female professors

Despite the startling nationwide figures, Oxford has increased female representation at the top of academia

Crinkled plate may be new method for weight loss

A new crinkled plate, designed by graphic designer Nauris Cinovics at the Art Academy of Latvia, has been suggested as a method of weight loss and reduced food intake

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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